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Lead Pastor of Upwards Church: Leander, Jarrell & Taylor, TX

United or Divided? – 1 Corinthians 1

Now, dear brothers and sisters, I appeal to you by the authority of the Lord Jesus Christ to stop arguing among yourselves. Let there be real harmony so there won’t be divisions in the church. I plead with you to … Continue reading

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Messed Up Church – 1 Corinthians Intro.

Jesus, yes! The church, no!” This slogan was popular among young people in the ’60s. They definitely could have said that in Corinth back in A.D. 56, because the local church there was a messed up church. Unfortunately, the problems … Continue reading

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Redeeming Love – Hosea 3

In Hosea chapter 3, Hosea is dealing with the bitter reality that Gomer has left him AGAIN and this time she in sexual slavery. Hosea has to go get his wife and buy her back from her pimp. Can you … Continue reading

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Forgiving Love – Hosea 2

We have such interesting perceptions of God. Some people think God is up in heaven waiting for us to make a mistake. And when we do, He’s quick to judge us and mess up our lives.  God’s up there watching … Continue reading

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