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Why Dating Will Lead to “Eating Peas!”

This one’s mainly for the teens and young adults, but maybe for some of the older single adults as well…you never know.  This world can be a lousy place to live.  It can be especially lousy to live life without … Continue reading

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How to Keep Enjoying Your Marriage

I’ve heard it said many times from our pulpit at church: “A marriage is supposed to be enjoyed rather than endured.” Well that makes sense considering you enjoy things you like and endure things you don’t like. I enjoy my … Continue reading

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The Selfish Laodecian Church

The church at Philadelphia was giving church bent toward ministry to others: 1. They had a little strength, but willingly offered themselves. 2. They were open to and relied on God’s wisdom to make the best use of what little … Continue reading

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As Father’s Day Approaches…

Being the head of anything brings with it much excitement for me.  Usually there’s responsibility, perks, challenges, rewards, and many other things.  As the head, I get to some extent, control people, conditions, environment, etc.  It’s not for everyone, but … Continue reading

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The Church at Philadelphia

  In Ephesians 5:23 we find comparisons between the way the church hierarchy is constructed by God and how the family is constructed by God. Christ is the Head of the Church. The father is the head of the home. … Continue reading

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Eliminating Needless Stress

Stress!!!  We laugh about it to ourselves and to our closest friends.  Some people actually brag about their stress as though it were a badge of honor.  Some people will even squabble with each other over who has the most … Continue reading

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The “Mind Games” of Christianity

Romans 12:1-2 clearly teaches that there is a mental aspect to being a godly Christian.  “I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your … Continue reading

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