Monthly Archives: April 2012

Are we making disciples?

We as Christians have been called to make disciples (Matt. 28:18-20) are we doing so?  For many, maybe most for that matter, the concept of “making disciples” seems a little bit abstract; kind of hard to nail down as a … Continue reading

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Relationship

We hear a lot these days about relationships; there are websites, books, lectures, workshops and novels.  There is self-help, self-actualization and self-fulfillment; it just seems that society is all concerned about their relationships! If you just look at all of … Continue reading

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Has God ever done anything for you?

I was talking to a guy a few weeks back who said that he didn’t think that God had ever done anything for him; God, according to this man was just “there”. How sad is this outlook, and how blind! … Continue reading

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Like little children

Most people like little kids; what’s not to like?  OK, I’ll admit that they are kind of loud and that they make messes… but they are also funny, cute and innocent. It’s the innocence that really does it isn’t it? … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder.” — Ralph W. Sockman

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The Power of a Decision

Two men were interviewed by a reporter several years back; they were brothers and as you might suppose, they had grown up together in the same house.  They had shared a rough childhood in a family with a father who … Continue reading

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A steadfast heart

If we have a steadfast heart we will hold fast to something; we will not drift away. If our heart is steadfast for God we will hold fast to Him.  With this obvious thought in mind, what else will result … Continue reading

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Sunday Class Notes: April 15

Valid Testimony Today’s Text:              John 8:12-30 Introduction   If we moved directly from 7:52 to this point, leaving out the story of the adulterous woman, we would have a scene change for sure, but we would still be within the … Continue reading

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Lesson from the day

Today is April 14th, and quite a bit has happened on April 14th over the years.  For example, in 1775 the first anti-slavery society was formed, in 1860 the first pony express letters reached San Francisco.  In 1865 Abraham Lincoln … Continue reading

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“Go and do likewise”

I heard a story years ago that you might enjoy today; it is really quite instructive. It seems that there was a man who was late for work.  He lived in a big city and had missed his bus, so … Continue reading

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