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An Excellent Sermon Without Words

By Phyllis Corbin / a few months ago

An Excellent Sermon Without Words A member of a certain church, who previously had been attending services regularly, stopped going. After a few weeks, the preacher decided to visit him. It was a chilly evening. The preacher found the man at home alone, sitting before a blazing fire. Guessing the reason for his preacher’s visit, […]

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”Covetousness Doesn’t Come Cheap”

By Lynne Conley / a few months ago

”Covetousness Doesn’t Come Cheap” Scripture Text: ‘’ I will accept you with your sweet savour, when I bring you out from the people and gather you out of the countries wherein ye have been scattered; and I will be sanctified in you before the heathen’’. (Ezekiel 20:41 KJV) Jezebel was the ancient Israel princess. Jezebel […]

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God Hears Your Faintest Call

By John Howell / a few months ago

I need not ask whether I may call on Him or not, for that word “whosoever” is a very wide and comprehensive one. ‘Whosoever’ means me, for it means anybody and everybody who calls upon God. I will therefore follow the leading of the text and at once call upon the glorious Lord who had made so large a promise.

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It’s Carpet Cleaning Time

By Lynne Conley / a few months ago

It’s Carpet Cleaning Time In March 2007, I had planned to clean some carpets in a particular building. The Pedigree/Regulatory Department was moving into this particular building in a few weeks. My work days were going to be busier than the norm because part of this building hadn’t been used for years. These particular rooms […]

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I’m Thankful For My Friend

By Fred Parker / a few months ago

I’m Thankful For My Friend Once I told my old man, ‘Nobody likes me.’ He said, ‘Don’t say that—everybody hasn’t met you yet.’ Rodney Dangerfield, I Don’t Get No Respect If there is anything that I am thankful for today –it is my friend’s and family. Some of whom are here today. ·I give God […]

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Salvation is For Sinners

By John Howell / a few months ago

Jesus told a story in Luke 18 to illustrate how salvation works. There were two men praying in church. One was a religious teacher, who spent his entire life making sure that he followed every rule of his religion. He even did more than was required, to make sure that he was better than other people. He said to God in a loud voice: “I’m really glad I’m not like other people,” as he glanced around and spotting a tax collector praying in a dark corner of the church. “I fast twice a week and I give more generously than necessary to the church.”

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Inside Out

By Holly Settles / a few months ago

Inside Out Have you ever seen an absolutely beautiful home, with well-manicured landscaping, the paint looking fresh, the windows shining, even the car in the driveway sparkles? And then, you walk up to the door, knock or ring the bell, and you walk into a mess? Shambles would be more like it…filthiness clutters the once […]

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This Vessel

By Erik Tibbets / a few months ago

This Vessel GOD, please don’t let me wash up on the shores of life dead don’t let me be stranded on the island of the lost don’t let me be lost in the storms of life don’t let me wander the seas of life with no direction don’t let me drop anchor in shallow waters […]

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Coffee, Tea, or Me….Having a Heart of Servanthood

By Sheri Boulet / a few months ago

I have felt a higher calling of late. My prayer has always been to have the heart of a servant. But during my study the other morning I thought, “exactly what does that mean?” Yes, I want to be of service, but do I really understand what it means to serve? So, I looked it […]

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The Kingdom’s Cure for Prejudice

By John Howell / a few months ago

The Gospels can be easily seen as the story of how, at every turn, Jesus confronted, rebuked, and demolished prejudice both with his inclusive and redemptive teachings, and with his example.