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Memorial Day Keep Running The Race (201100601)

June 1, 2011

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I hope you had an enjoyable Memorial Day with your friends and families this weekend.  It does us good to reflect with our loved ones the price that was paid to secure our liberty here in America, and all the more for those who suffered and died to help spur us on in our spiritual […]

Memorial Day Freed By Blood (20110531)

May 31, 2011

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Certainly Memorial Day has a very special place in the hearts of most Americans as each of us has had the opportunity to stop and reflect upon those great service men and women gave their lives that we might enjoy the fundamental right of freedom.  But, freedom is more than a right, it is a […]

Memorial Day and Living Lives of Dignity (20110530)

May 31, 2011

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This week we celebrate Memorial Day.  A day set apart when we remember and reflect upon the lives of those brave men who served and died to promote freedom both here and throughout the world.  The lives we live and the freedoms we share here in these United States of America have been the envy […]

It Is A Beautiful Day Part 1 (20110519)

May 19, 2011

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As we journey here in this fallen world, there are places and people in our lives that are…, well, let’s say less than desirable to us at times.  At such times it is easy to be overcome with negative feelings and possibly even some depression. I imagine that such was the case for two women […]

20110518 The Woman of Noble Character Part 8 (20110518)

May 18, 2011

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For a number of days we have been talking about the wife of noble character.  And it is clear that she is, indeed, a unique and gifted woman.  But, for a moment, let us stop to consider her husband.  Did you know that the word “husband” has to do with managing the activities of the […]

The Woman of Noble Character Part 7 (20110517)

May 17, 2011

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“Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised.  31 Give her the reward she has earned, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate.” (Proverbs 31:30-31, NIV). WOW!  God has been teaching us about the wife of noble character.  And what have […]

20110516 The Woman of Noble Character Part 6 (20110516)

May 16, 2011

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Continuing our study of the wife of  noble character we read, “Her husband is respected at the city gate, where he takes  his seat among the elders of the land.  24  She makes linen garments and sells them, and  supplies the merchants with sashes.  25  She is clothed with strength and dignity; she  can laugh […]

The Woman of Noble Character Part 5 (20110513)

May 14, 2011

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As we continue our study on the wife of noble character we read in Proverbs 31:19-22, “In her hand she holds the distaff and grasps the spindle with her fingers.  20 She opens her arms to the poor and extends her hands to the needy.  21 When it snows, she has no fear for her […]

The Woman of Noble Character Part 4 (20110512)

May 13, 2011

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Our last couple of lessons has been looking at Proverbs 31 where we find the text discussing a wife of noble character.  In verses sixteen through eighteen we read, “She considers a field and buys it; out of her earnings she plants a vineyard.  17 She sets about her work vigorously; her arms are strong […]

The Woman of Noble Character Part 3 (20110511)

May 11, 2011

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This week we are looking at the woman or wife of noble character revealed in Proverbs thirty-one. “She selects wool and flax and works with eager hands.  14  She is like the merchant ships, bringing her food from afar.  15  She gets up while it is still dark; she provides food for her family and […]