Growing In The Grace Of Giving

The words “believe” or “faith” or some form of the word “believe” is used 272 times in the New Testament. The words “prayer” or “pray” or some form of the word “pray” is used 371 times in the New Testament. But, the words “give” or “giving” or some form of this word “give” is used […]

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In Romans chapters 14 & 15, the Apostle Paul has been reminding us that the Lord Jesus Christ has given us an alternative to living as the world does. He has basically informed us that we are going to poke one another at times with our differences as GOD continues to sanctify each of us; […]

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Resolve to Be Faithful

All of us at one time or another have made new year’s resolutions. Someone has said, ”the problem with most new year’s resolutions is that they simply go in one year & out the other.” Another has said, ”resolutions are like babies crying in church. They must be carried out to be good.” I’m sure […]

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Taking Up The Mantle – Part 12

In the first 7 verses of this chapter we see a situation that arises as students from one of the schools of the prophets were cutting down trees to build a bigger facility. In the process of cutting down trees an iron axe head flew off its handle & fell into the river. Immediately, the […]

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Christians, the quality of our unity either attracts or repels the world. Unfortunately, while the earl Church had some brilliant successes, regarding unity it failed miserably in many places. The church in Galatia was split up by legalism. The church in Corinth chose sides & divided over what to do about one of its members […]

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Assurance For A New Year

By nature, fear of the future in some way, is a common experience for all people. As we approach a New Year there are those who are already dreading the financial burdens they may face in 2018. Others may be worrying about their health deteriorating. Some fear the potential loss of aged loved ones or […]

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Mary, Did You Know?

When it came time for GOD the Father to announce the coming of His Son into the world He didn’t use social media, or create a YouTube video, or send a card. The Bible says that GOD used an angel to make the announcement. Now, let me tell you something that you need to know […]

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Light Has Come

The apostle John gives us one of the clearest images of what Christmas is all about. It’s an image that has its roots in Old Testament prophecies. It’s an image that Jesus himself used to describe His mission. It’s an image that saturates our decorations during this holiday season. And it’s an image of the […]

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The Old Testament Christmas Story

700 years before the Lord Jesus Christ was born, the prophet Isaiah told us how that GOD was going to solve man’s problem & fix his mess. It would be through the giving of His Son. This is the Christmas story & it was foretold in the Old Testament many times. This passage in Isaiah […]

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The Thankful ONE

As you are aware, this coming Thursday is Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is a time-honored tradition of setting aside a day for which to be thankful. I’m all for it, but I also understand that GOD wants His people to radiate with thanksgiving every day of their lives. Instead of silently taking for granted all of His […]

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Faces From The Past – Deborah

The Book of Judges records the history of Israel from the death of Joshua, the successor of Moses as leader of the Hebrew people, to shortly before the beginning of the monarchy under Saul, Israel’s first king. It stands in stark contrast to the Book of Joshua. In Joshua, an obedient & faithful people, under […]

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This morning we are going to consider a most prominent prophet from the Old Testament – his name is Elijah. Elijah was the first prophet to raise the dead & he left this world with out dying. He reappeared to meet with Christ on the Mount of Transfiguration & Malachi says that his voice will […]

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Faces From The Past – Lot – Part 2

Lot compromised by pitching his tent towards Sodom. That compromise resulted in him moving his family to Sodom. Once in Sodom, day by day, Sodom began to trickle into Lot. The next thing you know, he is calling the wicked, vile enemies of GOD his brethren & offering his daughters to them. Oh, the path […]

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Faces From The Past – Lot – Part 1

This morning we are going to look at the example of a Christian failure – his name is Lot. Yes, he was a saved man, but he failed on so many levels which resulted in him losing his testimony & his family. Lot’s story is recorded as a warning for believers about the disaster that […]

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When we hear the name of Daniel mentioned, we immediately think of his experience in the lion’s den where GOD protected him through the night. That was a miraculous moment in Daniel’s life, but there is so much more to his life than that one event. Daniel was one of GOD’s great servants & prophets. […]

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When we hear the name of Daniel mentioned, we immediately think of his experience in the lion’s den where GOD protected him through the night. That was a miraculous moment in Daniel’s life, but there is so much more to his life than that one event. Daniel was one of GOD’s great servants & prophets. […]

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When we hear the name of Daniel mentioned, we immediately think of his experience in the lion’s den where GOD protected him through the night. That was a miraculous moment in Daniel’s life, but there is so much more to his life than that one event. Daniel was one of GOD’s great servants & prophets. […]

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Faces From The Past – Rahab

In the book of Joshua, we are introduced to one of the most intriguing & thought-provoking saints of the Old Testament. Rahab, a former harlot from the Canaanite city of Jericho, ultimately is remembered for her courageous faith & for being listed in the genealogy of Jesus Christ. But a careful examination of this remarkable […]

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