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The Season of Lenten Sacrifices

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

“For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.”  (Hosea 6:6) Yesterday was the day on the church calendar that many Christians refer to as “Ash Wednesday” which opens up the forty-day season of fasting, prayer and self-examination that we call Lent.  This leads up to Holy Week during which we celebrate […]

Grieving the Heart of God

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

“Then the Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.  And the Lord was sorry that He had made man on the earth, and He was grieved in His heart.”  (Genesis 6:5,6)      Scripture tells us early […]

The Friendship of the World

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

  “…the friendship of the world is enmity with God.  Whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God.”  James 4:4 “Beloved, follow not that which is evil, but that which is good.  He that does good is of God: but he that does evil has not seen God.”  III […]