Memorial Service: A Friend Who Found Freedom

There is rarely in life anything more difficult than loosing a friend, a co-worker, a loved one, or a spouse. Any yet in this life, death will come, the hour usually unknown, and most often never prepared for. Today a memorial service, a celebration of life, was held for a dear friend who found freedom …

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Resolve & Faith: Prayer Week Five

Resolve and Faith “I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 3:14 In our pampered day and age, we have very little resolve. As a matter of fact, resolve is not really even talked about any more. Not only do we not talk about …

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Should We Examine Our Faith?

Should we examine our faith? There is without a doubt, especially in this day and age, there is a great need for people to examine their faith - regardless of what faith they are claiming. And, I believe, even more so, a great need for professing Christians to examine their faith, but is such a …

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Personally and Private

I want you to think about the great difference we have in ministers such as Henry Scougal of the late 1600's and that of today, especially regarding of the concern of people's souls. What if pastors and elders today cared to practice this (see below)? Would sin be as rampant in the professing Church? Would …

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Thoughts and Our Personal Response to the Refugee Crisis, and Everything Else

It seems today more than ever, opinions of mankind are absolutely everywhere we turn. Now, I could begin to set out on a discourse to rationalize our personal beliefs and then shine the spotlight of the Scriptures onto every single opinion being thrown around, especially regarding the current refugee crisis. But I am NOT going …

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God’s Faithfulness and Correction

Last Saturday at our prayer meeting, we opened with Psalm 89:27-37. God's faithfulness to David and Israel is astounding. Even more so, God is faithful to His Son and those who would take up their cross and follow after Him. It is my hope and prayer that you find incredible joy and peace and praise …

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What Do I Really Want To See? Part 2 – Deep Longings

Intro Recently I wrote a small article bringing to light and attempting to answer the question? What do I really want to see? I mean, really, what is it I am wanting to see? In terms of revival? My life? In the professing Church? In my family? In the world? Do we, especially men, need …

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Trusting God

It seems like in this last hour in which we providentially find ourselves privileged to live and serve for the glory of God and His eternal purposes, there are many who are in great need, whether it be because of extreme poverty and persecution to living in the Western world and culture of the day. …

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You Follow Me

“You follow Me!” (John 21:22 ESV)   All you who are weary and heavy laden;[1] you who are poor in spirit;[2] you who hunger for righteousness;[3] you who mourn;[4] you who are persecuted for righteousness sake;[5] - “You follow Me!”   You who do not understand the injustices of this world; you who are looking …

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