Posts by Jeff Lampl

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Our Attitude

by Jeff Lampl

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Jeff Lampl Read Deuteronomy 30:11-20 (MSG)  “This commandment that I’m commanding you today isn’t too much for you, it’s not out of your reach.  It’s not on a high mountain—you don’t have to get mountaineers to climb the peak and bring it down to your level and explain it before you […]

The Kingdom of God . . . is Like a Party . . .

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 Jeff Lampl Read Deuteronomy 16:1-17 HERE “Celebrate the Passover to GOD . .. This is a time to celebrate before the LORD your God.  . .  Celebrate with your sons and daughters, your male and female servants, the Levites from your towns, and the foreigners, orphans, and widows who live among […]

In Christ

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Monday, May 22, 2017 Jeff Lampl Read But whatever was to my profit I now consider loss for the sake of Christ.  What is more, I consider everything a loss compared to the surpassing greatness of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them rubbish, that I […]

The Rhythm of Life with God

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Sunday, May 21, 2017 Jeff Lampl Old Testament “love the LORD your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your strength. These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts.  Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you are at home and when you are on […]

Why It’s Hard to Forgive

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Saturday, May 20, 2017 Jeff Lampl  READ    John 13:6-9 He came to Simon Peter, who said to him, “Lord, are you going to wash my feet?”  Jesus replied, “You do not realize now what I am doing, but later you will understand.”  “No,” said Peter, “you shall never wash my feet.” Jesus answered, “Unless I […]

The Great Misconception

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Friday, May 19, 2017 Jeff Lampl Read  “Be careful to obey all my commands, so that all will go well with you and your children”                       Deuteronomy 12:28  It’s all Grace  Many people think that the Old Testament is all rules, law and judgment and that the New Testament is all Grace and forgiveness.  Without […]

The Heart of a Mother, the Heart of God Part 2

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Thursday, May 18, 2017 Jeff Lampl Not infrequently the Bible depicts God as a mother. What can a mom teach us about God? Mom, like God, gave me birth, trained me, raised me, provided for me and loved me.  Yet . .  “Yet it was I who taught Ephraim to walk, I who took them […]

The Heart of a Mother, the Heart of God

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Jeff Lampl Not infrequently the Bible depicts God as a mother. What can a mom teach us about God? A Mother Bear “Like a bear robbed of her cubs, I will attack them and tear them asunder…”   Hosea 13:8  Years ago a mom communicated to me how her teenage son had […]

Demolish Sacred Shrines

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 Jeff Lampl “demolish the sacred shrines” Deuteronomy 12:2  This the following article by Johnathon Storment tackles the issue of Idolatry.  Pastor Tim Keller defines idolatry this way: “IDOL:  anything more important to you than God, anything that absorbs your heart and imagination more than God, anything you seek to give you […]

Are You the Parent of a Teen?

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Monday, May 15, 2017 Jeff Lampl Are You the Parent of a Teen? “Do not worship the LORD your God in the way those nations worship their gods.”          Deuteronomy 12:4 This article amplifies the passage above from an academic and secular perspective.  Our sons and daughters are dropping like flies to […]