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Lay Aside Every Weight

Hebrews 12:1 (NKJV) Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,

As we look back on 2017 and […]

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THEY SHALL HUNGER NO MORE

John 6:35 (NKJV)35 And Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life. He who comes to Me shall never hunger, and he who believes in Me shall never thirst.

Dr. Abraham Maslow, a noted psychologist, developed a theory called the hierarchy of needs. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs defined by Saul McLeod […]

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PROFILES OF THE  GRAY 

 

Psalm 71:18  (NKJV) 18 Now also when I am old and gray headed, O God, do not forsake me, until I declare Your strength to this generation, Your power to everyone who is to come.

One of the areas that have been deeply alarming in the American society is our treatment of our elderly population. Unfortunately, many […]

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OVERCOMING FINANCIAL BROKENNESS

   

 Luke 16:11-12 (NKJV) 11 Therefore if you have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches? 12 And if you have not been faithful in what is another man’s, who will give you what is your own?

God has impressed upon me this year to […]

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THE HEART OF THE KING  

Sometime around 700 BC, the prophet Isaiah was inspired by God to write a prophecy concerning “His anointed,” His messiah. This person would act for God upon earth, conquering kingdoms, rebuilding Jerusalem and the Temple, and shepherding His people. God would go before him—even hold his hand, Isaiah writes—giving him […]

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Changing Positions    

Matthew 20:16(NKJV) 16 So the last will be first, and the first last. For many are called, but few are chosen.

King Solomon tells us in Ecclesiastes 3 “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: a time to be born and a time to die, a […]

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WHOSE WILL?

 

Will is a term that is often preceded by the word “free.” And confusingly, determinists deny its existence, compatibilists redefine it and libertarians wholeheartedly affirm its existence. Libertarians believe will is free when alternative choices could have been made with the same pre-existing conditions. They aspire to the truth they are free […]

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OATH OF OFFICE

     On Friday, January 20, 2017, the nation will evidence the swearing in ceremony (aka “Oath of Office”) of the President Elect. Traditionally an oath is either a statement of fact or a promise of performance, with wording relating to something considered sacred (often the Bible) as a sign […]

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Developing a Heart for God

 

Every year millions of Americans make New Year’s resolutions to eat healthier, exercise, improve health or lose weight. All of these resolutions are important, noble and supported by scripture.  Romans 12:1 (NRSV) states: I appeal to you therefore, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your […]

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