Pastor Sam's Reflections

Sin is not done with the doing
August 27, 2014

Verse for Meditation: But if you fail to do this, you will be sinning against the LORD; and you may be sure that your sin will find you out. - Numbers 32:23

Last week's devotion reminded us that sin is only defined by the absence of God and it is only in a right relationship with God that goodness can exist.  Today's devotion builds on that by helping us understand how sin can be removed:

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God What They Wanted, Lost What The Needed
August 20, 2014

Verse for Meditation: After he drove the man out, he placed on the east side of the Garden of Eden cherubim and a flaming sword flashing back and forth to guard the way to the tree of life. - Genesis 3:24

With so much violence in the news recently, we often wonder where God is in the midst of all these events.  But the real question is not where God is, but where h...

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Missing the Point
August 13, 2014

Verse for Meditation: These people say they are mine.  They honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me. - Isaiah 29:13

As many have come back from the summer conference or youth camp, here's a devotion that reminds us of the next steps we need to take:

When we deny our humanity and try to become more clean, or more pure, or more "sanctified," we end up on the wron...

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