• There is real rest in Christ.

    By Alan Wright — February 28, 2019

    Though America applauds the man or woman who always works, always strives, always excels, there is a better way. You aren’t a human doing; you’re a human being. There is real rest in Christ. Today’s Text: “So then, there remains a Sabbath rest for the people of God, for whoever has entered God’s rest has also rested from his works as God did from his.” (Hebrews 4:9–10, ESV)

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  • You don’t have to be perfect!

    By Alan Wright — February 27, 2019

    You don’t have to be perfect. You can’t be perfect. But Jesus is. Today’s Text: “So then, there remains a Sabbath rest for the people of God, for whoever has entered God’s rest has also rested from his works as God did from his. Let us therefore strive to enter that rest, so that no one may fall by the same sort of disobedience.” (Hebrews 4:9–11, ESV)

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  • The Gospel is full of grace to overcome laziness!

    By Alan Wright — February 26, 2019

    Laziness masquerades as a harmless, everyday sin – but it’s a thief that steals destiny. The Gospel is full of grace to overcome laziness. Today’s Text: “But his master answered him, ‘You wicked and slothful servant! You knew that I reap where I have not sown and gather where I scattered no seed? Then you ought to have invested my money with the bankers, and at my coming I should have received what was my own with interest.’” (Matthew 25:26–27, ESV)

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  • God’s grace makes us totally accepted!

    By Alan Wright — February 22, 2019

    Although addiction is complex and powerful, the Gospel, in all its simplicity is more powerful. The grace of God uproots the shame that lies beneath our addictions. The Gospel sets us free. Today’s Text: “For I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very thing I hate.” (Romans 7:15, ESV)

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  • The Gospel Can Defeat Addiction!

    By Alan Wright — February 21, 2019

    Addiction is deep rooted, complex, and certain to destroy; but in the Gospel of Jesus Christ there is the power of God unto freedom. Today’s Text: “For I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very thing I hate.” (Romans 7:15, ESV)

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  • The grace of God grants you eternal blessing!

    By Alan Wright — February 20, 2019

    The grace of God grants you eternal blessing that you don’t deserve. Such knowledge has the power to displace the bitter roots in your heart that harbor memory of wrongs suffered. “See to it that no one fails to obtain the grace of God; that no ‘root of bitterness’ springs up and causes trouble, and by it many become defiled; that no one is sexually immoral or unholy like Esau, who sold his birthright for a single meal.” (Hebrews 12:15–16, ESV)

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  • The Gospel has power to uproot bitterness!

    By Alan Wright — February 19, 2019

    The Gospel has power to uproot bitterness so you can live free from the tyranny of resentment. Today’s Text: “See to it that no one fails to obtain the grace of God; that no ‘root of bitterness’ springs up and causes trouble, and by it many become defiled; that no one is sexually immoral or unholy like Esau, who sold his birthright for a single meal.” (Hebrews 12:15–16, ESV)

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  • Anger is inevitable. Sin is optional.

    By Alan Wright — February 18, 2019

    Anger is inevitable. Sin is optional. Today’s Text: “Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, and give no opportunity to the devil.” (Ephesians 4:26–28, ESV) “Be angry….”

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  • You can forgive and you can be healed!

    By Alan Wright — February 15, 2019

    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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  • It’s possible to forgive and move on!

    By Alan Wright — February 14, 2019

    Sometimes, when your offender hasn’t apologized, it’s healing to receive a confession from another person. 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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  • Good and Mad [Part 1]

    By Alan Wright — February 13, 2019

    Being mad isn’t a sin. Sometimes you can be good and mad. But if you struggle with anger, the Gospel is the cure. Today’s Text: “Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, and give no opportunity to the devil.” (Ephesians 4:26–28, ESV)

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  • The Cure for Covetousness [Part 2]

    By Alan Wright — February 12, 2019

    Though a covetous heart makes the soul sick, God’s grace makes the heart content. The Gospel cures covetousness. Today’s Text: “You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, or his male servant, or his female servant, or his ox, or his donkey, or anything that is your neighbor’s.” (Exodus 20:17, ESV)

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  • The Cure for Covetousness [Part 1]

    By Alan Wright — February 11, 2019

    The Gospel cures covetousness! Today’s Text: “You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, or his male servant, or his female servant, or his ox, or his donkey, or anything that is your neighbor’s.” (Exodus 20:17, ESV)

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  • It is What It Is (part 2)

    By Alan Wright — February 08, 2019

    Though we’re tempted to “be in control,” we actually aren’t – God is. And that’s good news because trying to control what you can’t control is an exercise in frustration. Today’s Text: “Then he said, ‘Your name shall no longer be called Jacob, but Israel, for you have striven with God and with men, and have prevailed.’” (Genesis 32:28, ESV)

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  • It is What It Is [Part 1]

    By Alan Wright — February 07, 2019

    God is in control of the world – so you don’t have to be! Today’s Text: “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging.” (Psalm 46:1–3, NIV)

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  • No Worries: The Gospel’s Power Over Anxiety [Part 2]

    By Alan Wright — February 06, 2019

    The Gospel is the cure for worry! Today’s text: “For he himself is our peace, who has made us both one and has broken down in his flesh the dividing wall of hostility by abolishing the law of commandments expressed in ordinances, that he might create in himself one new man in place of the two, so making peace, and might reconcile us both to God in one body through the cross, thereby killing the hostility.” (Ephesians 2:14–16, ESV)

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  • No Worries: The Gospel’s Power Over Anxiety [Part 1]

    By Alan Wright — February 05, 2019

    The Gospel is the cure for anxiety. Jesus is our peace. Today’s text: “For he himself is our peace, who has made us both one and has broken down in his flesh the dividing wall of hostility by abolishing the law of commandments expressed in ordinances, that he might create in himself one new man in place of the two, so making peace, and might reconcile us both to God in one body through the cross, thereby killing the hostility.” (Ephesians 2:14–16, ESV)

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  • The Gospel’s Victory Over Idolatry [Part 1]

    By Alan Wright — February 01, 2019

    The Gospel upends our idols, setting us free from the tyranny of shame and releasing us into joy and peace. Today’s Text: “… every goldsmith is put to shame by his idols, for his images are false, and there is no breath in them.” (Jeremiah 10:14, ESV)

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  • The Power of the Lord’s Supper [Part 2]

    By Alan Wright — November 30, 2017

    Are you ready for some good news? Jesus came not to condemn but to set us free! Today’s Text: “For I received from the Lord what I also delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus on the night when he was betrayed took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it, and said, “This is my body, which is for you. Do this in remembrance of me.” (1 Corinthians 11:23–26, ESV)

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  • The Power of the Lord’s Supper [Part 1]

    By Alan Wright — November 29, 2017

    Are you ready for some good news? You don’t need to be afraid to take communion – it’s the feast of God’s grace! Today’s Text: “For I received from the Lord what I also delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus on the night when he was betrayed took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it, and said, “This is my body, which is for you. Do this in remembrance of me.” In the same way also he took the cup, after supper, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood. Do this, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of me.” For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes.” (1 Corinthians 11:23–26, ESV)

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