That my life would reflect God's glory - Jeremiah Griffin - pastor Rockford, Illinois

How do we reflect that which we do not see?

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“The turning of the mind upward is half the battle. We cannot expect it to reflect that toward which it does not turn.” — Charles H. Spurgeon Thinking this morning on Colossians 3 about keeping our focus on God.  It is so hard in this world of entertainment and escapism to find a focus that keeps us heavenward. It is in this heavenward focus that we must rule over our imaginations, emotions, thoughts, feelings, ideas, and actions. A Christian is to see everything, including these passing earthly things, against the backdrop…read more

The Favorite Child

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My wife always says I have a favorite child. I don’t think I do, although one annoys me a little less than others. 🙂 Still I try and be fair however I am easily manipulated by my crazy little girls. Last night we had a MATCH Homeschool Co-Op showcase and four of my kids played music and/or had art and other projects on display. They are all interested in different things and all are unique in my heart. Can you love one kid more than another? I am sure you can. As a…read more

Spoiler Alert! – He is RISEN!

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One of the best parts of Easter is that we get to point out all the spoiler alerts that Jesus himself gave to his disciples and followers.  What an oportunity to shout that Christ is risen!  There is so much more than the “Destiny” of the cross. Happy Easter!   My new favorite song for Easter Worship — The Chorus just screams my worship — I’ll rise, because You rose.  I live, because you died for me, I love, because you first love me, Oh Lord, you are my life.

Holy Week – Day 2

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The second video of Holy Week from The Gospel Coalition. This has blessed me in a quick reinforcement of what God has been teaching me in my devotions. May this video bless you in your walk with Christ as well! Holy Week, Day 2: Monday (March 30, AD 33) Posted by The Gospel Coalition on Monday, 30 March 2015