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The Church: Strength and Service

The Church: Strength and Service

  A Place of Strength For me, the best part about the Church is that God has uniquely wired it as His vehicle to heal and offer grace to hurting people. The church is a shelter from the storms. There have been times when my sin and guilt and shame have so overtaken me, I felt like I

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Unity – Answering Jesus’ Prayer

John 17:20-26 Deuteronomy 6:4-9; John 13:31-35; John 3:11-24 Gary couldn’t wait to get to church every week. His pastor’s teacher inspired him, while the friendliness of the people drew him into the life of the church. Although he was just a new believer, Gary understood the importance of gleaning everything possible from his pastor and

When God Calls Us To Take The Hard Road

Please, you’re breaking my heart with your tears! I know exactly what I’m doing. I’m fully prepared to be bound, and more—to die for the name of Jesus, the King.– Paul, in Acts 21 (The Voice) Is it important that the Church strive for unity? Are there ways that churches can experience unity? In this

Jesus Intercedes for Us

John 16:29–17:19 29His disciples said to Him, “See, now You are speaking plainly, and using no figure of speech! 30Now we are sure that You know all things, and have no need that anyone should question You. By this we believe that You came forth from God.” 31Jesus answered them, “Do you now believe? 32Indeed the hour is coming, yes,

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How Do I Find a Good Church?

One of the questions I am most frequently asked is “How do I find a good church?” This question has taken on added significance in recent years because of the massive impact televangelism has had on our culture. In all too may cases, worship has been replaced with entertainment, and fellowship has been transformed into individualism.

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