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What Paul Meant By God's Peace 'Guarding' Our Hearts

“And the peace of God will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.” Phil. 4:7

“Paul’s image of ‘guarding’ comes from the presence of the Roman garrison housed in Philippi to keep the peace of Rome, the… 117 more words

Help us Feed Our Mission Team Heading to Philippi, WV!

Our mission team will be heading to Philippi on July 22nd through July 30th. Help us keep them strong & energized as they minister to the people there by providing them with food to eat. 58 more words

Pender UMC

Like the first syllable of shitake

What would it take to make Saint Paul cussing mad? Fellow Jews or Christians maintaining barriers that kept others from full acceptance in the faith community, that would do it. 631 more words

The Battle of Philippi

June 3, 1861 – Federals won a minor victory that cleared Confederates out of the Kanawha Valley of western Virginia and secured the railroad line between Washington and the West. 867 more words


Completely One

Acts 16:16-34

John 17:20-26

When you and I were in our mother’s wombs – we were sensitive to everything she did. What she ate, we ate. 1,110 more words


May 9 - Rights and Privileges

Psalm 29; Exodus 40:16-38; Acts 16:35-40

A number of years ago one of the credit card companies had a commercial that portrayed some of the benefits of being a member in their credit card club. 510 more words

Devotional Thoughts

What Song Will You Sing?

A Meditation for the 7th Sunday of Easter
(click here for biblical texts)

The cynic’s saying No good deed goes unpunished
may have occurred to Paul in Philippi when— 592 more words

Revised Common Lectionary