Sin and Grace (Psalm 106)

We’re in a section (this week and last) of historical Psalms, remembrances of Israel’s life with God. Last week we saw the unbridled and unrestrained love of God for his people. But this week we see must contrast his love with their great sinfulness. Despite God’s faithfulness, Israel responded with faithlessness. But as this Psalmist […]

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Not One Thing Has Failed (Psalm 105)

God is not capricious. God is not lazy. God is not weak. Everything that he says he will do, he does. Everything he does is for the joy of his people. And so His is a holy and loving integrity that must give us hope and confidence in an unpredictable world. Do you believe the […]

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What Jesus Came to Do (Mark 8:27-38)

The whole year we have been asking this question: “Who is Jesus?” And that’s because this is Mark’s question in his gospel. Is Jesus a prophet? Is he a good and wise man? Or he is something else entirely? Peter finally gets it right. Jesus is the Messiah. Jesus is a power and truth unlike […]

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