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The Power of Prayer

Psalm 66:20  Praise be to God, who has not rejected my prayer or withheld his love from me! We’ve often heard testimonies given of miracles that have taken place in the lives of those who tell them.  On many of those occasions, the recipient of the miracle gives credit to “the power of prayer”.  The […]

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Work hard

Colossians 3:23 Whatever your task, work heartily, as serving the Lord and not men. Philippians 2:14 Do all things without grunting or questioning. One way we can stand out as disciples of Christ in the world we live in is to serve with joy. It’s not a good witness to the Lord for the Christian […]

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God Helps Those…

John 15:5 I am the vine; you are the branches. If a man remains in me and I in him, he will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing. One of the most often quoted theological statements is “God helps those who help themselves”. The troubling thing about basing one’s view of […]

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Stop, in the Name of the Law!

Colossians 2:20-23 If with Christ you died to the elemental spirits of the world, why, as if you were still alive in the world, do you submit to regulations— “Do not handle, Do not taste, Do not touch”  (referring to things that all perish as they are used)—according to human precepts and teachings?  These have […]

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When Times are Good

Deuteronomy 8:11 (ESV) Take care lest you forget the Lord your God by not keeping his commandments and his rules and his statutes, which I command you today One lesson we could all stand to learn is that God not only sustains us through the hard times, but the good times are from Him as […]