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Define Wicked

When you hear the word “wicked”, what do you think of? We might think of terrorism, sexual immorality, murder, stealing, lying, child abuse, etc. There are many actions that most Christians have no problem calling “wicked”. However, Jesus seems to … Continue reading

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Held Accountable

In Matthew 25:14-30, Jesus tells a parable about three servants who were entrusted with a sum of money to be invested for him. After a period of time, the master held the servants accountable for their actions. The first two … Continue reading

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Risking Much

Some unknown person once wrote the following about taking risks: “To laugh is to risk appearing the fool. To weep is to risk appearing sentimental. To reach out for another is to risk involvement. To expose feelings is to risk … Continue reading

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Don’t Waste It!

Speaking yesterday evening at an energy industry conference in Texas, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, “No country would find 173 billion barrels of oil in the ground and just leave them there.” His common-sense statement was well-received at that … Continue reading

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Your Own Definition

“If at first you don’t succeed, redefine success!”—Robert Fulghum. In Matthew 25, Jesus tells a story about a man who attempted to redefine success. The story begins with a master giving three of his servants a substantial amount of money … Continue reading

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Why He Failed

In Matthew 25, Jesus tells a story about three servants who are entrusted by their master with huge amounts of money that they are to invest in order to gain a return. The first two servants doubled their master’s money … Continue reading

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