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Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God

Benjamin Rush The first five presidents of the United States worked closely with one another to ensure a more perfect union. As everyone knows, Thomas Jefferson was the primary author of the Declaration of Independence. What you might not know … Continue reading

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Truly, the mouth of the Lord has spoken

The Love Letters David McCullough wrote a biography on John Adams, published in 2001. In the “Acknowledgements” section, he writes: “The Adams Papers, from which much of this book has been drawn, may be rightly described as a national treasure. … Continue reading

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The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden in the field

The Parable of the Judgment Do you have something of value to you? How did you come across it? What did it cost you? Or what have you given up for it? Read Matthew 13:44-46: 44 The kingdom of heaven … Continue reading

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Average American credit card debt

Solomon on Wealth According to the website nerdwallet.com, the average US household credit card, if you have a credit card, debt is $15,863. As late as July of this year, the average mortgage debt is $156,584 and the average student … Continue reading

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Elders not given to much wine

Elders are not be brawlers – Prov. 4:11-15 1 TIM. 3:3 AND TIT. 1:7. i) 1 Tim. 3:3 – Paul said no elder should be a “brawler.” ii) The KJV words the thought as, “not given to wine.” 2) These … Continue reading

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Under New Management.

Living a Holy Lifestyle Under New Management. Have you seen the sign before? Based on the sign, we can assume one big, overlying thing: changes are coming. And, too often, change is uncomfortable. So the big question is this: how … Continue reading

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History of the four minute mile

I Think I Can For many years people believed that it was impossible to run the mile in less than four minutes. However, a man named Roger Banister changed all of that. He broke the four minute mile in 1954 … Continue reading

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Matthew 24

Parable of the Fig tree Do you know what a fig tree is? Well to those people who don’t know, it’s a tree that tells you when summer is near, no not “speak” tell, but “show” tell. It’s not like … Continue reading

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A River Runs Through It

A River Runs Through It Our family recently watched the movie with the above name: A River Runs Through It. It was directed by Robert Redford and starred Brad Pitt, Craig Sheffer, and Tom Skeritt. It originally came out in … Continue reading

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Elders being “Apt to teach”

1) Not all teachers are equal in their skills. Not all teaching is at the level or quality we might prefer. 2) There is a sense in which we all at one time or another “teach” someone. QUALITY OF “APT … Continue reading

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