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    The Agony of Gethsemane – Matthew 26:36-46

    Posted: Apr 15, 2014

    Was Jesus’ crucifixion the most agonizing moment of his life? Surely it must have been. Death on a Roman cross was excruciating pain, and none of that was spared to Jesus. But perhaps, for Jesus, what happened in the Garden of Gethsemane was suffering just as great as crucifixion.

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    When Times are Bad

    Posted: Jan 28, 2014

    I was the pastor of a growing church. I was liked, appreciated, and our numbers kept going up. But my world had grown very dark deep inside my head and my heart. I couldn’t see value in my work. I couldn’t believe people were really being helped. I couldn’t see a future that was good. I might have said God seemed a million miles away, but the truth was that I had no idea where God was at all. I still believed in him but somehow I had got completely lost. “You’re ...

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