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Posts from November 2015

Advent Devotionals

A prayer for Advent from Scotty Smith via the Gospel Coalition…   Dear heavenly Father, on this first Sunday of Advent, we praise, bless and adore, for the privilege of celebrating your great faithfulness and your immeasurable generosity. You sent Jesus to us, and have given him for us. Every promise you have made finds […]


Thanksgiving is a day set aside to express gratitude for the many blessings we have received.  In school, many of us learned to associate this time with the Pilgrims, Indians and the first feast they shared.  As Christians, Thanksgiving really began many years before that and every day could be counted as a day to […]

How to Pray for Paris

It seems as though whenever we turn on the news, tragedy quickly befalls our ears.  If we are not careful, we can begin to feel hopeless and helpless.  Both of those feelings can be remedied as we remember that our God is sovereign.  In the case of Paris, most of us will not be able […]

When I Don’t Desire God by John Piper

Pastor Jerry mentioned this past Lord’s Day that he was reading an encouraging book by John Piper.  The book, When I Don’t Desire God, is available at desiringgod.org for a free pdf download.  Remember, if time is an issue for you, Pastor Jerry said that the last chapter would be a great place to start.  All of us could probably […]

Jesus is Enough!

Matt Chandler Sermon Jam A prayer from A.W. Tozer… Father, I want to know Thee, but my cowardly heart fears to give up its toys.  I cannot part with them without inward bleeding, and I do not try to hide from Thee the terror of the parting.  I come trembling, but I do come.  Please […]