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The people of Laodicea were generally wealthy.

You’ve Got mail The last of the 7 letters in Revelation 2 & 3 is probably the most well-known of the letters. It is also the only letter that is, at least on the surface, entirely negative.  However, the negativity … Continue reading

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God’s Name

Names are important. They show ownership, authority, and possession. One’s own name also reflects who we are. Our reputation, for example, is tied to our name which, in turn, displays our character. The Hebrew word for “name” is used 770 … Continue reading

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Lessons I Have Learned From Soccer

I loved sports as a child. I didn’t matter if it was baseball, football, street hockey, tennis, golf, bowling or whatever other kind of ball could be thrown, hit or caught. However, with soccer, I was “one and done!” I … Continue reading

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Psalms 90:10

Each of us lives for 70 years-or even 80 if we are in good health. But the best of them bring trouble and misery. Indeed they are soon gone and we fly away (Psalms 90:10– CEV)  What a great description … Continue reading

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Jesus is the Messiah

Listen to the multitude identify Jesus while He was hanging on the cross in Mark 15:32: “Let this Christ, the King of Israel, now come down from the cross, so that we may see and believe!” Clearly the Jews associated … Continue reading

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The Lasting Treasure

I remember when I was small that I prayed to God, “Please don’t send Jesus back to the earth soon. There are too many things I want to do! I don’t want Jesus to come back yet.” I was five … Continue reading

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The Origin of Worship – Genesis 4:1-26

    Worship. We all know what it is, even if we have a hard time defining what it is. “Worship” is something that nearly everyone does. In fact, we might be safe in saying that everyone worships something – God, … Continue reading

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Put your Priorities in what you Love

Ben Franklin once said: “If you would be loved, love and be lovable.” This is much like what Jesus said in Matthew 7:12: “Therefore, whatever you want men to do to you do also to them, for this is the … Continue reading

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Stand Fast in Loving Service:Galatians 4:19

    As we pointed out last week when we considered the New Testament missionary mandate, so it is with standing fast in loving service: We don’t serve others because Jesus commands us to, but because we live in the love … Continue reading

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Sermon on appointing elders

Ordaining elders 4/17/16   In 2 Chron. 15 we read about Asa plus “Azariah,” a man who had the “Spirit of God” (2 Chron. 15:1). Azariah offered some encouragement to King Asa as well as some of the people – … Continue reading

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