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The Hero Before you

There’s been a lot of talk about something I said on Sunday, that you were created for heroic works. So, I thought I’d elaborate some.  In Ephesians 2:10 Paul writes “we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works.” The word “good,” agathos in Greek, is often taught to refer to moral behavior. But this is a small view of the word.  When the Bible speaks of “good” you need to remember the first few times the word is…

Curious Wonder

There’s a story in the Old Testament about a guy out looking for his sheep. He wanders through some nearby ravines and cliffs. There he stumbles upon a strange sight – a flaming shrub. He then “turns aside.” That’s a strange way to talk but the Bible does that sometimes. But the phrase captures something important – he changes his path. He’s curious. You probably know the rest of the story. His name is Moses and goes on to shape…