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It’s a New Year… Let’s Serve!?!

1 Peter 4:10 As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace:   This past week, while on a trip out of state, I was chatting with a guy who … Continue reading

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It’s a New Year…Be Bold!

2 Timothy 1:7 For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.   As a church pastor, I have the honor to know and walk with amazing people, wonderful people, true heroes, not … Continue reading

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It’s a New Year…what do you seek?

Lamentations 3:25 The Lord is good to those who wait for Him, to the soul who seeks Him.   Happy New Year! We have such high hopes, such confidence, and such optimistic thoughts for the adventure of this coming year. … Continue reading

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#bestchristmasever…Immanuel is Here

Isaiah 7:14 Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel. And as the New Testament fulfillment of this prophecy says… Matthew 1:23 Behold, the … Continue reading

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#bestchristmasever…Celebrate Presence

Philippians 2:4 Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.   I was with our grandkids a few weeks back and something happened that had a major impact on my … Continue reading

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#bestchristmasever…Pursue Peace

Psalms 34:14 Turn away from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.   A young mom sat down with a sigh, ‘twas some nights before Christmas, and all was awry. No packages were wrapped, some not even bought, … Continue reading

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#bestchristmasever…Embrace Hope

Isaiah 40:31 but they who wait (hope) for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.   There are a lot … Continue reading

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