Calvary Chapel Pastor's Blog

Calvary Chapel Church - Columbia, Tennessee - We are a church that exists to see people grow in their relationship with Jesus and share Him with others! Our Mission is to know Christ and to make Him known.

Ezekiel 24:15-17

Ezekiel 24:15-17 "15 The word of the Lord came to me: 16 "Son of man, behold, I am about to take the delight of your eyes away from you at a stroke; yet you shall not mourn or weep, nor shall your tears run down. 17 Sigh, but not aloud; make no mourning for the dead. Bind on your turban, and put your shoes on your feet; do not cover ...
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Ezekiel 22:30-31

Ezekiel 22:30-31 "30 And I sought for a man among them who should build up the wall and stand in the breach before me for the land, that I should not destroy it, but I found none. 31 Therefore I have poured out my indignation upon them. I have consumed them with the fire of my wrath. I have returned their way upon their heads, declares th...
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Ezekiel 18:23

Ezekiel 18:23 "Have I any pleasure in the death of the wicked, declares the Lord God, and not rather that he should turn from his way and live?"Our society has a strange view of justice. We demand it when a transgression has been committed against us and when we are the transgressor we demand mercy. It's a double standard. We change the punish...
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Ezekiel 16:62-63

Ezekiel 16:62-63 "I will establish my covenant with you, and you shall know that I am the Lord, 63 that you may remember and be confounded, and never open your mouth again because of your shame, when I atone for you for all that you have done, declares the Lord God."You've heard it said that you can't out sin the grace of God. Israel definitel...
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Ezekiel 14:12-14

Ezekiel 14:12-14 "And the word of the Lord came to me: 13 "Son of man, when a land sins against me by acting faithlessly, and I stretch out my hand against it and break its supply of bread and send famine upon it, and cut off from it man and beast, 14 even if these three men, Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, they would deliver but their...
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Ezekiel 11:17-21

Ezekiel 11:17-21 "Therefore say, 'Thus says the Lord God: I will gather you from the peoples and assemble you out of the countries where you have been scattered, and I will give you the land of Israel.' 18 And when they come there, they will remove from it all its detestable things and all its abominations. 19 And I will give them one hea...
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Ezekiel 10:18-19

Ezekiel 10:18-19 "Then the glory of the Lord went out from the threshold of the house, and stood over the cherubim. 19 And the cherubim lifted up their wings and mounted up from the earth before my eyes as they went out, with the wheels beside them. And they stood at the entrance of the east gate of the house of the Lord, and the glory of...
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Ezekiel 3:8-9

Ezekiel 3:8-9 "Behold, I have made your face as hard as their faces, and your forehead as hard as their foreheads. 9 Like emery harder than flint have I made your forehead. Fear them not, nor be dismayed at their looks, for they are a rebellious house."God designed the Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep to be headbangers. It is how they determine do...
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Ezekiel 2:3-6

Ezekiel 2:3-6 "3 And he said to me, "Son of man, I send you to the people of Israel, to nations of rebels, who have rebelled against me. They and their fathers have transgressed against me to this very day. 4 The descendants also are impudent and stubborn: I send you to them, and you shall say to them, 'Thus says the Lord God.' 5 And...
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Ezekiel 1:26

Ezekiel 1:26 "And above the expanse over their heads there was the likeness of a throne, in appearance like sapphire; and seated above the likeness of a throne was a likeness with a human appearance."The longing of the heart of every Christian is to be in the presence of our great God and King! We capture a glimpse of heaven in the Scriptures and t...
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Lamentations 3:55-58

Lamentations 3:55-58 "I called on your name, O Lord, from the depths of the pit; 56  you heard my plea, 'Do not close your ear to my cry for help!' 57  You came near when I called on you; you said, 'Do not fear!' 58  "You have taken up my cause, O Lord; you have redeemed my life."Have you ever been in such a deep dark hole that you w...
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Lamentations 3:31-33

Lamentations 3:31-33 "31  For the Lord will not cast off forever, 32  but, though he cause grief, he will have compassion according to the abundance of his steadfast love; 33  for he does not afflict from his heart or grieve the children of men."As a father I know it's a necessary thing to discipline my children, however I never find...
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Lamentations 3:22-24

Lamentations 3:22-24 "22 The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; 23 they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. 24 "The Lord is my portion," says my soul, "therefore I will hope in him."It's been said that a person cannot out sin God's Love. It's true, not that we should try mind you...
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Lamentations 1:1-2

Lamentations 1:1-2 "How lonely sits the city that was full of people! How like a widow has she become, she who was great among the nations! She who was a princess among the provinces has become a slave. 2  She weeps bitterly in the night, with tears on her cheeks; among all her lovers she has none to comfort her; all her friends have dealt tre...
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Jeremiah 50:4-5

Jeremiah 50:4-5 "In those days and in that time, declares the Lord, the people of Israel and the people of Judah shall come together, weeping as they come, and they shall seek the Lord their God. 5 They shall ask the way to Zion, with faces turned toward it, saying, 'Come, let us join ourselves to the Lord in an everlasting covenant that will ...
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Jeremiah 38:6

Jeremiah 38:6 "So they took Jeremiah and cast him into the cistern of Malchiah, the king's son, which was in the court of the guard, letting Jeremiah down by ropes. And there was no water in the cistern, but only mud, and Jeremiah sank in the mud."Being a spokesperson for God sometimes comes with the royal spa treatment. Nobody knows this better th...
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Jeremiah 33:17-18

Jeremiah 33:17-18 "For thus says the Lord: David shall never lack a man to sit on the throne of the house of Israel, 18 and the Levitical priests shall never lack a man in my presence to offer burnt offerings, to burn grain offerings, and to make sacrifices forever." The promises of God aren't always fulfilled as expected but they are alw...
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Jeremiah 31:21-22

​Jeremiah 31:21-22  "Set up road markers for yourself; make yourself guideposts; consider well the highway, the road by which you went. Return, O virgin Israel, return to these your cities. 22  How long will you waver, O faithless daughter? For the Lord has created a new thing on the earth: a woman encircles a man."  Mankind is prone...
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Jeremiah 30:24

Jeremiah 30:24 "The fierce anger of the Lord will not turn back until he has executed and accomplished the intentions of his mind. In the latter days you will understand this." There is much debate in our culture today about God's wrath. Wrath by definition in the Bible is righteous judgment upon sin. It is not simply God's anger unleashed. J.I. Pa...
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Our God is an Awesome God

Our God is an Awesome God! 
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