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Man Overboard

Throughout the last five weeks I’ve been reading a book called Man Overboard by Sinclair Ferguson.  I borrowed (some may say “stole”) his title for our sermon series on the book of Jonah that ends this morning at LifePoint.  Man … Continue reading

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Is Mission the Point?

I’m neck-deep in Jonah chapter 4 this week for our final installment of Man Overboard at LifePoint this Sunday.  This last chapter is an amazing conclusion to this prophet’s brief biography. I’ll save the sermon for Sunday, but this chapter … Continue reading

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Bonhoeffer at LPC

Here is the excerpt from Cost of Discipleship from the message today: Cheap grace is the deadly enemy of our Church.  We are fighting to-day for costly grace.  Cheap grace means grace sold on the market like cheapjacks’ wares.  The … Continue reading

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Jesus is the Who

Tomorrow morning at LifePoint we will visit Jonah chapter 2. I think Jonah 2:9 can safely be called the “thesis” of this prophet’s short biography. It is the last line that Jonah speaks in the belly of the fish before … Continue reading

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Singing in a Fish

What goes through your mind after you’re swallowed by a fish? For Jonah, it was exactly what was needed to get his attention. After running from God, enduring a massive storm at sea, and being tossed overboard to drown, Jonah … Continue reading

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Relentless Grace

In 1870 Francis Thompson wrote a poem about the grace of God that relentlessly pursues His people.  The famous poem is called “The Hound of Heaven.”  I FLED Him, down the nights and down the days;     I fled Him, … Continue reading

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A Big Fish…Really??

This morning at LifePoint we’ll come upon one of more scrutinized verses in Scripture, Jonah 1:17. And the LORD appointed a great fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three … Continue reading

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