Month: July 2017

4 Ways That God Renews His People

Coming Alive: Renewal, Revival, Awakening! Our July sermon series is all about life. New life. God’s life. Life in Christ. Life together with others who are a part of the new community Christ is creating called Living Word Community Church. We are called out of death to life. This life is a life of flourishing. […]

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John Wesley on Salvation

Read this wonderful explanation of what is included in salvation by John Wesley, the great revivalist and founder of the Methodist church: By salvation I mean, not barely deliverance from hell, or going to heaven, but a present deliverance from sin, a restoration of the soul to its primitive health, its original purity; a recovery of […]

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The Lord!

  The LORD. When the Bible talks about God the LORD, one of the constant descriptions is the mightiness of the Lord. The Lord is the Almighty. There is another wonderful word that describes our mighty, Almighty Lord. It is the word sovereign. Sovereign and Lord are synonyms. A sovereign is a lord and a lord […]

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The Lord God Almighty

Great and marvelous are your deeds, LORD GOD ALMIGHTY. Just and true are your ways, King of the Nations. Who will not fear you, Lord, and bring glory to your name? For you alone are holy. All nations will come and worship before you. For your righteous acts have been revealed. Revelation 15:3-4 Read these […]

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When You Don’t Forgive

Here is a great insight from feisty, innovative, provocative, and always funny Anne Lamott. And it is on a spiritual theme that is of central importance for all of us. Not forgiving is like drinking rat poison and then waiting for the rat to die. Some of the best theology we do may be called […]

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Sustainable Friends by Guest Blogger Ned Keene

Being “sustainable” is all the rage right now: sustainable food, sustainable fabric, sustainable energy, etc. You name it, someone’s trying to figure out how to make it sustainable. The irony is that never before in our culture have relationships been treated with such a throw-away mentality as they are now. So, is anyone talking about […]

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