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The Overcomers

December 6, 2013 by

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To defeat. To successfully deal with or gain control of. To gain superiority. To get the better of a conflict. To overpower or overwhelm in body or mind.  To be able to control our mind and body through our moral understanding of why God created us. We were placed on this earth not by any […]

Basics of Christianity

September 7, 2013 by

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Our Father The very first thing I want to tell you about is your Father. No, I’m not talking about your dad. I am talking about your Heavenly Father who created you.  He created you an individual like no other in this universe and never will be. A person with a will, emotions and character […]

Sharing Christ with Others

May 1, 2013 by

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We live in a country with almost unlimited Christian resources. There seems to be a church on every corner. Christian schools, bookstores, radio stations and opportunities for every walk of life. However, the Christian faith is losing ground every single day. Our churches are dying, our stores are closing and countless opportunities go unclaimed because  […]

Why Do We Suffer

April 30, 2013 by

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Candace was a healthy 8 year who loved playing sports. She was very competitive and generally gave the boys a fit. I called her my little tom boy. She came home one afternoon complaining of a stomachache. We didn’t pay much attention to it until she complained about it for 3 or 4 days straight. […]

A Crippled Man Can Walk

May 19, 2012 by

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While they were at Lystra, Paul and Barnabas came upon a man with crippled feet. He had been that way from birth, so he had never walked. He was sitting and listening as Paul preached. Looking straight at him, Paul realized he had faith to be healed.  So Paul called to him in a loud voice, […]

Staying Close to God

January 20, 2012 by

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We have all gone through periods in our Christian life where we felt a distance between us and God. In our world today we are so consumed with preoccupation it is almost impossible for us to sit still, much less to be able to still our minds enough for prayer. There is one thing that […]

Eternal Security

January 18, 2012 by

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What are we looking for in a relationship? We are all like lost sheep, helpless and can’t defend ourselves. So we look for someone who will provide us security. Someone who will provide us food and lodging and protect us when we need be. Someone who will always be there for us no matter what. […]

A Search for Happiness

January 13, 2012 by

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The three things all of us search for are inner peace, happiness and joy. The more knowledge that we acquire, the less common sense we seem to have.  The more financial security we gain,  the more insecure we become. We have the world at our fingertips to enjoy, yet we are less satisfied and content […]

A Case for a New Beginning

January 11, 2012 by

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There is a cliff side fortress in Israel called Masada. It was inhabited  two thousand years ago by Jewish zealots trying to evade the Roman Legions that had attacked and destroyed the rest of Israel in 70 a.d. Masada is a rugged plateau 1,300 feet above the valley floor on the east side and 300 […]