For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword...discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. –Heb 4:12
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Just saw this little guy dedicated at MH Bellevue. Amazing.
Being in covenant with God means we have blessings from him and burdens with him.
1) Go to church today. 2) Pray for your pastors on the way in. 3) Tell them you love them & prayed for them. I promise this is a big deal.
Watch a preview for today's sermon from at Mars Hill Churchi: VIDEO
Sexual purity requires both a passionate want-to and plan for how-to. Where do you need to set boundaries in your life?
The best beard is a marshmallow beard.
And the savory reward for one's effort.
God's affection for us is like a Father. God's authority over us is like a Master. Is it easier 4 u to receive God's compassion or commands?
Gotta whittle your s'more stick.
Freezing in Seattle so my buddy and I are chopping wood for fires and s'mores.
"Marriage, the family unit, was the original Department of Health, Education and Welfare." -Michael Novak
Jesus was not a lame sacrifice. Why would we make a lame sacrifice in return? God sent his best & deserves to be honored with our best.
Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. -Matthew 11:28
This will be the first Christmas without Grace's dad. I preached his funeral earlier this year & the kids are missing Pastor/Grandpa Gib.
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God gives us life, righteousness, eternal inheritance, the Holy Spirit...the entire story line of the Bible is giving/receiving/stewarding.
News roundup: Western culture has gone through a wormhole. 5 stories from the new world of post-Christendom.
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Many have kept God as Father, abandoned God as Master, & fashioned him into a permissive parent who has affection but no authority.
And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. -Col 3:17
When pastors are half-hearted, their leaders are quarter-hearted, and the people are hard-hearted. VIDEO
Church bulletin bloopers: "Irving Benson & Jessie Carter were married on October 24. So ends a friendship that began in their school days."
hi David, you can watch or hear our latest sermons on Malachi to answer your questions: -ADMIN
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In Malachi we learn God wants us to honor him with our wealth, work & weariness.
But he answered, "It is written, 'Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.'" -Matthew 4:4
Enjoyed having on tonight’s show. Important discussion changing the culture and raising better men SJ
How can you gladly receive from God and not gladly give to God? VIDEO
If you can love and forgive your parents, you can love and forgive anybody.
"Marriage, like a submarine, is only safe if you get all the way inside." -Frank Pittman
My interview with will air today at 5pm, 9pm & midnight EST
Thanks for the interview. Enjoyed spending time on the show today.
God the Father lovingly adopts us as his sons and daughters through the work of our big brother Jesus.
If God's people don't take his glory seriously, no one will.
"Where is my honor?" - God (Malachi 1:6)
"I have loved you." - God (Malachi 1:2)
If only good people went to heaven we would not need heaven because no one would be going there.
We lavish $70 billion a year on weddings, more than we spend on pets, coffee, toothpaste and toilet paper combined. - NY Times
Kids, pets, and the growing vocal contempt of parenthood. My latest article is up on the
Christian, why do you give your sin to Jesus but not your wealth?
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Grow weary from ministry, but don't grow weary of ministry. Jesus took a lot of naps, but he never got tired of caring for people.
"This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you." -John 15:12
We give our sins to Jesus readily but we give our wealth begrudgingly. "Is that not evil?" Malachi 1:6-8
The good news is we got our Christmas tree up. The bad news is our dog keeps trying to eat it!?
I'm surprised more people don't believe in devolution.
A blog article about how to write blogs and articles
"You know the only people who are always sure about the proper way to raise children? Those who've never had any." –Bill Cosby
Whatever you're doing, if you're not doing it for a great King, it's not that great.
For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus. -1 Timothy 2:5
Pls pray for a foster care family needing to send back a little boy they've had since infancy. It's his last day w/ only family he's known
“The opposite of Christianity is not atheism, but idolatry.” –Philosopher Peter Kreeft
You are not yet who you will be so keep repenting, but by God's grace you are not who you were so keep rejoicing.
Lord, we thank you that you have redeemed us not only to yourself but also into your body, the church
Come to Mars Hill today for the second sermon in our new sermon series, "Where Is My Honor?" VIDEO
Single people, you will leave a too. Don't forget, you are part of the legacy of the single Jesus.
I guess Grudem's systematic really is foundational.
"Any fool can have a trophy wife. It takes a real man to have a trophy marriage." -Diane Sollee
God loves us. Don't feel it? Don't believe it? Hard time seeing it? The book of Malachi is for you.
Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." –John 14:6
Life, liberty, and the pursuit of fornication.
Free Friday: 5 free mp3s from the Vertical Church Band of Harvest Bible Chapel
"Without the 10 Commandments...there’d be chaos. Somebody had to say 'Here are some good ideas: don’t steal, and don’t kill.'" –Gene Simmons
News roundup: death of traditional family, last abortion clinic in MS, sham weddings, 10 Commandments miniseries:
FCC is considering cell phone use on planes, meaning we get to hear everyone's conversations. Guess I'll book my seat for the overhead bin.
God loves you…but also those who came before you and those who will come after you. Live for a .
Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever! –Psalm 118:1
Pls pray for 3 wk baby boy I'm holding. He was abandoned at the hospital, now in foster care w/a relative & at our house for Thanksgiving.
When you don't see yourself as very bad, you cannot see God as very good. VIDEO
When you are ungrateful for what God has done, you become unwilling to do what God commands you to do.
Happy Thanksgiving! Here’s my list of things I’m thankful for.
Who were the Pilgrims, and why have they had such a great impact on the church in America?
On Thanksgiving I am genuinely grateful for those who download sermons and let me yell Bible at them.
I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds. –Psalm 9:1
An orphan can't adopt a father. A father adopts a child, then the child responds by loving him. Salvation's like that VIDEO
Somebody is excited for Thanksgiving
Still love indie rock but for some reason turning 43 resulted in the occasional country song turned up so loud I blew out my Jeep speakers
"There is no legal requirement to deny a woman an abortion if she has a sex preference." Anne Furedi, head of UK's largest abortion provider
Afghan Shiite Muslims were doing this to worship God recently. Praying they would come to know that…
God is not a force, but a Father. A force never loves you or speaks to you. The Father always does.
I will give thanks to the LORD with my whole heart; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds. -Psalms 9:1
When it comes to the chain of your of faith, we're either a strong link, a weak link, or the first link. VIDEO
Thanks lecrae for skating with 2 of my sons. They can check it off their
bucket list now.
God is greater than we feel he is, & we are worse than we fear we are.
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Brand new trailer for "Son of God" movie coming out in February VIDEO
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We're not good people who simply need to follow our heart. We're bad people who need a new heart.
Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. –1 Thes 5:16-18
"I have loved you." God's first words in , if believed, change everything in our life.
Never let a boy determine your joy. –what I tell my teen daughter.
The new Christmas album from band came out today & hit #1 on iTunes Christmas album chart
"I was at a concert of Katy’s where there were 20,000. I stood there & wept. They’re worshiping the wrong thing." -Katy Perry's preacher dad
Cannot shake a bad bronchial infection. Always hits when work is piled up before a holiday. Breathing like Darth Vader lately.
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God does not save people because WE are good. God saves people because HE is good.
For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God. -2 Corinthians 5:21