Tag Archives: Confession

Daily Office: “Getting Free From Preferences and Politics”- June 29, 2015

          “Every day God invites us on the same kind of adventure. It’s not a trip where He sends us a rigid itinerary, He simply invites us. God asks what it is He’s made us to … Continue reading

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A Theological Reflection of the Evangelical Covenant Church Perspective concerning the Eucharist as a Sacrament

        January 31, 2015   The purpose of this reflection is to affirm and present the Evangelical Covenant Church’s theological framework for understanding the Eucharist as a Sacrament. The ECC embraces the perspective of the reformers, especially … Continue reading

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Daily Office: God Rewards those who are Faithful!

February 10, 2015 Morning “Therefore, do not throw away your confidence, which has a great reward. For you have need of endurance, so that when you have done the will of God, you may receive what was promised. For yet … Continue reading

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Galatians 3:1: Stupid is What Stupid Does!

Just finished reading today’s SOAP verses and I thought struck me from the words of that great Philosopher, “Forrest Gump.” Remember his statement: “Stupid is What Stupid Does!” I think the Apostle Paul may agree this statement because in Galatians chapter three verse … Continue reading

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The Blessings of Brokenness Part 2 of 3: Jesus Christ a Model of Brokenness

                Years ago a pastor gave me a tract that I keep in my bible that is entitled “Brokenness.”  I thought I would pass it on to you hoping that it will become … Continue reading

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Forgiveness is the Key to Everything- So Live in the Tension!

        Scripture: So watch yourselves! “If another believer sins, rebuke that person; then if there is repentance, forgive. Even if that person wrongs you seven times a day and each time turns again and asks forgiveness, you must forgive.” … Continue reading

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“Walking in the Light”

                  Scripture: I John 1:5-10 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)  5 This is the message we have heard from him and declare to you: God is light; in him there is no darkness at all. 6 (Therefore) … Continue reading

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Why Stay Stuck with Seagulls when you can Soar with Eagles?: Maintaining an Attitude of Gratitude! Part 1 of 2

              Where I live in Lincoln, California has in the past week experienced some very strange weather. For instance, this past week temperatures soared to well over a 110 degrees and then two days … Continue reading

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The Safety of Being Fully Known By Christ!

 “For now we see only a reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known.” (I Corinthians 13:12, NIV) Henri Nouwen, the widely … Continue reading

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