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A Good Friday Intervention
A Good Friday Intervention

Introduction

One of my favorite Chicago landmarks is the iconic breakfast destination known as Ann Sathers, on 909 West Belmont. Ann Sathers is a good ...


Jesus intervenes for us—and satisfies us.


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The Hunger that Satisfies

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We all want to be happy. And Jesus tells us how. In Matthew 5:6, Jesus says, "Blessed [or happy] are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, ...


The world promises a "filling" that never satisfies; Jesus gives a hunger that truly satisfies.


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As we continue in our series in the book of Exodus, today we are in chapter 33, and in chapter 33 we encounter Moses at prayer. And I think ...


In order to know God deeply, we must long for him more passionately.


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Heart Ache
Heart Ache

More than 3,000 years ago, near the city of Shechem, in the land we know today as Israel, an unknown seeker began digging a hole in the crusty soil where ...


What does God do with a thirsty heart?


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The Wise Men Cry Glory
The Wise Men Cry Glory

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Here's a great sermon from one of our featured preachers—Mark Buchanan—that explores the story of the Magi and Herod through ...


Christ is worthy of the long journey to find him and worship him.


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The Peace Jesus Brings
The Peace Jesus Brings

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In this Advent season, we are looking at the theme of God's promise of better days for our lives. That is the hope of Advent and Christmas, ...


Micah predicts the coming Messiah.


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Desperate Hearts

Introduction

Some years ago I experienced something that just about every stressed-out, 40-something American male experiences - chest pains. You know, ...


Being poor in spirit isn't a virtue to aspire to; it's a condition to confess.


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The House of Prayer

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"My temple should be a house of prayer, but you have made it a den of thieves." That stands as one of the harshest indictments ever uttered ...


When we pray believing and pray forgiving, we give our hearts to God and his kingdom.


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Finding God in Desperate Places

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I'd like to write a book someday called Desperate Places: How God Shines Through Our Weakness. These desperate places are places of weakness, ...


Experiencing God's strength in our weakness


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Comfort for the Troubled Heart

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The Allies had planned Operation Overlord for years, amassing vast armies, an incredible navy, and enough arms to release Europe from the ...


The cure for turmoil of the soul is trust in God's character and obedience to him.


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The Shadow of Jesus
The Shadow of Jesus

Introduction

Well over a hundred years ago, Robert Robinson wrote a hymn that resonates with many of us. One line reads like this: "Prone to wander, ...


There is no one who cannot return to God, because he can do everything we cannot.


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The Promise of Better Days

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As a 5th grader at Cornelia Elementary School in Edina, Minnesota, I always felt sorry for a fellow student named Gary. With his high squeaky ...


Jesus is the Prince of Peace.


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Lessons from Lepers

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We often look at thanksgiving backwards. We think of thanksgiving as thanking God for something that has happened to us already. The real ...


Thankfulness creates an opportunity for further blessing.


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You Need a Good Priest

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I could tell that he had been badly injured in the accident. I'm no medical expert, but I could tell by the pallor of his skin that he was ...


Christ is a perfect high priest, who still understands our every weakness.


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When Life Crowds You Out

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On the wall of a subway in New York City was an advertising poster that depicted a dignified older gentleman recommending a particular product. ...


We find acceptance in Jesus when we acknowledge our loneliness, cry out for help, and respond to Jesus' openness.


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