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February 2018

No Longer Enemies but Forgiven!

  I was sitting in chapel the other day, as I usually do on Wednesday morning.  We were praying the Lord's Prayer together.  As we were praying on this specific day, there was one line which made me think...  "Forgive us our sins AS we forgive those who sin against us."  I attended Catechism class as a child.  I teach Catechism now.  I understand what is being said. With these words, Jesus tells us we are forgiven.  Knowing we are...

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God's Valentine to You

Many people in the world today are sharing cards and chocolates, teddy bears and balloons with their loved ones.  If you haven’t done anything yet because you forgot, hopefully you are reading this early enough so you can go out and get something, avoiding the potential fate of sleeping on the couch. Well, God has a Valentine for you too! A few weeks ago I remember what happened at worship.  We had His Way band here to lead the song portion of the service.  We...

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Jesus' Promises Already Fulfilled

  I know I usually write blogs on Fridays, but there was a thought I had while studying for my sermon I wanted to write about.  For many of you, you may know that very soon we are going to be in Lent.  During this solemn time we think of our sin and what our sin has done and what Jesus needed to do because of that sin. But before that, we have what is known as Transfiguration (Matthew 17:1-9; Mark 9:2-9; Luke 9:28-36).  In this story, Jesus took Peter, James...

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God's “No” Can Be a Great Thing

  Have you ever had plans for your life and God said, "No"? I thought I had my life all planned out.  My grades helped me to get a scholarship to a college where I was going to learn how to be a powerful business man. I took all the right classes and was getting all the right grades.  Just a few more years and I will find myself a very good paying job, start a family, and live the good life! And God said, "No!" Before I finished my first year...

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