• Shame Busters [Part 1]

    By — October 13, 2016

    Are you ready for some good news? We have a God who clings to us. It’s the truth that heals our shame and lifts us from our depression. Today’s text: “Would you therefore refrain from marrying? No, my daughters, for it is exceedingly bitter to me for your sake that the hand of the Lord has gone out against me.” Then they lifted up their voices and wept again. And Orpah kissed her mother-in-law, but Ruth clung to her.” (Ruth 1:13–14, ESV)

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  • What Would Jesus Say [Part 2]

    By — October 12, 2016

    Are you ready for some good news? The cycle of shame is broken by the Word of grace. Today’s Text: “And as they continued to ask him, he stood up and said to them, “Let him who is without sin among you be the first to throw a stone at her.” And once more he bent down and wrote on the ground. But when they heard it, they went away one by one, beginning with the older ones, and Jesus was left alone with the woman standing before him. Jesus stood up and said to her, “Woman, where are they? Has no one condemned you?”” (John 8:7–10, ESV)

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  • What Would Jesus Say [Part 1]

    By — October 11, 2016

    Are you ready for some good news? When you hear Jesus speak, shame falls to the ground. Today’s Text: “Jesus stood up and said to her, “Woman, where are they? Has no one condemned you?” She said, “No one, Lord.” And Jesus said, “Neither do I condemn you; go, and from now on sin no more.”” (John 8:10–11, ESV)

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  • Are you ready for some good news? God pours unmerited favor upon you because of the fullness of God and the fulfillment of the New Covenant in Christ. Today’s text: “And David said, “Is there still anyone left of the house of Saul, that I may show him kindness for Jonathan’s sake?”” (2 Samuel 9:1, ESV)

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  • Are you ready for some good news? The King has found you, brought you out of hiding and invited you to the banquet table! Today’s text: “Then King David sent and brought him from the house of Machir the son of Ammiel, at Lo-debar. And Mephibosheth the son of Jonathan, son of Saul, came to David and fell on his face and paid homage. And David said, “Mephibosheth!” And he answered, “Behold, I am your servant.” And David said to him, “Do not fear, for I will show you kindness for the sake of your father Jonathan, and I will restore to you all the land of Saul your father, and you shall eat at my table always.” And he paid homage and said, “What is your servant, that you should show regard for a dead dog such as I?”” (2 Samuel 9:5–8, ESV)

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  • For the Want of a Mom and Dad [Part 2]

    By — October 06, 2016

    Are you ready for some good news? Your new identity in Christ strengthens you to resist every form of temptation. Today’s text: “But he refused and said to his master’s wife, “Behold, because of me my master has no concern about anything in the house, and he has put everything that he has in my charge. He is not greater in this house than I am, nor has he kept back anything from me except you, because you are his wife. How then can I do this great wickedness and sin against God?”” (Genesis 39:8–9, ESV)

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  • For the Want of a Mom and Dad [Part 1]

    By — October 05, 2016

    Are you ready for some good news? In Christ, you’re no orphan. You’re an heir! Today’s text: “But we were gentle among you, like a nursing mother taking care of her own children. ... For you know how, like a father with his children, we exhorted each one of you and encouraged you ….” (1 Thessalonians 2:7–12, ESV)

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  • Large Item Pickup [Part 2]

    By — October 04, 2016

    e you ready for some good news? You don’t exist to please others; you exist to glorify God and live out your destiny in Christ. Today’s text: “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.” (Jeremiah 29:11, ESV)

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  • Large Item Pickup [Part 1]

    By — October 03, 2016

    Are you ready for some good news? You don’t exist to please others; you exist to glorify God and live out your destiny in Christ. Today’s text: “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.” (Jeremiah 29:11, ESV)

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  • Hardening of the Oughteries [Part 2]

    By — September 30, 2016

    Are you ready for some good news? There’s a cure for the “hardening of the oughteries” – the grace of God. Today’s text: “For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.” (John 1:17, ESV)

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  • Hardening of the Oughteries [Part 1]

    By — September 29, 2016

    Are you ready for some good news? The Gospel isn’t about what you “ought to” do. It’s about what Jesus has already done. Today’s text: “For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.” (John 1:17, ESV)

