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Preparation for Worship for August 23, 2015

In the sermon last week, I spoke of ways to grow our joy in the truth (1 Cor 13:6b). Among the suggestions was to grow your joy through corporate worship, and that we do this well when we come prepared to worship when we gather with the body of Christ. 654 more words

Worship

Monday Music - How Sad Our State

Yesterday we focused on the theme verses of Romans: “I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. 307 more words

Monday Music

'How Doth The Little Crocodile' by Lewis Carroll

‘How Doth The Little Crocodile’

by Lewis Carroll

“How doth the little crocodile
Improve his shining tail,
And pour the waters of the Nile
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Poetry

False Greatness

Tis true, my form is something odd

but blaming me is blaming God

Could I create myself anew

I would not fail in pleasing you… 31 more words

False Greatness

Isaac Watts (1674-1748)

English pastor, author and hymn writer, often called the father of English hymnody. Raised within the Puritan tradition, Watts became minister of an independent church in London.

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Church History

Delighting in the providence of God

  • He was born while his father, a pastor, was imprisoned for his faith.
  • He only grew to be five feet tall, had frail limbs and a disproportionately large head.
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Christianity

The discoverer of Pluto

If you look up at the night sky on a clear night you will gradually see hundreds and hundreds of stars. In fact we know there are hundreds of thousands of millions of them, each one of them a star like our Sun. 706 more words

Unitarian History