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Birthday faith

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) I woke up to a myriad of birthday greetings and I appreciate every one. Marti wanted to know what I wanted for my birthday so I told her. I wanted … Continue reading

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A pagan whore in the ancestry

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) There’s a pagan whore in the genealogy of Jesus and a very smart one at that. This was no accident. She was purposely worked into the stories of the lineage … Continue reading

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Stairway to heaven?

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) According to James, your faith in Christ has to be evidenced in your attitudes, your treatment of others, and your overall actions or else you are fooling yourself with your … Continue reading

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What does God want you to do?

By faith the prostitute Rahab, because she welcomed the spies, was not killed with those who were disobedient. Hebrews 11:31 Listed with all those greats of the faith is a prostitute named Rahab. There were a number of strikes against … Continue reading

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Faith is …

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. Hebrews 11:1 Faith is:      A. Spiritual exertion      B. Mustered up feeling      C. A choice to believe      D. A strongly held … Continue reading

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No Hall of Fame

We are sore pressed at every point, but not hemmed in; we are at our wit’s end, but never at our hope’s end; we are persecuted by men, but never abandoned by God; we are knocked down, but not knocked … Continue reading

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How to keep from being ineffective

His divine power has granted to us everything pertaining to life and godliness, through the true knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and excellence. 2 Peter 1:3 This was part of our study last night in our online church and it’s … Continue reading

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There was a violent earthquake, for an angel of the Lord came down from heaven and, going to the tomb, rolled back the stone and sat on it. (Matthew 28:2) I’m unwilling to leave the Easter theme just yet. Think … Continue reading

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For such a time as this

“Yet who knows whether you have come to the kingdom for such a time as this?” Esther 4:14 The Book of Esther is a remarkable story concerning Jews dispersed throughout Persia. It comes at a time when their period of exile was … Continue reading

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One Faith

This is an easy one. One faith means just that: no denominations, no religions, no creeds. There’s only one faith because there is only one means by which one comes to faith in Christ and that is by way of … Continue reading

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