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The Sojourner Blog

Worship 3/29 and Events During Coronavirus

Posted by Steven Light on

Dear Sojourner family, Heb 10:24-25  And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.Although we cannot meet together in our...

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Fasting for the Bridegroom

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(This blog post is from a sermon preached on June 21, 2015 and can be listened to HERE) 18 Now John's disciples and the Pharisees were fasting. And people came and said to him, “Why do John's disciples and the disciples of the Pharisees fast, but your disciples do not...

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Tags: prayer, fasting

Wake Up if You Are Woke; Discerning True Justice

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God cares about justice, and he is not playing around.  And because God cares about justice, we better care about justice too. You shall not wrong a sojourner or oppress him, for you were sojourners in the land of Egypt.  You shall not mistreat any widow or fatherless child.  If...

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Tags: social justice, woke

Do You Know Your Need?

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True religion is not for the strong but for the weak.  It is not for the self-reliant but for the dependent. It is not for the self-righteous but for the contrite.  Those who do not know the depth of their need have no part in God.   Jacob wrestled the Lord and would not let...

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Tags: israel, need, weakness

How Do You Feel About Growing Old?

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How do you feel about growing old? That may be a touchy question in a culture that is preoccupied with youth.  Did you know that God has something to say about this?  In Ecclesiastes 11, God affirms the goodness of youth.  Verse 9 says, “Rejoice, O young man, in your youth...

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Tags: youth, ecclesiastes, old age

Jealousy

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“Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.” So goes the old saying about a love betrayed.  Solomon put it this way, “...love is strong as death, jealousy is fierce as the grave. Its flashes are flashes of fire, the very flame of the LORD” (Song of Solomon 8:6). In...

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Simple Easter Faith in the Risen Savior

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Outside the tomb of Jesus, Mary Magdalene lingered. Mary, from whom Jesus had cast out seven demons, lingered and wept after Peter and John had departed. She alone was compelled to remain beyond any other. Though Jesus was dead (for all she knew) she could not escape the impulse which held her...

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How to Enjoy Your Brief Life

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“Enjoy life with the wife whom you love, all the days of your vain life that he has given you under the sun…” (Ecclesiastes 9:9) Who would disagree with encouragement to enjoy your life?  But why does Solomon throw that word “vain” in...

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Love of Money - the Path to Misery

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Solomon was acquainted with misery.  “I hated life” he writes in Ecclesiastes 2:17, and he wrote about how to get there.  One particularly slippery path to misery is captured by Ecclesiastes 5:10  “He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who...

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Is Your Life Empty?

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“Vanity of vanities, says the Preacher, vanity of vanities!  All is vanity.”  So begin Solomon’s words in the book of Ecclesiastes.  He was the man who had it all; the richest king of Jerusalem (2:9), having enjoyed every pleasure imaginable (2:10), having...

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