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August
11 2016
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Key Bible subjects: Salvation, part 1

Salvation: the big picture One of the things I thought would be great about starting this blog was to use it to give people an overview and/or a refresher on the vital subjects of Christianity. So starting with this article, I am going to be doing precisely that. And a great way to start is with the subject of salvation.  This week my job is to...
July
25 2016
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Closed July 25th Through August 6th 2016.

The church will be closed from July 25th Through August 6th 2016. The next service will be Sunday August...
July
20 2016
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It is finished... really! (Are you feelin' it?)

  Our emotional life The fruit of the Spirit is joy –that’s Gal 5:22. I take this to mean that the Spirit wants us to be joyful.  Happy. This is emotional as well as spiritual and rational. Now, our emotional life is very different from our mental life. In fact, our emotions carry on a life of their...
July
13 2016
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Where Nothing but the Power of His Resurrection Works

Delivered from the Peril of Death 2Co 1:3-10 3  Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, 4 who comforts us in all our affliction so that we will be able to comfort those who are in any affliction with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by...
July
06 2016
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God shed His Grace on thee

Is America worthy of being blessed by God these days? O beautiful for spacious skies, For amber waves of grain, For purple mountain majesties Above the fruited plain! America! America! God shed His grace on thee And crown thy good...
June
29 2016
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The neglected leg of the salvation stool

The convicting ministry of the Spirit We don’t want to talk about it. I don’t like to talk about it. More to the point, I don’t like to even think about it. But we have to talk about it. “It” is judgment. The Lake of Fire. The wrath of God. In John 16:8-11, Jesus tells us...
June
22 2016
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How to start a revolution

A Revolutionary idea We are coming up on the 4th of July holiday in America, which celebrates the time when our Founding Fathers started a revolution. It was about liberty, it was about taxes, it was about a lot of things.  We are...
June
15 2016
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No longer a slave but a son

How to make your daily life meaningful  We have been listening to what the Lord has to say to us in Colossians 3.  This chapter of the Bible teaches us the basic three-step of daily Christianity. We put away the things of the old man. We have our minds renewed with the word of God. We put on the attitudes and behaviors of the New...
June
08 2016
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God loves you

So we have been dealing with a group of difficult subjects over the past few weeks in these blogs. So I decided it was a good time for a blog that will comfort and uplift us.  Me included. So this is simply some gentle writing about the love of God. No pictures this week –just soothing words from the Bible. Which is OK to do from time to...
June
01 2016
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Why wasn't my prayer answered?

I asked -  and it was not given Ray Almeida was not cured of cancer. Ray Almeida died of cancer. Ray was a very big deal in my life. He was my friend. He was a father figure. He was my guide, and my mentor, and a heroic person in my life. I looked up to...
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