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Be An Encourager

In any given day we get enough news and have enough experiences that are discouraging. Seldom do we hear good news concerning our society or

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Overcoming Worry

Last week we saw that we have a choice to worry or not to worry. 1 Peter 5:7 Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. Cast means

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Fear Enslaves

I heard it said recently that two things are needed to bring about socialism to America: fear and free stuff from the government. Sounds like

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What is Needed

Last week we saw that the Disciples ‘little faith’ was unable to carry out an exorcism, something Jesus gave them authority to do. (Mark 6:12).

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Mustard Seed Faith

“Because you have so little faith. Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move

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THE BENEFIT OF TOUCH

Numerous times Jesus touched people even when it would make him ceremonially unclean. He touched a man with leprosy and was healed Mt. 8:3. Jesus

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Responding to Change

Last week I mentioned that life involves change, and with that come events we didn’t ask for, that makes life difficult. While change is a

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CHANGE

We have no idea what tomorrow will bring. We can only manage what comes today. We may plan for tomorrow only to have our plans

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Victory

We view the state of the true, universal church and we see it neither giving in to darkness nor shrinking from it. In places of

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Fishing

At the start of Jesus’ ministry, He came to the Sea of Galilee and called Peter to become a “fisher of men.” It’s believed Jesus

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A Promise

When a child comes into this strange new world, he or she is completely dependent on the care of its parents. When a baby shows

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A New Home

You don’t need to be a home owner very long to realize that keeping it looking new requires routine maintenance and repairs. Many are small

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A Good Shepherd

A shepherd is in change, and has the responsibility of caring for the sheep that are entrusted to him. He must lead them to areas

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Independence

This month we celebrate America’s birthday, July 4, 1776 with the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Early colonists came to this new world we

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A Jealous God?

To be jealous according to Dictionary.com is to have resentment against someone. It also says, “troubled by suspicions or fears of rivalry, unfaithfulness.” It isn’t

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Don’t Gloat

            If you’re like most people, watching the news can make one angry and disgusted. When we hear about our nation’s leaders deliberately dismantling our

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Fear and Division

Genesis 1:31a God saw all that he had made, and it was very good.  This includes Adam and Eve as the first husband and wife. Their relationship

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A Great Loss

If you are middle aged or older you are witnessing the loss of the nation you knew and loved. The freedom to move about without

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One Lost Sheep Pt. 3

 5/26/2021 Luke 15:11-24 The prodigal son is someone who runs away or leaves the family and leads a wasteful and reckless life. In this parable the

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One Lost Sheep Pt. 2

John 15:9-14 As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Now remain in my love. If you keep my commands, you will remain in my love,

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One Lost Sheep

All too often we hear that God is the eternal and final judge of all and that we will stand before Him on judgment day

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Thirsty?

Isaiah 55:1-3 “Come, all you who are thirsty, come to the waters; and you who have no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without

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True Wisdom

Proverbs 8:1, 10-11, 27, 35-36 Vs. 1 Can’t you hear the voice of wisdom? She is standing at the city gates and at every fork

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Easter Isn’t Over

Easter has come, but is not gone. Every Sunday is to be a reminder of Easter, a celebration of life. The fact Jesus was raised

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We Can’t Forget

We must never forget or fail to celebrate Good Friday. From the world’s perspective how could anyone refer to it as ‘good’? God literally comes

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Mount of Olives

Last week we looked at Jesus’ ride into Jerusalem on a donkey a day which we celebrate as Palm Sunday or the Triumphal Entry. Today

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A Donkey?!

Next Sunday (March 28) we celebrate what has become known as “Palm Sunday.” It is also referred to as the Triumphal Entry. It’s when Jesus

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Draw Near Pt. 2

                                        Last week we looked at James 4:7-8. James tells us that we are able to draw near to God and God will draw near

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Draw Near

James 4:7-8a  Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Come near to God and he will come near to

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Take a Walk

I don’t know if you enjoy walking or not but Barb and I do. We try and walk every day when it is nice from

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It Hurts!

Today we begin looking at the suffering God endured through His Son Jesus Christ for every human being. Suffering for doing something wrong is one

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Lent, what is It?

Lent, not lint begins February 17, with Ash Wednesday. Where did this practice come from and what is it for? It developed as part of

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Your Time with God

Last week we looked at formal worship and how important it is to come regularly and with the right attitude. Our primary purpose is to meet

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God Has it Covered

1/20/2021 Today is the beginning of a new administration that promises to bring radical change to America. For some time, this has caused turmoil in

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Pick Up Your Stone

A favorite Bible story for most children is David and Goliath. Here is a young shepherd boy, perhaps 12-14 years old ready and willing to

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The Unknown

How intimidating it must have been for Joshua to wake up the morning he was to lead Israel into new territory, a land with fortified

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What Do You Think?

12/30/2020 Our minds are filled with information, news and ideas all day long. Five days ago our thoughts were filled with thoughts of Christmas, the

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A Birthing Cave

As we read the gospels, Matthew – John, we will notice a great deal of symbolism regarding Jesus and His identity as the Messiah, the

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A Voice

The second advent reading for December 6, was Isaiah 40:3-5: A voice of one calling: “In the wilderness prepare the way for the Lord make straight in the desert a highway for our God. Every

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ADVENT IS. . .

We have entered the season of advent, four weeks before Christmas. Advent means a coming into place, view or being; arrival. So, what do we

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To Make Him Known

There is a resource that lists important people and their contributions to society, it’s called, Marquis Who’s Who and has been the standard since 1898. This

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Lift Up Our Leaders

Last week we looked at the need to pray for all people and leaders whether they are Christian or heathen. Paul was writing during the

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Pray for Our Leaders

In four days, we will be electing a president who will preside over America for the next four years. Our Republic is at stake and

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Frustration and Hope

About 2620 years ago there was a voice calling a nation to wake up wondering how long he would have to look at sin, misery, destruction,

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Trust

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-6 Trust

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Get To Know God

Galatians 4:7 So you are no longer a slave, but God’s child; and since you are his child, God has made you also an heir. If

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When Foundations Crumble

Israel of old faced enemies from without and within that wanted to destroy her spiritual and national heritage. The nation was pulled in various directions

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ABCD’S

1 Corinthians 6:19 Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You

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It Is War!

For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces

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THE RETURN NATIONAL AND GLOBAL DAY OF PRAYER AND REPENTANCE SEPTEMBER 26, 2020 ON THE NATIONAL MALL, WASHINGTON, D.C. THE MISSION: REVIVAL BY INDIVIDUAL, NATIONAL

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The Blood Trail Pt. 4

September 27 of this year is an important religious holiday for Israel and Jews the world over. It is Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement.

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The Blood Trail Pt. 3

7/15/2020 We continue to follow the predicted trail of redemption through the Old Testament with the Hebrews living in Egypt and working as slaves, about

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Liberty

In three days, we turn our attention to celebrating the signing of the Declaration of Independence and our subsequent freedom. However, it began 284 years

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The Blood Trail Continues

6/24/2020 God’s plan to rescue the world from sin and death began with His announcement in Genesis 3:15, and the killing (sacrifice) of an animal

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A Trail of Blood

We may be familiar with what the New Testament says about Jesus and the cross, but what about Jesus and the cross in the Old

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American Democracy?!

I don’t know about you, but have you been hearing people refer to America’s form of government as a democracy? I sure have especially from

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Operation Christmas Child

We are a drop off for Operation Christmas Child.