Practicing Sabbath

Yesterday we talked about the fact that honoring the Sabbath is something important to God. It is something He calls His people to remember and regularly practice. In the sermon we studied why the Sabbath is so important, we did not look at how to practice the Sabbath. While the Bible obviously calls us to practice spiritual disciplines like Sabbath, it doesn’t always tell us how to do them. One ...

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Cultivator or Consumer

It is possible that some believers in Christ may want to receive all of the blessings of grace from God but care little about carrying on that ministry of reconciliation towards others. While this may be the desire of some, the New Testament does not say this is an option for those who are in Christ. A.W. Tozer says, “Erroneously, many are taught and believe that the Christian life is ...

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The Voice of Silence

Any time a period of spiritual silence comes into our lives, our natural tendency is to fight against it rather than enter into it. We also tend to think these moments of silence come to us because God is angry with us, rather than God loving us enough to draw us into a period of silence so that He can speak into our lives in a new way. This is ...

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