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Trees and Simple Faith… redux

Many have said that the simple things in life are the best.  Simple things don’t  cost much, usually aren’t flashy and are seldom mentioned in the newspapers…  Things like devotion to duty, love of family, faith in God and serving … Continue reading

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Weekly Bible Study Notes: 12/22/21

Chapter 11 of Hebrews is a discourse on active faith; interesting when you consider that it comes right after the warnings of chapter 10 against losing our faith. Who said faith and works were mutually exclusive? That faith and works … Continue reading

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Paul Point of Viewing

Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your … Continue reading

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The Way to Salvation

If someone else thinks they have reasons to put confidence in the flesh, I have more: circumcised on the eighth day, of the people of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of Hebrews; in regard to the law, … Continue reading

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Becoming Strangers

All these people were still living by faith when they died. They did not receive the things promised; they only saw them and welcomed them from a distance, admitting that they were foreigners and strangers on earth. People who say … Continue reading

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Active Faith

Chapter 11 of Hebrews is a discourse on active faith; interesting when you consider that it comes right after the warnings of chapter 10 against losing our faith. Who said faith and works were mutually exclusive? That faith and works … Continue reading

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Spirit of Power

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Sunday Sermon Notes: March 7, 2021

Title: God Forgives Us, We Forgive Others Text: Matthew 18:21-35 This passage is often called “The Parable of the Unmerciful Servant” because that servant who had received mercy (forgiveness) by the Master, refused to show mercy (forgiveness) to his fellow … Continue reading

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Those who Have Died

1Thessalonians 4:13-18 This passage (and the next for that matter) can either be simple to understand or difficult; the choice is ours to make. If you prefer simple, as I do, then all we need to do is to remember … Continue reading

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Turning to other matters…

1Thessalonians 4:1-12 The time has come for Paul to give instruction more explicitly and more like what we are familiar with in his other letters. Notice as we go through these verses, however, that unlike some of the other churches … Continue reading

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