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God Still Loves You Part 3 (20110202)

February 2, 2011

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That is how it is with so many of us; we have trouble believing in ourselves.  I know that in life I have made so many mistakes and fallen so short of the goal that I occasionally don’t believe in myself.  Simply put, I have struggled too many times to put much faith in myself.  […]

Taking Shelter In Jesus (part four)

September 24, 2010

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“For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your forefathers, 19  but with the precious blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish or defect.  20  He was chosen before the creation of the […]

Taking Shelter In Jesus (part three)

September 23, 2010

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“He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation.  16  For by him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things were created by him and for him.  17  He is before all things, and in […]

Taking Shelter In Jesus (part two)

September 22, 2010

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“ In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.  2  He was with God in the beginning.  3  Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. 4  In him was life, and that life was the light of men…14  […]

Rich in Jesus!

September 17, 2010

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“But whatever was to my profit I now consider loss for the sake of Christ.  8  What is more, I consider everything a loss compared to the surpassing greatness of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them rubbish, that I may gain Christ  9  and be […]

Thinking of Beautiful Things

September 16, 2010

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“Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.” (Philippians 4:8, NIV). I have found it to be almost exhilarating!  Each day to rise up in the morning and to go on an expedition in search […]

Pleasing God Through Leading Men (Exodus 4)

September 10, 2010

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All his life had led up to this moment.  He was born a Hebrew, saved from death as his mother made a basket and hid it in the reeds of the Nile; discovered there by Pharaoh’s daughter she immediately grew fond of the young child.  Nearby was child’s older sister who when seeing Pharaoh’s daughters […]

Keeping It Holy (Part One)

September 6, 2010

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“Make every effort to live in peace with all men and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord.” (Hebrews 12:14, NIV). The holiness that the Hebrew writer speaks of is not the holiness that comes directly from the Lord.  Notice how the writer calls us to “make every effort to live…and […]

Big Growth in Goodness is God’s Goal for Us

August 26, 2010

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 “For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; 6  and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; 7  and to godliness, brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness, love.  8  For if you possess these qualities in increasing measure, they will keep you […]

It’s More Than A Clean House

August 26, 2010

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“When an evil spirit comes out of a man, it goes through arid places seeking rest and does not find it.  Then it says, ‘I will return to the house I left.’ When it arrives, it finds the house unoccupied, swept clean and put in order.  Then it goes and takes with it seven other […]