Persistent Love

In Jesus' parable of the prodigal son (Luke 15:11-32), we read about love - persistent love. It's not love that comes and goes. It's love that keeps on going. This story could be called  'the story of the loving father.' The story is really about the father's love. This is what makes this story a …

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Our heads go down …

Our heads go down. Our hearts are lifted up by Jesus Christ, the risen Lord. He has triumphed over death - "Death has been swallowed up in victory" (1 Corinthians 15:54). He gives his victory to us - "Thanks be to God!  He gives us the victory through Jesus Christ our Lord" (1 Corinthians 15:57). …

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A mighty work of God …

Numbers 33:1-34:29; Luke 9:10-27; Proverbs 8:22-31 The sheer dimensions of what God was doing with His people, Israel, are most impressive. This was no small thing. This was a mighty work of God. The feeding of the 5,000 was a mighty miracle. It was impressive because of the sheer numbers involved in it. When we think of such mighty miracles, …

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