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Weekly Reflection

He Must Become Greater

Unfortunately, there is no theological support for the idea that once we become Christians, life will be a bed of roses and our road an easy one. However, there is a promise that God is able to equip us to … Continue reading

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The Prince Of Peace

A couple of years ago, on one of our first trips to Japan, I sat down with a man named Michael Oh. Michael directs C.B.I., a training institute for pastors in Nagoya, Japan. I just assumed he was Japanese, but, … Continue reading

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The Significance of Pentecost/The Significance of the Holy Spirit Today

On the Day of Pentecost, the rushing mighty wind and the cloven tongues as of fire especially emphasized, not the filling with the Spirit, but the baptizing into the unity of the Body, the inauguration of the Church. That is … Continue reading

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Be Strong And Courageous… For The Lord Is With You… Joshua 1:9

A child had to walk each evening past a dark, spooky house. Some adult friends tried to give him courage. One handed him a good-luck charm to ward off the ghosts. Another installed a light at a particularly dark corner … Continue reading

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The Story Of The Road To Emmaus

The Emmaus story (Luke 24:13-35) is meant to remind us that Jesus meets us wherever we are on our own journeys of faith, and that God through Christ also meets us in the simplest aspects of life such as in … Continue reading

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The Heart Of Tradition

When you hear the word “tradition” what comes to mind? For some it reminds them of family activities or customs around holidays or special events. These can be very meaningful and positive experiences that people look forward to. For others … Continue reading

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Where Do You Put Your Trust?

Do not put your trust in princes, in human beings, who cannot save. When their spirit departs, they return to the ground; on that very day their plans come to nothing. PSALM 146: 3-4 Here is a wise, general principle … Continue reading

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Why Should God Allow You Into Heaven…?

If someone asked you why God should allow you into Heaven, what would you say? When you think of standing in God’s presence, what case would you make that would give you the greatest confidence before Him? What items would … Continue reading

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