Ahava (Love)

Here’s an excerpt from a sermon by Matt Chandler (The Village Church) called “The Initiating Love of God” Listen to people talk all the time. They fell out of love. “I just don’t love him anymore.” In fact, the thing that’s probably most frowned upon in predominant culture when it comes to love is someone…

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The Early Summer Playlist

I’ve, generally, always listened to music by albums. Meaning, I’d queue up an album by a certain artist/band and I’d listen to it all the way through and then I’d move on to the next album by another artist. Within the past year or two, I’ve started using playlists – thanks to Spotify. So I…

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Why + for Who > What

“WHATEVER you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters.” – Colossians 3:23 It’s interesting how Paul chose, “whatever”, as if maybe pursing God’s will for our life isn’t necessarily as much about the “what” as it is the “why”, the attitude of our heart, and especially the…

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We Limp. He Runs.

“Slow are the steps of repentance, but swift are the feet of forgiveness. God can run where we scarcely limp, and if we are limping towards Him, He will run towards us.” -from Spurgeon’s sermon on the parable of the Prodigal Son. We are all the Prodigal Son. Just as the father rejoiced and prepared…

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