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First Day of the Rest of Your Life

From the moment you were conceived in your mother’s womb, the journey we know as life begins. My question to you is, “What is your first recollection of who God is?” I remember that day as clearly as if it were yesterday. Although I went to Sunday School as a child,...

Decisions Determine Our Destiny

One of God’s gifts to us is free will. We have free will to decide what our attitude will be and what road we will choose to take along the way. One of the first decisions we can make is that we will live in the moment. That every decision we make will affect our...

Amazing Grace

God's amazing grace is just enough for you and me. His grace releases us from the pressures of a perfect performance. When we admit we are not perfect and never can be, we all the more acknowledge that God is perfect. Everything about Him is perfect… His work, His...
NEVER SAY NEVER

NEVER SAY NEVER

I grew up in the church but never paid attention or had any interest in going to church. I heard the name Jesus in Sunday school, but I had no idea that He was God incarnate or anything about Him...

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COME EXPECTING

COME EXPECTING

When we awaken each day, we can come expecting good things. Today is the day you can start believing something good is going to happen to you. Why? Because God is working in your life right now, and...

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WHATEVER

WHATEVER

For 9 years straight, the word “whatever” has been voted the most annoying word in America according to a yearly poll put out by Marist College. 9 years in a row! I’d like to attempt to redeem that...

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Spirit of Revival

Spirit of Revival

A spirit of revival is breaking out in a Christian college in Asbury, Kentucky. On February 8, the service at Asbury University ended with a benediction and a song by the choir, but the students...

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STAFF ONLY

STAFF ONLY

“He charged them to take nothing for their journey except a STAFF -no bread, no bag, no money in their belts” -Mark 6:8 I recently heard multiple pastors and theologians explain the use of the staff...

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Reboot – Come Expecting

Reboot – Come Expecting

As we awaken each day, it’s like a reboot. As we wake up, we can start thanking God for all the blessings in our lives. During our morning prayer call, on our church conference call, Peggy shared...

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OK TO PRAY

OK TO PRAY

Increasingly it’s become unpopular or even unacceptable to pray publicly in America. Our public schools want nothing of prayer in the schools, despite the fact that right up until 1962, it was the...

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GET UP

GET UP

“For the righteous falls seven times and rises again, but the wicked stumble in times of calamity.” Proverbs 24:16 Rejoice not over me, O my enemy; when I fall, I shall rise; when I sit in darkness,...

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The Father’s Love

The Father’s Love

John 3:16 For God so loved the world he gave His one and only Son that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life. 1 John 3:1 See what great love God has for us that we should be...

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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Let’s begin with a bit of Christmas trivia: Did you know “Jingle Bells” was originally a song written for Thanksgiving and not Christmas? Thurl Ravenscroft is the vocalist for the Christmas classic,...

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PLUS, MINUS, EQUAL

PLUS, MINUS, EQUAL

He was voted “Fighter of the Decade” for the 1990’s. He held World Championship Belts in multiple weight classes and disciplines. In short, this guy was A BEAST! His name is Frank Shamrock. I know...

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GIVE THANKS

GIVE THANKS

Thanksgiving is so much more than turkey and football. When you praise and thank God, you invite God's glory and presence into your heart and into the room. Jesus's words in Isaiah 61:3: "Put on a...

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PRISON BARS OR GUARDRAILS

PRISON BARS OR GUARDRAILS

"All things are lawful for me," but not all things are helpful. "All things are lawful for me," but I will not be dominated by anything.  1 Corinthians 6:12 The Apostle Paul, in writing to the...

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A Recipe for Joy

A Recipe for Joy

Joy is the birthright of every child of God!! I will always remember the pure joy that filled me the day I prayed a simple prayer of faith. It was the day I received Jesus as my Lord and my Savior....

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CANCEL CULTURE

CANCEL CULTURE

1 The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.2 Abraham was the father of Isaac, and Isaac the father of Jacob, and Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers, 3...

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A MESSAGE FROM THE KING

A MESSAGE FROM THE KING

“How then will they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in him of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone preaching? And how are they...

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UNIQUELY CREATED BY GOD

UNIQUELY CREATED BY GOD

When King David wrote Psalm 139, he recognized that the days of his life were written in God's book before he was even born. He acknowledged that God knows everything, is everywhere and is the...

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The Word

The Word

Philip Mauro (1859-1952) was a successful lawyer and had a knack for being part of the century's most epic events. He was aboard the USS Carpathia that rescued the survivors of the Titanic (Leonardo...

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FLIP IT

FLIP IT

“And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.”  -Romans 8:28 We have this painting hanging in our church headquarters...

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