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Undeniable (Part 1) (Palm Sunday)

It’s morning and you’re doing your morning chores: feeding the animals (and your children), pulling weeds, and preparing wood for the fire… when you hear chaotic shouting. Some are simply saying, “He’s coming! He’s coming!” Others are shouting that there is a huvangelion (εὐαγγέλιον) – which means good news or message, but almost certainly would …

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Undeniable (Part 2) (Easter Sunday)

We just hit on one of my favorite verses of the whole Bible. It says, “When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted.” Of all the opportunities to believe wholeheartedly, in all of history, this must have been the absolute best opportunity to believe without question. If you’re a disciple, you have spent …

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Underground Kingdom

Maurice Sendak is my favorite children’s author. Not only is he the author of my favorite children’s book, Where the Wild Things Are, but he’s also quite dark in his personality, which I find funny. He and I also share the opinion that children often have a clearer picture of what’s actually happening in the …

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House of Danger

“Okay, you can do it… jump, jump in… I promise… I’ll catch you. Trust me.” We’ve all either said those words or heard them said with a little kid at the edge of the pool as they’re being taught how to swim. But all around them, there’s the splashing, there’s the terror, and there are …

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