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The Women of Advent – Part One – Tamar

The Women of Advent – Part One – Tamar

12/01/2019 – The Women of Advent - Part One - Tamar Matthew 1:1-17, Genesis 38:6-30. In Matthew's genealogy of Jesus' birth, we meet Tamar, the mother of Perez and Zerah. On the surface, her story is messy and sordid and seems an unlikely one to include in Jesus'...

Gratitude – Part Four – The Myth of Emotions

Gratitude – Part Four – The Myth of Emotions

11/24/2019 – Gratitude - Part Three - The Myth of Emotions James 1:1-5, 12. Consider it all joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds. This instruction from James seems almost impossible. Is it even possible that we can change our gut...

Gratitude – Part Three – The Myth of Scarcity

Gratitude – Part Three – The Myth of Scarcity

11/17/2019 – Gratitude - Part Three - The Myth of Scarcity Matthew 20:1-16. One of the great obstacles to living in gratitude is an inborn fear that there will not be enough. Not enough love. Not enough money. Not enough security. Not enough fill-in-the-blank. We live...

Gratitude – Part Two – The Myth of Competition

Gratitude – Part Two – The Myth of Competition

11/10/2019 – Gratitude - Part Two - The Myth of Competition Luke 15:11-32. Most people today have lost the ability to hold convictions with openness, allowing them to be in relationship with people who think differently. As a result, we resemble the older brother in...

Gratitude – Part One – The Myth of Happiness

Gratitude – Part One – The Myth of Happiness

11/03/2019 – Gratitude - Part One - The Myth of Happiness Philippians 4:4-13. Gratitude is central to the life of faith, but living a life of gratitude is not easy. Though we might think happiness is normal, unhappiness comes far more naturally to us. How can we...

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