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Contributed on Mar 18, 2018
Where do we see Jesus
Weekend/Devotion March 18, 2018 Reading: John 12:20-33 “Sir, We Wish to See Jesus” We begin this reading at verse 20. If you recall, we read over this same verse back in January It was an important element in that sermon entitled “Did Anything Good Come Out of Nazareth”. Here it is ...read more
Contributed on Mar 13, 2018
The Meaning of Easter
Easter Message/Devotion For: April 22, 2018 Reading: Matthew 27:1-66, 28:1-20 The Sacrificial Lamb of God We’ve been talking about darkness and sin a lot lately, haven’t we? We have also been talking a lot about the light that shines through that darkness for all who seek it. Let’s ...read more
Contributed on Mar 12, 2018
We are all sinners! Our salvation is a gift and cannot be earned or deserved. Freedom from the bondage of sin!
Mid-week Message/Devotion March 14, 2018 Reading: Ephesians 2:1-10 Are You Good Enough? Right from the get go, let me answer that title question. The answer is a resounding NO! Will we ever be good enough? No! The most basic truth that we must accept about ourselves is that we are ...read more
Contributed on Mar 9, 2018
Travelling in darkness can lead to serious consequences.
Weekend Message/Devotion March 11, 2018 Reading: John 3:14-21 Snakes, Witches and Barbed Wire Fences In today’s gospel reading we find Jesus enlightening Nicodemus the Pharisee by describing Moses lifting up a bronze serpent, as God directed him. All who were bitten by a poisonous ...read more
Contributed on Mar 6, 2018
The gospel is rejected by some as foolish. To true believers it is a gold standard.
Midweek Message/Devotion March 7, 2018 Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 The Value or Worth of the Gospel What is the value or worth of the gospel? Why is there so much variation and augmentation to God’s Word? Dr. Kenneth Chafin, in his commentary, says, “In this brief passage, The ...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