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Streams of Living Water | John 7:37-43

Picture, picture, picture. That was Rabbi George’s favourite phrase. He said it to us, everyday, during our tour of the Middle East. Pyramid. Picture, Picture, Picture. Temple. Picture, picture, picture. A Shepherd with his flock. Picture, picture, picture. Its not … Continue reading

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The Real | Matthew 7:15-23

So, I have in my possession today, a bill worth one million dollars. That’s right. One million dollars. I found it the other day while walking down the street. You might say that it was my lucky day. I thought … Continue reading

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The Narrow Way | Matthew 7:13-14

This past Wednesday, a barn swallow flew into our sanctuary. It happened during high school chapel. It caused quite a commotion as it swooped through the rafters. It even let out a little poop, which was popular among the high … Continue reading

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Gone Fishing | John 21

Dear Friends of Jesus Christ, I wonder what was going on in Peter’s mind when he said: “I’m going fishing.” Fishing. There’s nothing wrong with fishing, of course. Its a good thing to do, when you’re in the mood for … Continue reading

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Self-Giving Love | John 12:1-19

Dear Friends of Jesus Christ This is such a powerful scene—filled with irony and passion. Anyone with a pulse can tell that big things are about to happen in the unfolding story of Jesus and his love. Behind the scenes, … Continue reading

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Discerning, But Not Critical | Matthew 7:1-6

Jesus seems to like using animal illustrations. Dogs and pigs make it into this passage. But elsewhere Jesus uses other furry examples. At one point he calls Herod Antipas a fox. On another occasion he calls the Pharisees a brood … Continue reading

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Do Not Worry | Matthew 6:19-34

Dear friends of Jesus Christ, Jesus’s main point is not hard to find in this passage. He says it a number of times in a number of different ways. “Do not worry about your life?” “Do not worry about tomorrow.” … Continue reading

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