GOD’s 70 Week Time-Clock

Isn’t it amazing how the little country of Israel continually remains at the center stage of the world’s attention? Well, there’s a reason for that. GOD has a wonderful historical plan for the nation Israel. And that history is unfolded in our text & may I add, it is unfolding in our time. I told […]

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Israel: God’s Timepiece

The world is nervously watching the Middle East. Rocket attacks, suicide bombers, & clashes between Israeli forces with terrorist groups are common occurrences. Add to this explosive mixture the growing threat of nuclear weapons in the hands of radical Islamic nations & militias, & it is no wonder people everywhere are worried! However, the volatile […]

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The Rapture

In the first message from our new end times series, we begin our study by unraveling the next prophetic event on GOD’s calendar – which we know as the Rapture. The Bible tells us that there is coming a day in the present church age when believers will be evacuated from earth by the Lord […]

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Who’s Number One?

The temptation for many believers is to put off “till tomorrow what we should do today!” And nowhere is the temptation greater than in our responsibility to give generously to GOD. But, through the message of Haggai we are exhorted to put GOD first in every area of our lives, including our finances. So, as […]

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Last week we answered the question of why we should give in our first message of this annual, stewardship check-up. Today, I want us to consider, “What should we Give?” What amount of our money should we give to the Lord? Whether, we realize it or not, there is a Biblical starting place in the […]

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Growing In The Grace Of Giving

The words “believe” or “faith” or some form of the word “believe” is used 272 times in the New Testament. The words “prayer” or “pray” or some form of the word “pray” is used 371 times in the New Testament. But, the words “give” or “giving” or some form of this word “give” is used […]

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In Romans chapters 14 & 15, the Apostle Paul has been reminding us that the Lord Jesus Christ has given us an alternative to living as the world does. He has basically informed us that we are going to poke one another at times with our differences as GOD continues to sanctify each of us; […]

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Resolve to Be Faithful

All of us at one time or another have made new year’s resolutions. Someone has said, ”the problem with most new year’s resolutions is that they simply go in one year & out the other.” Another has said, ”resolutions are like babies crying in church. They must be carried out to be good.” I’m sure […]

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Taking Up The Mantle – Part 12

In the first 7 verses of this chapter we see a situation that arises as students from one of the schools of the prophets were cutting down trees to build a bigger facility. In the process of cutting down trees an iron axe head flew off its handle & fell into the river. Immediately, the […]

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Christians, the quality of our unity either attracts or repels the world. Unfortunately, while the earl Church had some brilliant successes, regarding unity it failed miserably in many places. The church in Galatia was split up by legalism. The church in Corinth chose sides & divided over what to do about one of its members […]

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Assurance For A New Year

By nature, fear of the future in some way, is a common experience for all people. As we approach a New Year there are those who are already dreading the financial burdens they may face in 2018. Others may be worrying about their health deteriorating. Some fear the potential loss of aged loved ones or […]

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Mary, Did You Know?

When it came time for GOD the Father to announce the coming of His Son into the world He didn’t use social media, or create a YouTube video, or send a card. The Bible says that GOD used an angel to make the announcement. Now, let me tell you something that you need to know […]

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Light Has Come

The apostle John gives us one of the clearest images of what Christmas is all about. It’s an image that has its roots in Old Testament prophecies. It’s an image that Jesus himself used to describe His mission. It’s an image that saturates our decorations during this holiday season. And it’s an image of the […]

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The Old Testament Christmas Story

700 years before the Lord Jesus Christ was born, the prophet Isaiah told us how that GOD was going to solve man’s problem & fix his mess. It would be through the giving of His Son. This is the Christmas story & it was foretold in the Old Testament many times. This passage in Isaiah […]

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The Thankful ONE

As you are aware, this coming Thursday is Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is a time-honored tradition of setting aside a day for which to be thankful. I’m all for it, but I also understand that GOD wants His people to radiate with thanksgiving every day of their lives. Instead of silently taking for granted all of His […]

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Faces From The Past – Deborah

The Book of Judges records the history of Israel from the death of Joshua, the successor of Moses as leader of the Hebrew people, to shortly before the beginning of the monarchy under Saul, Israel’s first king. It stands in stark contrast to the Book of Joshua. In Joshua, an obedient & faithful people, under […]

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This morning we are going to consider a most prominent prophet from the Old Testament – his name is Elijah. Elijah was the first prophet to raise the dead & he left this world with out dying. He reappeared to meet with Christ on the Mount of Transfiguration & Malachi says that his voice will […]

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Faces From The Past – Lot – Part 2

Lot compromised by pitching his tent towards Sodom. That compromise resulted in him moving his family to Sodom. Once in Sodom, day by day, Sodom began to trickle into Lot. The next thing you know, he is calling the wicked, vile enemies of GOD his brethren & offering his daughters to them. Oh, the path […]

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