Day 97- The Mile I Broke

Have you counted the cost of being a follower of Christ? It will cost you everything…

God is in my Typewriter

The dance of the perfumed oil was not the smell of life, but that of death. It was a preparation, a love story, a total consecration. The one whose heart beat for the one whose heart would soon be stopped. 

The scene of Mary anointing the feet of Jesus and drying them with her hair is a movement of love. It is an act of worship, a passionate “yes.” The contradiction of the time was that is was in fact a  woman, and not a man, who was performing this religious ritual. It was Mary who was preparing Jesus for death.

The subtlety of the movement can be lost if we expect complicated answers. Worship is not an act that is performed for others, it is an act performed for one. 

Her movement was intentional, the dowry that was all that she had, the most precious gift.

The very…

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Day 90- The Writing is on the Mile

"Again he bent down and wrote on the ground. And in response they went away one by one, beginning with the elders. So he was left alone with the woman before him." John 8:8-9 The "writing on the wall" is a familiar phrase. It indicates a very visible sign, a warning.  The phrase actually comes …

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‘Sheep Beating’ is not the Gospel

Today’s sermon comes from Sermon Audio and can be found here, the PDF can be downloaded here. This sermon is titled: Blaze a TrailBy Jeff NoblitAnchored in Truth MinistriesPreached on: Sunday, January 12, 2020 Bible Text: 1 Timothy 4:11-16 1 But the Spirit says expressly that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to seducing …

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Of Love and Fulfilling the Law: Article 5 of Defense of Augsburg Confession. Part 1

1] Here the adversaries urge against us: If thou wilt enter into life, keep the commandments, Matt. 19:17; likewise: The doers of the Law shall be justified, Rom. 2:13, and many other like things concerning the Law and works. Before we reply to this, we must first declare what we believe concerning love and the fulfilling of the …

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