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Tagged: Love

The Call of Levi

ArticleJanuary 13, 2020Mark 2:1-22

Jesus sees Levi, a man no one trusts, sitting at his stand on the shore of Galilee and he says to him, "Come Follow Me." How could Jesus do such a thing? Tax collectors were lumped into the same category as murderers and theives.

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Jeremiah’s Temple Sermon

Video 2:50November 24, 2018Jeremiah 1:4-10; 7:1-11

As Jeremiah grew older he began understanding some of what was happening around him. He saw the foreigner, widow, and orphan abandoned. He saw people rejecting God’s way of love for their own twisted sense of self love.

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Video 5:19November 09, 2018Micah 6:6-8

Loving your neighbor means acting justly and loving mercy and that’s a big umbrella. It doesn’t just cover those you call your own. It covers those you don’t call your own too. The fatherless, the widow, the stranger.

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Amos–Justice rolls down

Video 5:11November 07, 2017Amos 1:1-2; 5:14-15, 21-24

One thing is absolutely clear about this story. You cannot fully love God without loving people. This is what Jesus means when he says he desires mercy, not sacrifice.

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Stephen's Witness

ArticleApril 26, 2017Acts 6:1-7:2,44-60

We can choose to love our enemies because in the end, because we know too that we will see Jesus seated at the right hand of God.

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