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Mirroring Truth

by Doug Mitts Key Verse:  ““He who sees Me sees the One who sent Me.” – John 12:45, NAS95 I meditate slowly on the Gospels. I meander through a paragraph listening to God, wondering what it was like in the day of Jesus. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve journeyed through John’s Gospel, but…

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A True Foundation

by Krishana Kraft Key Verse:  “For no one can lay any foundation, other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ” – 1 Corinthians 3:11, NIV When I lived in southern California, I made Newport Beach one of my weekly stops. This is a popular spot for surfers because of the immense waves. I found it…

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Who is Truth?

by Fred Swartz   Key Verse:   “’Everyone who is of the truth listens to my voice.’ Pilate said to him, ‘What is truth?’”  – John 18:37b – 38a , ESV  I’ve always had a bit of a soft spot for Pontius Pilate.  At least the way scripture portrays him.  He seems a bit like someone who…

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by Gabe Bernal Key Verse:   “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” – John 14:6, ESV I’m sure no one will disagree that we live in a complicated time. For many years, I’ve been navigating how to share truth in a world that tries to…

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Trust Deeper

by Karen Kurth Teach me to do your will, for you are my God; may your good Spirit lead me on level ground. (Psalm 143:10, NIV) My sending church in the States has us fill out an agonizing yearly review. Part of that review is to set a goal for the next year. I confess…

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