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The Joy of the Lord is our Strength Nehemiah 8:10

    Satan does all he can to steal our joy. One way he does that, relevant for our study, is to convince us that the church of Christ, that Christianity, is really impotent in our society today. No one cares … Continue reading

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Kissing Cousins

    Have you ever wondered when and how man and woman (or parent and child) first kissed? You were just thinking about that yesterday, weren’t you? Some anthropologists believe the custom began when parents would pre-chew their food and then … Continue reading

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Are you a Real F.R.I.E.N.D.? Mark 2:1-12

    From a Peanuts comic strip… Charlie Brown is saying good bye to a boy he met at summer camp. “Well, so long Charlie Brown. It’s been nice knowing you.”     Charlie Brown responds: “It’s been nice knowing you, too, … Continue reading

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Life compared to the 4 seasons

Our four seasons The words “season” or “seasons” (plural) are used quite a few times in the Bible. In fact, we cannot get past the first chapter of Genesis (1:14) before we read about “seasons.” The verse I want to … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit in the Letters: 1 Thessalonians – Titus

1 Thessalonians     1:5-6 – The Holy Spirit worked through Paul, Silas, and Timothy as they performed their miraculous powers, including prophesying. When the Thessalonians heard the word, received it and obeyed it, then they could experience the joy that … Continue reading

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Just One Verse Per Week

The Psalmist said that God’s Word was hidden in his heart (Ps. 119:11). We are to “know the truth” (Jn. 8:32). There is great virtue and benefit in memorizing Scripture. It is true that everyone is different as far as … Continue reading

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Receiving the Holy Spirit Acts 8:14-17

Jesus did some “pre-evangelism” in John 4. He has His famous discussion there with the Samaritan woman at Jacob’s well. You know that, speaking generally, there was animosity between the Jew and the Samaritan. But, animosities created by men are … Continue reading

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Where is Your Home? 1 Corinthians 5:1-5

    The church is a family and we are brothers and sisters in Christ (1 Tim. 5:1-2). The church is the family of God (1 Tim. 3:15). But what happens if your Christian brother or sister is not obeying the … Continue reading

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Mary, the Mother of Jesus Luke 8:19-21

    We spend much of our study time talking about Jesus Christ and His perfect life, as well we should since He is our Savior. But what about the woman who was behind Jesus Christ? What about the woman who … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Sermon – 2017

In the 2d century BC there was an aristocratic scholar in Jerusalem by the name of Ben Sirach. “Do not sit down with the women; for moth comes out of clothes, and a woman’s spite out of a woman. A … Continue reading

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