Author Archives: reveds

About reveds

Occupation: Pastor, Ebenezer Presbyterian Church, Lennox, SD Education: BS - Christian Education, Sterling College; MDiv. - Princeton Theological Seminary Family: Married, with Four children. Hobbies: Running (will someday run a marathon), Sci-Fi (especially Doctor Who and Sherlock), Theater, and anything else my kids will let me do.

The Sin of Self Love

The problem of the human condition is not that we love ourselves too little, but that we love ourselves too much.  This self-love is the root and cause of nearly every public strife.  Continue reading

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The Perilous, Pernicious and Pervasive Problem of Pride!

As we allow the Spirit to show us how deeply pride has set into our lives, we know that God’s work is not merely to crush us under the burden of sin.  “The Lord humbles us, that he may reconcile us, not only to himself, but to one another.” Continue reading

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Do You Do Well To Be Angry

While I hold on to my anger I cannot hold on to Christ.  When I take up my ax, I cannot also take up my cross.  As long as the greenie-meanie lives I cannot say, “I have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.” Continue reading

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Maintaining a Vibrant Worship Lifestyle

Once we experience the actual presence of God, we will lose all interest in cheap Christianity with all its bells and whistles vainly trying to compete with the world. A. W. tozer Continue reading

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I Am Your Greatest Good!

What is our chosen portion?  What is our “If only…” dream? It is more than just that job you’ve been hoping for. It is more than a clean bill of health. It is more than finally getting that weekend away, or that cabin by the lake.  Our chosen portion, our greatest good, is God Himself.  Continue reading

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Believing in The God of Creation

May your faith in the Creator God bring you strength and comfort today.  Continue reading

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I don’t think that word means what you think it means…

Like that one voice in a choir that is just off the note, slightly out of tune, that it makes the spine tingle. Continue reading

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