Monthly Archives: October 2014

Why did God give us spiritual gifts?

Now we continue with our spiritual gifts FAQ’s, this time, a big question! There are six main reasons God has given us spiritual gifts: To glorify Himself God has given us gifts so that we might exalt His name, that … Continue reading

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Spiritual Gifts: FAQ’s

Good morning and welcome back! As I mentioned yesterday, we’ll begin with some questions that I’ve been asked frequently by students who desire to know more about spiritual gifts. Do I get to choose my own gift? The short answer … Continue reading

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Now What?

I’ve been thinking, always dangerous, since I wrote this morning’s post Glory and Honor, and I’ve come to the conclusion that more needs to be written here on the subject of spiritual gifts. Yes, I’ll admit that I’ve been thinking … Continue reading

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Glory and Honor

I received a great comment to yesterday’s post A Final Thought on John’s Gospel from paulfg that I would like to share with you this morning: ” I know how my story ends; victory, honor, glory!” Don this a fab … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: October 29, 2014

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The Wonders of Modern Science and Technology

I recently finished reading a book on railroads called “The Modern Railroad” by Edward Hungerford; you should check it out on Kindle… it’s a freebie. In this book, Mr. Hungerford tells of the amazing uses of technology in modern railroads, … Continue reading

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A Final Thought on John’s Gospel

When I was a boy, I read a book about the life of Jesus, and it really got my attention. As I thought about it, and as I thought about this Jesus guy, I really had no problem believing that … Continue reading

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“Do You Love Me?”

John 21 Chapter 20 is John’s record of events concerning the risen Christ in Jerusalem; chapter 21 is John’s story from Galilee.  Why the disciples had traveled there isn’t given, but it makes sense that they wouldn’t be staying on … Continue reading

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The Tomb is Empty!

John 20 Last time, our lesson closed when Pilate finally sent Jesus away to be crucified.  Now we pick up the story after the crucifixion has been completed, on the first day of the new week with Mary Magdalene went … Continue reading

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The Verdict

John 19:1-16 These verses comprise one of the most amazing narratives in all of world literature.  They tell a terrible story of betrayal, hypocrisy, and weakness, evil and hate, yet through this quagmire of politics, dishonesty and intrigue God’s great … Continue reading

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