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Little Handprints

Little Handprints Two little handprints on a glass door at the church building. My first thought was that someone was going to be upset. The doors are dirty now. But then I noticed that these handprints were too high for the size of them. Someone must have been holding that little one in order for them … Continue reading

Treasure and Pearl

Treasure and Pearl “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up. Then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field. “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls, who, on finding one … Continue reading

Being Brave in speaking God’s Word

Being Brave! Good Morning! Being brave but wise is not an easy thing. We are called upon to fearlessly proclaim the truth of God’s Word. We sometimes encounter opposition and criticism but we cannot let that deter us from teaching the truth. Being brave is called for. Consider this: “So have no fear of them, … Continue reading

Despair turned to Hope!

Despair turned to Hope! Our Lord has a different way of looking at things. And when Jesus came to the ruler’s house and saw the flute players and the crowd making a commotion, he said, “Go away, for the girl is not dead but sleeping.” And they laughed at him. But when the crowd had … Continue reading

Worry! What does it get you? NOTHING!

Worry! Worry is something that most of us wrestle with at times, some more than others. However, in considering a passage today that I have often quoted and more often not practiced, I want to encourage you to listen to the words of Jesus. “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what … Continue reading

Sovereign Lord

Good Morning! Our God is the sovereign of His creation! And when they heard it, they lifted their voices together to God and said, “Sovereign Lord, who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and everything in them…And now, Lord, look upon their threats and grant to your servants to continue to speak … Continue reading

Appointed to die. Death comes for us all!!

Appointed to die… “And just as it is appointed for man to die once, and after that comes judgment, so Christ, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time, not to deal with sin but to save those who are eagerly waiting for him.” Heb. 9:27-28 This morning … Continue reading

Into Eternity

Eternity is forever. Life is short and uncertain. Things that endure are rare. “…for ‘All flesh is like grass and all its glory like the flower of grass. The grass withers, and the flower falls, but the word of the Lord remains forever.’ And this word is the good news that was preached to you.” … Continue reading

Be strong!

Good Morning! Be strong!! We are half way through the week, Bible study is tonight, we have another day of God’s blessings! “Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. Let all that you do be done in love.” 1 Cor. 16:13-14. Sometimes we encounter things and people that can discourage … Continue reading

He saved us!

Good Morning! “But when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit, whom he poured out on us richly through Jesus Christ our Savior, … Continue reading

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