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By Martin Schmaltz / 9 months ago

Speak Recently, I was in service and someone defined the church as, “Those that are called out of darkness into His light.” While this is true, I believe it is only a limited part of what the true church is and its authority. In a previous Apostolic Note, “The Real Church,” we presented the original […]

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Awakening, Arming, Acting

By James Thornton / 9 months ago

Awakening, Arming, Acting   Romans 13:11 “and that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed. 12 the night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us, therefore, cast off the works of darkness, and let us […]

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”Obedience Is Better Than Sacrifice”

By Lynne Conley / 9 months ago

”Obedience Is Better Than Sacrifice” Naaman was the commander of the armies of Benhadad II; he was second in command to the King. Naaman was a man of great authority. Naaman had the dreadful disease of Leprosy. Leprosy was a type of disease that caused disfiguration of the person’s body, eventually the flesh would begin […]

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”Chosen By God”

By Lynne Conley / 9 months ago

Chosen By God Scripture Text: ‘’And thus shalt thou do unto them, to cleanse them: Sprinkle water of purifying upon them, and let them shave all their flesh, and let them wash their clothes, and so make themselves clean’’. (Numbers 8:7 KJV) The Levites were the descendants of Levi, which was one of the twelve […]

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Introduction to The Book of Jonah

By Phyllis Corbin / 9 months ago

THE BOOK OF JONAH I. Introduction A. No book of the Bible has been subjected to more scorn and ridicule by the skeptics than the book of Jonah. 1. Yet no book of the Bible is better authenticated than this one. 2. The Lord Jesus Himself vouches for its historicity and literalness. 3. For as […]

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We’ll give this a try…

By Rachel Quam / 10 months ago

We’ll give this a try… I really enjoy writing and have had my articles published in different magazines (The Conqueror & IBC Perspectives). I thought I would try posting some articles and/or blogs on here and see what the response was. Hopefully, something I post will be a help to someone. I believe that God gives […]

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I am gonna let my little light shine

By Debra Jones / 10 months ago

When storms rage, it is often my experience,  that they are very hard to figure out, comparing to events that are really going on with your life. I have written about my storms, being in a boat tossed about holding onto my life jacket, going through betrayal, suffering, sickness, losing relationships, being shunned, talked about, […]

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You have laid the Foundation, now FINISH the building

By Steven Lewis / 10 months ago

Luke 14:28-30  28.  For which of you. intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost whether he have sufficient to finish it? 29.  Lest haply after he hath laid the foundation, and is not able to finish it, all that behold it begin to mock him. 30.  Saying, This man […]

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Some seeds must die

By Ginger R / 10 months ago

I got offended the other day at church. I know, it’s hard to believe but it’s true. In fact, I could probably step out and say that I have offended others. I often half-jokingly refer to myself as a “repeat offender”. I don’t believe that anyone purposely sets out to offend anyone, by word or deed, […]

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Remove the Dirt

By Lynne Conley / 10 months ago

Remove the Dirt Apollos was a highly educated Alexandrian Jew who came to the town of Ephesus. He also was a cherished helper to the Corinthian worshippers. His friends, Priscilla and Aquila, supported Apollos. The people there were carnally minded people, and they believed in the human leaders. Paul laid the foundation for the believers […]