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why did God put me here?

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  One man who followed Jesus said, "Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as you ever can." An elderly man in a hospital kept calling out for his son. He asked the...

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ouch!

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  Have you ever thought that you were absolutely right about something or someone, and later realize how wrong you were?. We like to think we know everything and we like to know that we are always right. This is one of the many reasons we need to keep an open mind and be aware that what...

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let us not forget

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  Sometimes I think we forget about just how good we have it. Often times in history it takes losing our freedom to realize how wonderful it is to be free. In A.D. 64 the city of Rome caught fire and then blamed it on the Christians, ushering in a wave of persecution across the empire...

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drug problem

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A while ago someone sent this to me. In the recent months we have seen and heard about the problems with drugs in our community. So, I thought I would send this out this morning. I am convinced that our country has a drug problem. The other day, someone at a store in our town read that a...

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never give up

Posted by Pastor John Lewis on

Have you ever fired off a quick prayer to God? Have you ever worried about a family member and asked God to change them? Believe it or not our prayers carry weight. EVERY TIME you and I pray we unleash more and more power from the throne of God. There was a pastor just outside of Chicago who...

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Monopoly

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Millions of people live their lives as if this world is all there will ever be. They devote their entire lives to getting ahead in this world and accumulating all the toys that will make them feel comfortable. Years ago, Dr. James Dobson played the game MONOPOLY with his family. His teenagers...

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church and dinner

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A Churchgoer wrote a letter to the editor of the newspaper and complained that it made no sense to go to church every Sunday. "I’ve gone for 30 years now," he wrote, "and in that time I have heard something like 3,000 sermons. But for the life of me, I can’t remember a single one of...

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The Road

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A few years ago during a Spring rain, a woman was  driving home one night. The weather was rather nasty. The rain was coming down very hard and it was very difficult to see. Seeing tail lights ahead of her she followed the car in front. Not being able to see, the car in front seemed to be...

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priority

Posted by Pastor John Lewis on

One of the things that we need to be reminded of from time to time is why we need to be in church on a regular basis.  When you go each Sunday, you're setting an example. You are setting an example that other people notice. In fact, it is an example that becomes an inspiration for others...

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Help Lord!

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One of the things that Jesus was really good at, was being patient. However, patience is very difficult for the rest of us to learn. We are not patient by nature and our culture reinforces us to want everything instantly….. internet connection, computers, tex messaging.   There...

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