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Contributed on Jul 18, 2018
If we are honest with ourselves we admit that we all have some form of prejudices.
Mid-week Message/Devotion July 18, 2018 James 2:1-13 2nd in a series Taking Inventory of our Prejudices and Biases Have we got preferences? Have we got prejudices and biases, with others that we come in contact with at work, while shopping, at church, even our neighbors. I think, if ...read more
Contributed on Jul 15, 2018
Avoiding pursuit of wrongful desires. Greed is of the devil
Weekend Message/Devotion July 15, 2018 Mark 6:14-29 Arrogance of Power This week’s gospel reading brings us Mark’s account of the beheading of John the Baptist. It reads almost as a broadway play or operetta. The major characters in the reading are John the Baptist, Herod Antipas ...read more
Contributed on Jul 8, 2018
Disbelief is born of the devil.
Weekend Message/Devotion July 8, 2018 Mark 6:1-13 Believing Means Trusting Today’s gospel reading is all about believing or maybe better said – disbelief. Before we get into that, please read with me Hebrews 3:12. “Beware, brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of ...read more
Contributed on Jul 1, 2018
Christ has provided for our freedom from the bondage of sin, yet we remain dependent upon God - Father, Son and Holy Spirit in living out HIS will.
Weekend Message/Devotion July 1, 2018 John 8:32 Freedom Doesn’t Mean Independence Freedom doesn’t mean independence, at least not in any spiritual sense. “And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” John 8:32 Let’s establish that truth. The truth is ...read more
Contributed on Jun 27, 2018
Giving and sharing isn't meant to be limited to finances or material wealth.
Mid-week Message/Devotion June 27, 2018 Mark 5:21-43 Okay, You Have It – Now What to Do with It You may be thinking; “Here we go again, another message about money and giving!” This reading certainly does address the giving of and from our resources. However, I want to talk about ...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