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Philippians 2:3

Wednesday November 30, 2022 Philippians 2:3 In lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than himself. When the apostle speaks of “the deep things of God,” he means more than deep spiritual truth. There must be something before this. … Continue reading

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Rejoice In The Lord

*Pastor’s Note: I want to finish off this month with some poetry from a dear Sister who has gone on to be with the Lord, Lora Cox. While she was with us, she was gracious to allow me to use … Continue reading

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Peace Ship

For Sunday November 27, 2022 Colossians 3:15 Let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also you were called . . . and be thankful. A newspaper article once read, “Abie Nathan is leading a new children’s … Continue reading

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Learning Contentment – 3

Scripture Text – Philippians 4:10-23 Contentment is neither complacency, nor is it a false peace based on ignorance. The complacent believer is unconcerned about others, whether personally or situationally, while the contented Christian wants to share his blessings compassionately. Contentment … Continue reading

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Learning Contentment – 2

Scripture Text – Philippians 4:10-23 Contentment is neither complacency, nor is it a false peace based on ignorance. The complacent believer is unconcerned about others, whether personally or situationally, while the contented Christian wants to share his blessings compassionately. Contentment … Continue reading

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Learning Contentment – 1

Scripture Text – Philippians 4:10-23 I’ve heard this statement before about someone on a former church board where I was an Worship Pastor; “The trouble with him is that he’s a thermometer and not a thermostat!” The one who said … Continue reading

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Constructing God’s New Temple

Now, therefore, you are no longer strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God, having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ Himself being the chief cornerstone, … Continue reading

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How To Increase Your Joy – 3

Scripture Text – Philippians 1:1-11 That word fellowship seems to mean many things to many different people. Perhaps, like a worn coin, it may be losing its true impression. If so, we had better take some steps to rescue it. … Continue reading

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How To Increase Your Joy – 2

Scripture Text – Philippians 1:1-11 That word fellowship seems to mean many things to many different people. Perhaps, like a worn coin, it may be losing its true impression. If so, we had better take some steps to rescue it. … Continue reading

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How To Increase Your Joy – 1

Scripture Text – Philippians 1:1-11 That word fellowship seems to mean many things to many different people. Perhaps, like a worn coin, it may be losing its true impression. If so, we had better take some steps to rescue it. … Continue reading

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Philippians 4:4

Friday November 4, 2022 Philippians 4:4 Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I will say, rejoice! It is as though Paul cannot find words that are strong enough to express to his friends this admonition to rejoice. He mentions his … Continue reading

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Osmosis and Inertia

For Sunday October 30, 2022 Philippians 3:14 I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus. Consider a couple of concepts from the world of science: osmosis is the gradual transfer of … Continue reading

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Noah’s Faith, Noah’s Family – 1

Scripture Text – Genesis 6:9 – 7:24 Except for the increase in violence and crime, the times were pretty good. People were “eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage” (Matthew 24:38), and life was going on as usual. They … Continue reading

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Be Like-Minded With Christ

Therefore if you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from his love, if any common sharing in the Spirit, if any tenderness and compassion, then make my joy complete by being like-minded, having the same … Continue reading

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It’s Time To Grow Up! – 2

Scripture Text – Galatians 4:1-18 He Explains Their Adoption – Continued Now I say that the heir, as long as he is a child, does not differ at all from a slave, though he is master of all, but is … Continue reading

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Sowing Seeds 9/15/2022

*Pastor’s Note: The harvest is plentiful and the laborers are few, so we will keep sowing seed for the Glory of  the Lord! Sowing Seeds of Peace

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The Power of Speech – 2

Continue earnestly in prayer, being vigilant in it with thanksgiving; meanwhile praying also for us, that God would open to us a door for the word, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am also in chains, that … Continue reading

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The Power of Speech – 1

Continue earnestly in prayer, being vigilant in it with thanksgiving; meanwhile praying also for us, that God would open to us a door for the word, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am also in chains, that … Continue reading

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Reflecting With God 9/13/2022

Thinking, praying, reading, studying the Bible – when we do these things, we are reflecting on the Word of God. To reflect is to contemplate and/or consider, and God wants us to deeply reflect on His Word so that we … Continue reading

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Intimacy With The Lord – 3

*Pastor’s Note: This is the third and last of the three parts of a message I posted on my first website back in the early 90s. I HAVE updated some of the Scripture references and the pictures were added for … Continue reading

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