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A Fragile Glory: John Calvin on the Grandeur of Human Inability

John Calvin has the unfortunate reputation of having been a rather dour and depressive individual. Among the countless caricatures that have proliferated in various publications about Calvin, perhaps… 1,297 more words

Reformed Theology

How to cultivate a lifestyle of Thanksgiving

In this message, Casey Wilson from The Christian Training Center reminds us through the lives of Abraham, Paul and the Pilgrims of early America that Thanksgiving is not just a day but a lifestyle which brings glory to God. 11 more words

God Thoughts

Is my local Church my joy and crown?

This morning in my Bible reading I was stopped by this verse from Paul’s letter to the Philippian Church,

‘Therefore, my brothers and sisters, you whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm in the Lord in this way, dear friends!’ (4:1) 858 more words

Christian Hope

How Did Smyrna Get Its Name?

Smyrna, Georgia actually got it’s name from a religious background. The apostle Paul founded a church called Smyrna in what is now known as Turkey. 113 more words


Paul the Circumcised

You are invited to visit the First Church of Corinth Sundays at 9:00 a.m. Come and see strange sights, hear weird noises, and observe bizarre behaviors. 583 more words
Church Age


On Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Memorial Day and Veteran’s Day we honor very special people and express our gratitude for their love and sacrifice. They all have a special day…but shouldn’t we ALWAYS  be thankful for them? 237 more words


Dear Philemon, A Letter From Paul

Philemon was a slave owner.  He had at least one slave that was not a good slave and had run away.  His name was Onesimus.  Onesimus must have been a rather worthless person and always getting into trouble because of how he met the Apostle Paul.  1,556 more words