Northern Light

According to the Measure You Bring

Jesus said, “Consider carefully what you hear. With the measure you use, it will be measured out to you” (Mark 4:24). He is responding to His disciples question regarding His use of parables. What He means, I think, is this: When it comes to God’s truth, and the resulting blessings of understanding and application, you’ll…
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Do Not Be Surprised at the Fiery Trial

We, in our home Bible study, have been studying Peter's first letter to the "elect exiles" scattered throughout the world for quite some time now. We're focusing on 1 Peter 4:12 tonight, which reads, Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery trial when it comes upon you to test you, as though something strange…
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Resurrection Gospel for Today

The Heart of Faith 2 Timothy 1:8   INTRODUCTION Telling The Most Important Person the Most Important Thing I want you this morning to think of the most important young person in your life. Could be a son or daughter, a grand child, a niece or nephew, or a friend, or student. And not just…
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Appropriating Grace

Someone I know and love is struggling with a spiritual issue. Frustration and disappointment met in their life like vinegar and baking soda and boiled over into an "out of character" response to God. They are struggling with their sense of guilt at having spoken to God in the manner they did. They wonder how…
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