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THE CROSS BEFORE THE CROWN

  •  And he that taketh not his cross, and followeth after me, is not worthy of me. Matt 10:38

Christianity as perceived by some is the stuff of “crowns”; a theology identified by popular labels such as prosperity, abundance and security. 2,405 more words

The House

The Gospel: Simple but not simplistic! (part 2 of 3)

45 “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls, 46 who, on finding one pearl of great value, went and sold all that he had and bought it. 887 more words

God Speaks to the Issue

Who Is a Christian, Part 6

When I was younger, back before PowerPoint and sound systems and contemporary music, we sang hymns at church out of a book of songs called a hymnal accompanied by a piano and oftentimes an organ. 1,104 more words

Salvation

Facts About Salvation

In today’s religious world, I think most people would agree that’s throne is one of tremendous mercy and grace, beyond our own comprehension. We receive a multitude of spiritual blessings from God through our Savior, Jesus Christ. 557 more words

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Treasures Where?

We recently held our Vacation Bible School with other local congregations, and I had the pleasure of helping teach the teenage class. The theme was “discovering the treasures of Christ” and looking at personality qualities that God looks for in each of us. 844 more words

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A 2.5/3 for the Royal Wedding Sermon (and yet a…)

A 2.5/3 for the Royal Wedding Sermon (and yet a…)
A number of people I spoke with commented on how “good” the Royal Wedding Sermon was that was preached by Bishop Michael Curry of the Episcopal Church of the USA. 605 more words

One Church or Many Denominations?

In most areas of life, it’s typically seen as an advantage to be to unique or without equal. Athletes are praised for their unique strength and for winning championships and titles. 692 more words

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