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choices choices... to love or not to love...

11yrs ago I chose to love… what I mean by that is that I chose to acknowledge that the feelings in my heart were consistent with what I understood love to be, and then I chose to externalise those feelings- I told someone that I loved them, and that I would like them to consider spending the rest of their life in close enough proximity to me, and in a formalised relationship that we might live together and be married to each other. 453 more words


Today’s Word With Joel &Victoria Osteen – It's No Surprise To God


“‘For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the LORD, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.'” 213 more words


Primary Source: Selections from Matthew 5-7 (The Sermon on the Mount) (Introduction to Western Civilization 5.3

Matthew 5

43 Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbor, and hate thine enemy.

44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; 163 more words

Introduction To Western Civilization

Let me tell you a story... its all about you, and me

This weekend I really wanted to speak about a parable in a way that made the most of what it is- its a story, and so I decided to write a story about it, or at least talk about it as a story rather than anything else… so this is (as always, approximately) what I said about Mathew 25- the parable of the sheep and the goats: 1,073 more words


"Blessed to Be a Blessing"-A Sermon on Matthew 23:1-12

This sermon on Matthew 23:1-12 was preached at Cedar Heights Community Presbyterian Church on November 2nd, 2014 on the occasion of Consecration Sunday when pledges for the coming budget year are received: 13 more words

23/11/2014 sermon: Contemplative prayer (Matthew 6:5-13)

In our service today, in his sermon Peter read from Matthew 6:5-13 ‘Prayer;’ and discussed the importance of contemplative prayer.

To see this Bible reading online, please click on the following link to: 42 more words

Church Sermons

Christ of Faith or Christ of the Social Studies Textbook?

Christ the King Sunday. November 23, 2014. Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24; Psalm 100; Ephesians 1:15-23; Matthew 25:31-46.

The image of God is at stake. If the Church doesn’t advocate for one, it needn’t worry about a lack: secular Christianity will impose a God of its own. 1,046 more words