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We Have This Treasure… on Cardboard


A church here in Knoxville recently did something very profoundly simple in one of their services. It is simply beautiful. I can barely watch the video of it without crying. It is an incredibly powerful testimony to the redeeming work of Jesus.

2 Corinthians 4 – 6 For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” made his light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ.  7 But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us. 8 We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; 9 persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed. (more…)

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Heirlooms vs Clutter


Friday, July 16, 2010

What heirlooms are in your family? Maybe it’s a special family Bible, china dishes, a trunk, a child’s toy, or even a certain recipe. Sometimes those things even seem obscure… like a little jewelry box that is in the shape of a donkey (which is something that I remember sitting on my great-grandmother’s dresser, and now sits on mine). Those things that are special to just our family. We all love those things that remind us of our family and our childhoods. Of things that remind of us possibly “simpler” times. (more…)

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