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KNOWN BY OUR LOVE

John 13:34-36 A new command I give you: Love one another as I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this, everyone will know you are My disciples if you love one another. Jesus was very clear in His teaching; He said the world will know us by the way we...

What is the ONE THING you would ask of the Lord?

There are many things that can come to our mind when asked that question. As we reflect on our prayer times and our often "laundry list" of requests, if we were to narrow it down to one request, what would that be? I am truly inspired by David's answer to that...

SAVIOR

“For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost." Luke 19:10 If you pay attention to humanity, it would seem we are all on some type of savior search. The question is, who will you look to for your salvation. It seems Hollywood is looking to Will Smith: If...
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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PURSUE YOUR DREAM

PURSUE YOUR DREAM

Many people spend a lifetime chasing after dreams only to find emptiness in the accomplishment. There is something missing an unfulfilled longing. Dream chasing is only relevant when it is rooted in...

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Christmas in July

Christmas in July has been around for a while. Did you ever wonder who dreamed this up in the first place? Come to find out, it was started in 1933 at a girls' camp in North Carolina. The first...

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KINGS DON’T FIGHT ALONE

KINGS DON’T FIGHT ALONE

I’m a huge fan of those nature shows you occasionally see on “Discovery Channel” or “National Geographic”. I’m always filled with awe as I see, on display, the beauty, and creativity of God....

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Encourage Someone Today

Encourage Someone Today

Former Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis was in an epic 0-54 hitting slump. Nothing was working for him. Each time he came to the plate the pressure to get a hit grew stronger and...

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Ask, Seek, and Knock

Ask, Seek, and Knock

How awesome is it that the God of the universe delights in us and is always there to hear our every prayer? Prayer is how we communicate our needs and desires to God, Of course, God being omniscient...

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Disney Was Wrong

Disney Was Wrong

And one of the elders said to me, "Weep no more; behold, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has conquered so that he can open the scroll and its seven seals."  Revelation 5:5 It...

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AWAKEN YOUR IMAGINATION

AWAKEN YOUR IMAGINATION

God gave us an imagination, and we can use it to empower us, transform us, equip us to be all we are called to be, and to confidently walk in the fullness of his love. Imagination is powerful. It is...

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