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Worry and Generosity

The practice of generosity can be used by God to liberate us from the weight of worry....

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Our Margins and Our Lord

God is God and we are not....

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Work in the margins

The Lord pays attention to the margins of our lives and those who live on the margins of society....

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The Blessing of Margin

Preserving margin blesses both the people keeping the margin and their community....

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Challenges to margin

Margin ain't easy....

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Maintaining Margin

Few things prove harder to maintain than healthy margin....

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The Generous Image

If we are made in his image, it should not surprise us that when we are living a generous life, it brings us joy, too....

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Generous joy

God is so committed to being generous with us that he starts us out in paradise and secures for us eternal joy at the sacrifice of his Son....

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Generous sharing

God not only makes a wonderful creation, he generously shares it with people that they might tend to it in a way that he would....

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The Generous Maker

You are uniquely and brilliantly designed by a generous God who has stamped you with his image....

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Generous Creator

God has given us signs and signals of his character in the generosity of the wonder of all that he has created....

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Spoil love

Don’t let conflict with a brother or sister stop the overflow of God’s love in you....

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What motivates us to serve?

Fear can motivate us to serve others. So can love. On the surface, you might not be able to tell the difference between the two. ...

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More than words

God didn’t just say that he loved us. He showed us. He backed up his love with action....

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Love starts with God

Because God loves first, God gets to decide who we are to love....

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You need to know God is love

This Sunday we’ll replace our regular worship services with a community-wide day of serving our community together. And this is directly connected to our belief that God is love....

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It worked

The blessed life we experience when we obey God is actually the by-product of something else. Let’s circle around to take a look at it....

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Faithfulness Matters

Faithfulness matters to us because we have a God who has proven himself faithful....

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How will it work?

We may know what he will do, but the how stands beyond our comprehension. ...

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Strange plans

The Lord often works in mysterious ways. That popular proverb prompts peace until you’re stuck in the middle of a weird “mysterious-ways” situation....

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Juxtaposition

God promises to act and invites us to join him...

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