God Sings Over Us

It was my turn to put our son to bed. He was crying, fussing, and full of energy with eyes wide open. I tried the rocking chair; I walked around the room and held him in different positions. Nothing was working. Still fussing, I sat back down in the rocking chair. I held my son close and began to sing, “Go to bed. Go to bed. Lay down your sleepy head. Go to bed, go to bed, you can play when you wake again. There’ll be toys, and books to read, you can even wrestle with Daddy. But for now, it’s time for bed, sleepy head.” Eventually, his body began to relax, the crying softened, and he laid his head on my shoulder, content in the safety and love of his father’s arms.

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The Gospel Has No Borders

“For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; for the same Lord is Lord of all, abounding in riches for all who call on Him; for “Whoever will call on the name of the Lord will be saved.” How then will they call on Him in whom they have not believed? How will they believe in Him whom they have not heard? And how will they hear without a preacher? How will they preach unless they are sent? Just as it is written, “How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news of good things!”” (Romans 10:12–15, NASB95)

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Our Consuming And Jealous God

Take care, lest you forget the covenant of the LORD your God, which he made with you, and make a carved image, the form of anything that the LORD your God has forbidden you. For the LORD your God is a consuming fire, a jealous God. Deuteronomy 4:23-24

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Don’t Walk Off The Job

As Christ-Followers, we are well aware of the fact that Jesus has said, “You are the salt of the earth and you are the light of the world.” (Matthew 5:13-16) The Master has commanded us to love God, and people and make disciples. In fact, over the last several months, we have been learning in the book of Acts that we have been empowered by the Holy Spirit to be God’s witnesses.


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Refusing To Remain Silent

“And when they had summoned them, they commanded them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus. But Peter and John answered and said to them, “Whether it is right in the sight of God to give heed to you rather than to God, you be the judge; for we cannot stop speaking about what we have seen and heard.”” (Acts 4:18–20, NASB95)


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