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Los Lunas Cornerstone

Church of the Nazarene

Blog posts February 2023

What Do We Do with Lent?

    The first time I can remember being aware of the season of Lent, which starts on Ash Wednesday and lasts for 40 days, was in Elementary School. I was at a larger Elementary School for 5th and 6th grades, with many new students that I didn’t know, and I came to school on that Wednesday and al…

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Are You Proud? (James 4:6-8)

    Are you proud? How many times has God asked you to do something, and you have either not done it or have done it halfway? Do you know why that is? It’s pride. When we do this, we’re saying, “I’m god of my life, and I know what’s best for me in this situation.”
    The problem…

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Jesus and Empathy

    Just as with mindfulness that we looked more closely at in last week’s sermon, we have one more virtue I’ll be talking about in my Christian Character class that will help us better love others with the love of Christ, but isn’t something we often think about in Biblical terms. We understand…

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    Last week I talked about the Good Samaritan as an example of how we read through Scripture the good we want to do, and see how it should be done, but we often fall short when it comes to practicing that good and doing it to our neighbor. We call this the Goodness Gap, and we saw that when we…

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