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Freedom Has A Purpose

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Freedom Has A Purpose We are free in Christ. What does that mean? I’ve been going through Galatians for my devotions the last few weeks and I came to Galatians 5 on the 4th of July. There I read, Galatians 5:13 “You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use […]

My Father’s Advice: ‘Don’t Hate, Don’t Hide, Don’t Be a Victim’

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  My Father’s Advice: ‘Don’t Hate, Don’t Hide, Don’t Be a Victim’ Someone burned a cross in our neighbors’ yard. My sister and I were taught to carry on living. By Jonathan Harmon June 12, 2020 2:43 pm ET   Mr. Harmon’s parents in their backyard in the 1980s. PHOTO: COURTESY OF JONATHAN HARMON When I was […]

Can Wisdom Bring Healing to our Country?

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Can wisdom bring healing to our country?            by Pastor Matthew James 1:5  If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God. Wisdom is a gift from a very generous God, but can anyone get it?   Is wisdom different from knowledge? Colossians 2:2-4  My goal is that they may be […]

Assurance

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ASSURANCE OF SALVATION – Elder Jim shedd Jesus’ parable of the sower and the seed; Matthew 13 –The sower (the Holy Spirit) and the seed (God’s Word) are effective and good, but the field  or soil must accept and allow the seed to take root and grow.  The context is about how receptive and open […]

What’s God’s answer to what’s happening?

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What’s God’s answer to what’s happening?  Pastor Matthew  6-3-20 We have been experiencing a season of suffering and division and it can feel overwhelming. First the COVID-19 Virus, causing physical separation and fear, and now the killing of George Floyd revealing the depths of relational and racial separation and disunity. It can feel overwhelming at […]

In Our Devotions Attitude Matters

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In Our Devotions Attitude Matters Are there some things you may need to change about how you spend your devotion time with God? Psalm 46:10 “He says, “Be still, and know that I am God.” Quiet time, personal devotion, meditating on the word, no matter what you call it, I’ve noticed a greater need personally […]

New Sermon Series: Being Honest with God: The Psalms

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THIS WEEKEND:  5-24-20 How Long Lord? Psalm 13:1-6 During times of extreme hardship and suffering, is when our faith is put to the test. Do we really believe in Jesus as our Lord and Savior or are we just reciting platitudes of a slightly religious world view? The Corona-virus has crashed into our world, and […]

Who is Jesus, Really?

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Who is Jesus…..Really??   Notes from Elder Jim Shedd   Introduction   In his letter to the Colossians, Paul’s first 14 verses stress the “content”  of  the Christian faith as Jesus Christ – the only source of spiritual wisdom and understanding.  We are to keep our focus on Him as our center, and not be […]

Prayer Walk!

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What fantastic weather we are having.  What better way of getting some exercise and being able to pray for your community.  Check out Pastors latest prayer walk!  Hope this encourages you to get outside this week as we stay Safe at Home.  

God Hasn’t Changed!

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God Hasn’t Changed! 1 Peter 1:24-25          For, “All people are like grass, and all their glory is like the flowers of the field; the grass withers and the flowers fall, 25 but the word of the Lord endures forever.” It’s Wednesday of Holy Week, but in many ways if feels like any other evening before […]

Easter Sunday Service

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Hello Brothers and Sisters, We are looking forward to a very active Easter online with an Easter sermon and music.  There also is an online Children’s story you can view now!  Thank you Ladonna and Pastor! Check out the special Good Friday message available Friday evening! It’s hard to think of not having fellowship this […]

God Blesses Us Even In Times Of Doubt        

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God Blesses Us Even In Times Of Doubt                                                      1 Peter 1:3-9 Finding Peace In The Storm (Series)   What can we say to people who asks why God allows bad things to happen to good people? God knows what’s going on He has a plan. Our lives are not a series or random accidents. […]

Struggling With A New Perspective

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2 Peter 3:9 says, “The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.” My oldest son is a certified lifeguard. He told me, the right way to save someone who is drowning in the […]

Martin Luther during after the Bubonic Plague (1527)

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Thank you Elder Aaron for sharing this: Martin Luther, the archetypical Reformer, was a 16th century German author, theologian, and pastor. He is known for his stance against the Catholic church, but he had a pastoral heart and cared deeply for his people and longed for them to know the truth of the glorious gospel. […]

Finding Peace In The Storm (Series)

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New Series Intro A few days ago I finished a 14 day quarantine. I was able to think for the first time in a while and my chest and bones no longer ached, so I decided to go for a short walk. I hadn’t been able to listen to the news, so I was in […]