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The Center Cross at the Center

Two thousand years ago, a bloody execution site in Jerusalem became the heart of everything we believe and hold dear. It’s utterly preposterous to the natural mind, but that’s where God died. When Paul said, “We preach Christ crucified” (1 Cor 1:23), he indicated that we could take all the archives of Christian wisdom and reduce it to one essential: the cross of Christ. Behold the iron nails in each hand and foot. Look at the thorns hammered into His skull. Observe His skin and flesh flayed open and scourged raw. He’s gasping and jerking in contorted spasms. People are mocking, and demons … READ MORE...

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What is God Saying Through Coronavirus

Have you wondered what God’s saying to us through coronavirus? In this teaching, Bob Sorge presents the book of Habakkuk as an interpretative lens to help us discover answers. If the message of … READ MORE...

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We Need Trials

We don’t like trials. We don’t want them, and we don’t enjoy them. What’s more, I don’t think we should ask for them. But the truth is, sometimes we need them. Peter pointed to this when he wrote, … READ MORE...

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Look Three Directions in Worship

Some churches are highly interactive between worshipers in their worship services while other churches prefer to go vertical and focus only on Jesus. Some might argue that one model is to be preferred over the other, but I argue for both. In fact, I see … READ MORE...

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Entropy

The dictionary defines entropy as a gradual decline into disorder. The word points to the tendency of everything in the universe to ultimately die and become inert. In other words, everything in our world constantly tends to deteriorate and … READ MORE...

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Reap the Whirlwind

Let me share with you the Scripture that is at the front of my heart as I’m stepping into 2018. It’s Hosea 8:7, “They sow the wind, and reap the whirlwind.” God was confronting idolatry through Hosea. By following false gods, the people were sowing to … READ MORE...

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5 Ways to Awaken Your Spiritual Vitality

For a vine to produce succulent grapes year after year requires constant dressing. The vine must be pruned, fertilized, protected, watered, and harvested. If the vinedresser gets negligent or lazy, the health of the vine suffers. In the same way, for our … READ MORE...

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3 REASONS TO BE LOYAL

Loyalty is a glorious, godly quality which is rightly to be celebrated. That’s why I’m glad it has taken a more prominent place in the minds of Americans today. Misconceptions about its true nature abound, however. Loyalty that is coerced or required is not … READ MORE...

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THREE REASONS TO TEACH ON THE FEAR OF THE LORD

What is the fear of the Lord? Consider this definition: A trembling zeal to obey every word of His mouth. It’s a treasure He gives His favorites (Isa 33:6). The fear of the Lord was a powerful component in the atmosphere of the early church in the book of … READ MORE...