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Periodic Motion

I can’t seem to find the words
To describe my emotions,
And you don’t want to lose yourself
To this temptation.
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Poetry

Why our worship will be silent this Sunday at Faith Church - May 8, 2016

A few years ago we started holding Silent Sunday around the time the Christian Church world-wide observes Jesus’ Ascension.  We’re told in the earliest historical account of the first followers of Jesus, the… 649 more words

Things I Heard In Church: "How Many Times A Week Should We Be Having Sex?"

The following blog post is taken from my notes on Dave Teixeira’s excellent teaching Sex In The Light.

Covenant Sex vs. Consumer Sex

All marriage relationships fall into two categories: a covenant marriage relationship, or a consumer marriage relationship. 1,343 more words

Bible Study

Tempted by Satan; Served by Angels

Today’s reading is Mark 1-2.

When I read of Jesus’s temptation today, I couldn’t help but think of Hebrews 1:14, which says of the angels, “Are they not all ministering spirits sent out to serve for the sake of those who are to inherit salvation?” Jesus was driven into the wilderness by the Spirit to be tempted by Satan, but he was also ministered to by angels. 231 more words

Bible Reading

Hebrews 2:18 – tested

For because he himself has suffered when tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted.

2:17-18, as indicated earlier, presages the more well-known 4:15-16.

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