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4Dec, 2018

Advent Devotional December 4

Advent 1 – The Invitation Tuesday, December 4 Exodus 3:1-4 Now Moses was tending the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian, and he led the flock to the far side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God. There the angel of the Lord [...]

3Dec, 2018

Advent Devotional December 3

Advent 1 – The Invitation Monday, December 3 Genesis 12:1, 4 The Lord had said to Abram, “Go from your country, your people and your father’s household to the land I will show you.” So Abram went, as the Lord had told him; and Lot went with him.Abram’s story is [...]

2Dec, 2018

Advent Devotional December 2

Advent 1 – The Invitation Sunday, December 2 We invite you to come to worship this weekend as we start this season of Advent. These four weeks before Christmas are a time to prepare our hearts for the coming of Christ and the celebration of His birth. This weekend we [...]

7Aug, 2018

Pure Joy! Week 9

The Joy of Trusting God and Not Worrying Philippians 4:1-9 In Philippians 4:1 Paul again reiterates his love for the Philippians and encourages them to stand firm in faith. During times of trial it is often difficult to stand firm in faith. Often we start to doubt God and think [...]

25Jul, 2018

Pure Joy! Week 7

The Joy of Knowing Christ! Philippians 3:1-11 Last week we looked at the joy of service and how thankfulness will help ward off one of the biggest joy zappers of all – grumbling and complaining. Hopefully, you picked up on how grumbling and complaining can come from either a prideful [...]

10Jul, 2018

Pure Joy! Week 5

The Joy of Humility Philippians 2:1-13 I hope the past couple weeks you have had an opportunity to think about the freedom we have in Christ. A deeper understanding of what we have been given will help us live into the humble attitude that Paul talks about in these next [...]

27Jun, 2018

Pure Joy! Week 4

The Joy of Spreading the Gospel Philippians 1:12-30 Here we are in week 4 of our study of Philippians. I pray you are already starting to grasp the recipe for pure joy. The most important and first ingredient is Jesus – the grace of God sent to this earth to [...]

13Jun, 2018

Pure Joy! Week 2

Overview of Philippians - History and Background I pray you have taken some time this past week to think about what fills your bucket—what makes you happy and what joy is in your heart. We learned this last week that joy is a fruit of the Spirit. That means joy [...]

3May, 2018

Fly

Fly… Give my prayers wings Lord, just like a butterfly. I know You listen to them all my God, I don’t need to know how or why. An ardent word expressed in the recesses of my mind Is heard by you, and acted upon Although I may not find, an [...]

27Apr, 2018

POWER PRAYER

POWER PRAYER My boys were only 3 and 5 years old but they decided they wanted a dog. Since the older one wasn’t getting the results he wanted, he solicited the help of his younger brother. Then they both came to me and their dad asking to get a dog. [...]