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"God raised him up, loosing the pangs of death, because it was not possible for him to be held by it." - Acts 2:24 We can control many things in life—what we eat, where we work, where we live—but there is one thing we cannot control: death....

"And it shall come to pass that everyone who calls upon the name of the Lord shall be saved." - Acts 2:21 Holy Week is an intentional time to reflect upon and celebrate in God's faithfulness to His promise—that He will bring full and final redemption...

Jesus instructed the disciples in Acts 1 to stay in Jerusalem and await the Holy Spirit, which was the promise of the Father. Acts 2 opens with the disciples continuing to wait, expectantly hoping in God's faithful promise to be fulfilled. Even though Pentecost did...

So often reconciliation involves me forgiving someone who has “wronged” me.  Whether the wrong was real or imagined, I am still called to forgive.  In Matthew 18:21-22 JESUS makes clear that we are to be people who forgive if we are to be HIS followers. ...

You’ve watched the Oscars, right? Then you’ve seen the lush red carpet that the stars walk on as they enter the theater. Rolling out the red carpet is a picture of the preparation that goes into treating someone like they are royalty. Repentance is the...

I find that in difficult conversations listening to the other person is often complicated. I often discover that instead of listening, I am preparing, in my mind, for how I want to respond. What would happen to our conversations if we started really listening to...

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