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  • The Highest Vista of All [Part 2]

    By — September 28, 2016

    Are you ready for some good news? The New Covenant isn’t a modified Old Covenant. It’s altogether new. Today’s text: “But as it is, Christ has obtained a ministry that is as much more excellent than the old as the covenant he mediates is better, since it is enacted on better promises. For if that first covenant had been faultless, there would have been no occasion to look for a second.” (Hebrews 8:6–7, ESV)

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  • The Highest Vista of All [Part 1]

    By — September 27, 2016

    Are you ready for some good news? ​ Christ ushered in a New Covenant! It is utterly new and altogether better than the Old. Understanding the power, beauty and grace of the New Covenant is the highest vista of Gospel truth! Today’s text: “But as it is, Christ has obtained a ministry that is as much more excellent than the old as the covenant he mediates is better, since it is enacted on better promises. For if that first covenant had been faultless, there would have been no occasion to look for a second.” (Hebrews 8:6–7, ESV)

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  • The Agony of Victory [Part 2]

    By — September 26, 2016

    Are you ready for some good news? God isn’t finished with you yet! Today’s text: “And [Elijah] asked that he might die, saying, “It is enough; now, O Lord, take away my life…. And the angel of the Lord came again a second time and touched him and said, “Arise and eat, for the journey is too great for you.”” (1 Kings 19:4, 7, ESV)

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  • The Agony of Victory [Part 1]

    By — September 23, 2016

    Are you ready for some good news? God has a journey for you still to take. Even if you’ve reached a great pinnacle, He has more in the future for you. Today’s text: “And [Elijah] asked that he might die, saying, “It is enough; now, O Lord, take away my life…. And the angel of the Lord came again a second time and touched him and said, “Arise and eat, for the journey is too great for you.”” (1 Kings 19:4, 7, ESV)

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  • Escape for the Scapegoat [Part 2]

    By — September 22, 2016

    Are you ready for some good news? Since Jesus willingly became a scapegoat, you never need to be one. Today’s text: “And Aaron shall lay both his hands on the head of the live goat, and confess over it all the iniquities of the people of Israel, and all their transgressions, all their sins. And he shall put them on the head of the goat and send it away into the wilderness by the hand of a man who is in readiness.” (Leviticus 16:21, ESV)

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  • Escape for the Scapegoat [Part 1]

    By — September 21, 2016

    Are you ready for some good news? Jesus isn’t only the Lamb who takes away the sin of the world; He’s also the scapegoat who has born our shame. Today’s text: “And Aaron shall lay both his hands on the head of the live goat, and confess over it all the iniquities of the people of Israel, and all their transgressions, all their sins. And he shall put them on the head of the goat and send it away into the wilderness by the hand of a man who is in readiness.” (Leviticus 16:21, ESV)

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  • A Rose for a Rose [Part 2]

    By — September 20, 2016

    Are you ready for some good news? Women, if you have experienced dishonor and shame, you can forgive and you can be healed. Sometimes it helps to hear an apology even if it isn’t from your offender. Today’s text: “… she took of its fruit and ate, and she also gave some to her husband who was with her, and he ate.” (Genesis 3:6–7, ESV)

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  • A Rose for a Rose [Part 1]

    By — September 19, 2016

    Are you ready for some good news? Sometimes, when your offender hasn’t apologized, it’s healing to receive a confession from another. No matter your wounds, it’s possible to forgive and move on. Today’s text: “… she took of its fruit and ate, and she also gave some to her husband who was with her, and he ate.” (Genesis 3:6–7, ESV)

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  • Shame or Godly Conviction [Part 2]

    By — September 16, 2016

    Are you ready for some good news? The conviction of the Holy Spirit is altogether different than shame. True, godly conviction is a sweet gift of liberty guiding you back to the Father. Today’s Text: ““But when he came to himself, he said, ‘How many of my father’s hired servants have more than enough bread, but I perish here with hunger! I will arise and go to my father, and I will say to him, “Father, I have sinned against heaven and before you. I am no longer worthy to be called your son. Treat me as one of your hired servants.” ’” (Luke 15:17–19, ESV)

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