Genesis 1:28-29; Genesis 2:15ff As I look back to see how God pursued me and drew me to himself, one of the main things he used was a deep sense of unrest in regards to purpose.  What was life really all about?  What were we on this earth to do?  Why did our lives matter? …
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I recently got email from a deep-thinker seminary friend.  He referred to a recent Lexus commercial that depicted regular people receiving a new Lexus for their Christmas gift.  We all know that is not a normal gift, but Lexus was portraying it as normal nevertheless.  He then asked:  How much of our day-to-day life and…
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Over the next few weeks, I’ll be posting thoughts based on study of the first few chapters of Genesis.  Today I want to consider WHY STUDY THEM? Two years ago as we began what we now call our annual “Compassion In Action” Day of Service, I called a church in Atlanta for someone to come…
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And they were bringing children to him that he might touch them, and the disciples rebuked them. But when Jesus saw it, he was indignant and said to them, “Let the children come to me; do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God. Truly, I say to you, whoever does not…
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  And they were bringing children to him that he might touch them, and the disciples rebuked them. But when Jesus saw it, he was indignant and said to them, “Let the children come to me; do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God. Truly, I say to you, whoever does…
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