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Diverse Motivations

Now I want you to know, brothers and sisters, that what has happened to me has actually served to advance the gospel. As a result, it has become clear throughout the whole palace guard and to everyone else that I … Continue reading

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Jailed with a Purpose

Now I want you to know, brothers and sisters, that what has happened to me has actually served to advance the gospel. As a result, it has become clear throughout the whole palace guard and to everyone else that I … Continue reading

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For They Will Be Filled

I doubt that I need to discuss what it means to “hunger and thirst for righteousness” so let’s jump directly to what will become of the one who has no such desire. I think we can safely assume that the … Continue reading

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Sunday Sermon Notes: May 9, 2021

Title: The Image of God and Temptation  Text: Genesis 2:15-17 The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it. And the Lord God commanded the man, “You are free to eat from any … Continue reading

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For They Will Inherit the Earth

A person who is “meek” is often thought of as being resigned to their circumstances, even weak, but that really isn’t what is being described here. Those who are “meek” are those who understand that they are dependent upon God, … Continue reading

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Those Who Mourn

I normally don’t think of a person in mourning as all that blessed- at least not in their time of grief. Yet, if you think about it, someone who cannot grieve is really to be pitied, after all, in order … Continue reading

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Finding God’s Presence

Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 What is God’s will for us? Where can we find joy? Is it God’s will that we … Continue reading

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Psalm 125:4

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Prayer and Grace

Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful. And pray for us, too, that God may open a door for our message, so that we may proclaim the mystery of Christ, for which I am in chains. Pray that I may proclaim it … Continue reading

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Christian Relationships

Colossians 3:18-4:1 In this section, Paul gives insight to how Christians should behave in the major personal relationships of daily life.  In 3:18-19, he speaks of husbands and wives, in 3:20-21 he speaks of parents and children, and from 3:22-4:1, … Continue reading

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