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Contributed on Jun 10, 2018
New understanding of relationship with the Triune God and the family of God.
Weekend Message/Devotion June 10, 2018 Mark 3:20-35 Jesus Promises A Whole Lot of Newness Today’s gospel reading is just jam packed with newness and His fresh approach to old and established thinking. Remember now that Jesus is in a place in history where the whole of Jewish ...read more
Contributed on Jun 6, 2018
It's The Message - NOT - the messenger
Mid-week Message/Devotion June 6, 2018 2 Corinthians 4:5-12 It All Leads To JESUS! In this reading, a major point that Paul is trying to make has to do with what followers look at, concentrate on and take away. If we concentrate on the messenger more than the message, we will ...read more
Contributed on Jun 3, 2018
A closer look at the observance of the Sabbath
Weekend Message/Devotion June 3, 2018 Mark 2:23-3:6 Keeping the Sabbath Holy “Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy.” Exodus 20:8 This is a subject that always brings out responses from extreme legalism to extreme liberal interpretation. “And He said to them, ‘The Sabbath ...read more
Contributed on May 30, 2018
What does it mean - child, son & joint heir of God?
Mid-week Message/Devotion May 30, 2018 Romans 8:12-17 Child, Son, & Joint Heir of God Listen to the lyrics of this song on the Merrill Osmond Album – “How Great Thou Art”: I am a child of God, And he has sent me here, Has given me an earthly home With parents kind and ...read more
Contributed on May 27, 2018
We just must understand that there is no Magic in the bible, but there sure is plenty of Mystery.
Weekend Message/Devotion May 27, 2018 John 3:1-17 Mystery vs Magic I enjoy a good mystery. As I read or watch a mystery, I find myself engrossed in looking for clues in hopes of solving the mystery for myself prior to it being revealed in the reading or program. In today’s gospel ...read more
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Contributed on Mar 29, 2017
All human beings are equally created in the image and likeness of God (Genesis 1:26-27). God loved the world so much that He sent Jesus to lay down His life for us (John 3:16). The “world” obviously includes all ethnic groups. I like to use the following illustration which works as well with ...read more