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Mar 03 2013

Making a Living and Making a Life

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J.R. Miller, published 1913 Governor Russell, of Massachusetts, in addressing a graduating class, said, “There is one thing in this world better than making a living — and that is making a life.” The words are worthy of most careful pondering. It is the duty of everyone to make a living. “Six days shall you …

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Oct 24 2012

Should Christians Attend Synagogue?

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Several years ago, I attended a Messianic bible study on Friday nights. The person who led the study was a Jewish believer. There were about 10-15 of us who attended this study, 80% of which were Jewish believers. The rest of us were gentiles. I remember a conversation that I heard between a couple of …

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Aug 12 2012

The Cost of Reaching the Best

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J.R. Miller, published 1913 Someone has been making a little calculation which is interesting. A bar of iron of a certain size, in its rough state, is worth five dollars. If it be made into horseshoes, it is worth twelve dollars. When it has been put through certain processes and then made into needles, instead …

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Jul 15 2012

Gifts of the Spirit by John Piper

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The last two posts have been about talents and gifts of the Sprit. I am posting (with permission) a sermon by John Piper on Gifts of the Spirit. You can click on the audio to listen or read the sermon below. Calling all Clay Pots 2 Corinthians 4 I would like to try to persuade …

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Apr 28 2012

Faith in our Church Leaders?

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How much faith or trust should we have in our pastors or teachers?  That was the question that came to mind as I was watching a Dateline episode. The show was about daycare centers.  The show was featuring problems with some of these centers.  For instance, one daycare owner had been arrested for leaving young …

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