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The Easter Lamb


In the early days of Jesus’ ministry, when John the Baptist saw Jesus, he would shout, “Behold, the Lamb of God!” (John 1:29,36). During this time, John also preached that Jesus was greater than him (3:30) and was the one to be followed (1:30), and so many did. Now if you know anything about lambs, you know that they aren’t ... Read More »

Are you a “Foolish Galatian”?


Many of you are familiar with the story of Moses and the 10 Commandments and the overall idea that throughout the Old Testament, before Jesus Christ came, there were certain rules and laws God put into place for His people. These laws were good. They were part of God’s covenant with His people, guaranteeing them that should they obey His ... Read More »

Are you being robbed?


My 4 year-old son was robbed last week. It happened so quickly! We were sitting at the dinner table and my wife was handing out bowls of ice cream. He was so happy to receive his bowl first, so excited about his bowl of delicious ice cream. Then it happened, he was robbed right in front of us. His brother ... Read More »

One Who Hears and Obeys


As the snow finally disappears from the ground here at camp and the ice on the lake covers less and less surface, it only seems right that Easter is almost upon us. Sobering remembrance of a cross that serves as the scene for a sacrifice unlike any other, followed by the glorious celebration of resurrection that destroyed death and triumphed ... Read More »

D) All of the Above


If you’ve been keeping up-to-date with the One Minute Bible for Students, you’ve recently read about a guy named Moses, who God ends up speaking through and using to lead the Israelites out of Egypt. As Moses dialogues with God, he asks a very interesting question: 13 “If I come to the people of Israel and say to them, ‘The ... Read More »

Coaching Life


For 36 years, Dean Smith coached basketball at the University of North Carolina.   He taught his teams to play hard, play smart, and to play together. He called it “the Carolina Way.” In his time at UNC, Dean’s teams won 879 games, 13 ACC Titles, and 2 National Championships.   On the journey, Dean Smith shaped young men. Michael Jordan, Dean’s ... Read More »

Whose Hand are You Holding?


Psalm 37 1 Do not be agitated by evildoers; do not envy those who do wrong. 2 For they wither quickly like grass and wilt like tender green plants. 3 Trust in the Lord and do what is good; dwell in the land and live securely. 4 Take delight in the Lord, and He will give you your heart’s desires. 5 Commit your way to ... Read More »

Sow What?!


One of the scripture passages in the One Year Bible this week is the text for the Parable of the Sower. Feel like you’ve heard the Parable of the Sower more times than you can remember? You might be thinking “Yeah, yeah … I’ve heard this all before. Sow What?!” So what? Let’s consider together that it is a reminder ... Read More »

The Answer to Boredom

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“This is so boring!!!” I said those words out loud to no one in particular on my first day of hunting. I had sat still for the better part of a Saturday, just waiting. For those of you who have not hunted before, it can involve very long periods of time sitting perfectly motionless watching nature. Lest you think it’s ... Read More »