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The Promises of Psalm 56

Are you trusting your Father today? Are you walking with him today, knowing that he will lead you to safety and peace? When you are afraid, do you run to his arms? Several weeks ago Dan walked us through Psalm 56, and encouraged us to trust the Lord. David had a hard life, surrounded with […]

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Fulfilling Your Role in the Body

It was great to welcome some more folks into the family of membership here at Jubilee this past Sunday.  Six more who are pledging to shine like the sun in their spheres of influence as God pours into them, and he does that most often through the encouragement and help of the rest of us. […]

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Removing the Race Basket

Last Sunday we talked about how a false understanding of “race” can be a basket over our light. Here are four resources that pastor John recommends to help us think through this issue: 1 . An excellent message from Pastor Thabiti Anyibwile on Ethnicity and the Mission of God 2. A helpful message on the theme […]

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Where Is Your Light Today?

Is your life on a pedestal today or under a basket? Does the light of Christ reflect from you there in the kitchen of your home, in the office where honesty and integrity are often in short supply, on the road where others are determined that life is all about them? Is the light of […]

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Certainty in Walking with the Father

What do you know for certain today? In the midst of all that has gone on in your life today … the tears from a child who didn’t get his way … the reality of a business deal that isn’t working out … a test that you didn’t do well on this morning in class […]

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246 Maps and Info

This Friday 246 fellowship meals are happening. Do you know where you are going? If you need to double check where you are going, or find out how to get there, see the latest 246 map sheet. This has the full schedule for 246 Fellowships, freshly updated, with maps to each host’s house. Do you […]

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You Are the Salt of the World

New sermon available by John Erickson, on Matthew 5:13 You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people’s feet.” Last week we learned that the world is like […]

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Three Sermons on the Beatitudes

There are three new sermons posted in our sermon library available for listening and downloading.  May the Lord make us a people who more and more reflect the heart of Christ in the beatitudes. Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God, by John Erickson Blessed are the Peacemakers, for they shall […]

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Get Out of the Boat

The Bird’s friend, who spoke at the beginning of the service last Sunday, really challenged me, and my faith.  I’ve been thinking about what reasonable faith looks like. Below are some thoughts: I’m sure you have heard the expression “a blind leap of faith.” Somewhere along the line belief in God, or living by faith, […]

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What Does Your Life Taste Like?

I am wondering how your life is tasting to those around you today.  Are folks tasting a humbleness that reflects a knowledge of neediness and God dependence?  Is there a hint of sadness they can taste due to recognition of sin and sin’s destructive tendencies?  Do they taste a spirit of serving flowing from ownership […]

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On a Collision Course for the Sake of the Gospel

Have you ever been persecuted for righteousness sake?  Of course you have.  Every day you are given the opportunity to represent what is true with your life.  It might be in the way you drive or the answer you give or the decision to remove yourself from a situation.  And in every aspect of life […]

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Blessed Are the Peacemakers

Don’t you love the way God’s Word is used by the Spirit of God to open our eyes to a greater understanding of life as we see more perfectly the person of Jesus?  That was the case for me this past Sunday as we looked at the words of Jesus regarding ‘peacemakers’ and considered the life of […]

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