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“Worship does not satisfy our hunger for God—it whets our appetite. Our need for God is not taken care of by engaging in worship—it deepens. It over...
True biblical worship so satisfies our total personality that we don’t have to shop around for man-made substitutes. William Temple made this clear in...
Duke University finds that elderly folks who attend church, pray and read the Bible regularly have lower blood pressure than non practicing peers. (Fo...
Tags: Basics Of Christianity
There are those Christians who boast that they never miss Sunday services while on the other hand fail to attend midweek services or evening fellowshi...
CICADAS: SPIRITUALLY DEAD I grew up in West Texas and there were a lot of Cicada insects. They’re not technically locusts but we called them that....
Scripture: 2 Timothy 3:5
Tags: Church Practices
ON FASTING The Didache, is a first or second century document that relates to us outside the New Testament the teaching of the early church. This d...
MOTHERS LIVE FOR OTHERS We've got all sorts of people here this morning. One thing we have got a lot of is mothers. Some of you, your children ar...
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 13:4-13:8
Tags: Mother's Day
In May of 1846, 187 men, women and children left from Missouri in a wagon train headed to California. There was nothing exceptional about the group o...
Scripture: Matthew 5:6
There’s another beautiful picture of baptism given here: “For all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ...
Some one has said, there are three kinds of givers -- the flint, the sponge and the honeycomb. To get anything out of a flint you must hammer it. And...