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“How long, O Lord, will I call for help, And You will not hear? I cry out to You, ‘Violence!’ Yet You do not save.” Habakkuk 1:2 It can be disheartening when God seems to be silent about the problems surrounding us. It’s hard to know what we should do.[...]

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In recent weeks, millions of people have been discussing this question: does Jesus still love Christians who have sex outside of marriage? You’re probably not aware of this conversation unless you’re following the current season of The Bachelorette. Now, you’re also probably wondering why an old preacher like me is[...]

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“You who rejoice in Lodebar, and say, ‘Have we not by our own strength taken Karnaim for ourselves?’” Amos 6:13 It’s a red flag to our spiritual condition when we celebrate victories that do not require faith. That’s exactly what happened to Israel in today’s passage. Lodebar and Karnaim were[...]

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When BKM began, I knew I would be traveling and preaching but developing a digital pulpit hadn’t occurred to me. Over the last three years, however, that’s exactly where God has led. We quickly discovered that partnering with local churches also meant staying connected after the revival or marriage conference[...]

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“But as for you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, too little to be among the clans of Judah, from you One will go forth for Me to be ruler in Israel. His goings forth are from long ago, from the days of eternity.” Micah 5:2 God delights in making much out of little. Why?[...]

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“The Lord is slow to anger and great in power, and the Lord will by no means leave the guilty unpunished.” Nahum 1:3a   If God sent a message directly to you, would you listen to it? Most Christians would reply, “Of course!” Well, that’s exactly what the Lord did[...]

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“Make sure that your character is free from the love of money, being content with what you have; for He himself has said, ‘I will never forsake you,’ so that we can confidently say, ‘The Lord is my helper, I will not be afraid. What will man do to me?’”[...]

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“Now, brethren, we wish to make known to you the grace of God which has been given in the churches of Macedonia, that in great ordeal of affliction their abundance of joy and their deep poverty overflowed in the wealth of their liberality. For I testify that according to their[...]

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“Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” Some version of this statement is attributed to Edmund Burke (1729-1797), George Santayana (1863-1952), and Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965). I think this statement is so often repeated because it’s based in truth; and it still resonates. Those words[...]

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