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Be Still And Know

By Sheri Boulet / a few months ago

I am having a hard time slowing down my mind. Possibilities both good and bad seem to forever be swishing around in my brain. Someone told me that I shouldn’t worry about what is going to happen, I should just wait and see. That sounds good in theory, but when life waits with you it […]

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Stones

By Monique Bryant / a few months ago

Stones We carry the stones of rejection, Worn from the cares of this life. Rocks in a bag; they’re so heavy they drag: They breed in our anger and strife. There are boulders of shame and of envy, Embarrassing times that we’ve had. And often enough; the burdens too tough: We think that we’ve got […]

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The Second Call of Grace

By Phyllis Corbin / a few months ago

 THE SECOND CALL OF GRACE (Jonah 1:2-3:2)   I Introduction   A. The prophet received two calls from the Lord to go to Nineveh. 1. The first call ended in disobedience, the second call he obeyed. 2. Between the two calls, he had the gruesome experience of being swallowed by the great fish. B. A […]

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What does a place of solitude have to do with “MY” spirituality

By Phyllis Corbin / a few months ago

What does a place of solitude have to do with “MY” spirituality? Solitude can be miserable and lonely or it can be rewarding and refreshing … depending on the situation and the motives and resolve of the person(s) involved. And, it is my position that far too many professing Christians just don¢t get it. They […]

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For That Is Why I Came

By Satrena Green / a few months ago

For that is why I came I have only been here a few weeks. I was the visitor you shook hands with; The first three times I came. But, I am no longer called a visitor. And, since becoming a new member I am not treated quite the same. After service, you break into groups. […]

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Why Wait?

By Rick Mills / a few months ago

Why Wait? Most of you probably don’t struggle with impatience. Waiting is just another part of life that comes easily to you. I, on the other hand, struggle to be patient. Waiting seems to go against my very nature, the nature of my flesh, that is. Through the years, God has taught me, through some […]

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Answered Prayer of the Cursed

By Christine Carney / a few months ago

My past isn’t a pretty one. It’s sordid, ugly and obscene. Most of it isn’t appropriate to repeat in a public setting such as this publication. However, today, I’m blessed beyond measure and all credit goes to my King, Savior, and Lord: Jesus Christ. It’s a blessing I want to share with you, or I […]

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Don’t Become Sour

By Lynne Conley / a few months ago

Don’t Become Sour For a while Abraham and Isaac were so lonely after the death of Sarah, and she was one-hundred twenty seven years old. The definition for lonely is: sad from being alone (Merriam-Webster) Abraham thought to himself that Isaac was old enough to get married. The women of Canaan weren’t under Abraham’s approval. […]

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What Are We Hiding?

By Lynne Conley / a few months ago

What Are We Hiding? By: Lynne Conley Scripture Text: ‘’And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man’s life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth’’. (Luke 12:15 KJV) Joshua was the son of Nun from the tribe of Ephraim. He became the leader over the […]

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One Lost Sheep

By James Thornton / 6 months ago

One Lost Sheep Introduction: Luke 15:1 “Then drew near unto him all the publicans and sinners for to hear him. 2 And the Pharisees and scribes murmured, saying, This man receiveth sinners, and eateth with them.”  This chapter (Luke 15) has been called God’s Lost and Found Department. In these 32 verses, Jesus uses no […]