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Grace and Mercy….

While the terms have similar meanings, grace and mercy are not the same. To summarize the difference: mercy is God not punishing us as our sins deserve, and grace is God blessing us despite the fact that we do not … Continue reading

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No Excuse Sunday…

NO EXCUSE SUNDAY To make it possible for everyone to attend church next Sunday, we are going to have a special “No Excuse Sunday”. Cots will be placed in the foyer for those who say, “Sunday is my only day … Continue reading

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Heaven and Hell

HEAVEN & HELL A holy man was having a conversation with the Lord one day and said, “Lord, I would like to know what Heaven and Hell are like. “ The Lord led the holy man to two doors. He … Continue reading

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this is my FATHER’S world

This is my FATHER’S world….. Ronnie McBrayer: We are only the caretakers, God owns it all RONNIE MCBRAYER | KEEPING THE FAITH Near Rochester, New York, a prominent, cliff-like ridge erupts from the landscape and runs west for hundreds of … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday

ASH WEDNESDAY   Today is Ash Wednesday, the first day of the Christian season of Lent. Lent comes from the Old English term for “lengthen.”  As Easter approaches the amount of daylight grows longer.   More than a thousand years … Continue reading

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Just a thought…

Opportunity may knock once, but temptation bangs on the door forever. amen…

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Are you Tired…

aren’t you tired yet? And it’s a question we need to wrestle with every day. Are you tired yet? Tired of always trying to look like the smartest person in the room? Tired of always having to be right? Tired … Continue reading

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a twist on the Prodigal Son

FATHER, GIVE ME MY SHARE OF THE ESTATE   A long time ago, Jesus old a story about what it is like to come home. Specifically, what it’s like to come home to our Father in heaven with no more … Continue reading

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Twas’ the night…..

TWAS THE NIGHT JESUS CAME Twas’ the night Jesus came and all through the house, Not a person was praying, not one in the house. The Bible was left on the shelf without care, for no one thought Jesus would … Continue reading

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Christmas Peace

QUIET MY HEART, LORD Quiet my heart, Lord, and show me a Christmas as peaceful and calm as an old cattle shed… Slow down my pace, Lord, and help me seek Jesus, the Son of Your Love, in a humble … Continue reading

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