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City Blog: August 2012

August 21, 2012

Sticking it out

Benjamin Spalink
For staff devotions this morning, Pastor Steve, Kyle and I reflected on Revelation 3:7-13. In it God urges what seems to be a struggling church in ancient Philadelphia to hang in there. God cryptically reveals that "he knows their deeds," and that "the door," perhaps the door to the kingdom of Heaven, remains open for the Philadelphians and will not be closed in their faces.  God knows that they have "little strength," but he promises them future vindication.  These weak ones will eventually be "pillars in the temple of [my] God." In what ...

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