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Colossians says be available

The Christian Life Col 3:12 Therefore, God’s chosen ones, holy and loved, put on heartfelt compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience,

Churches in Europe

It has been said that in Europe people only go to church 3 times, to: Hatch Match, and Dispatch

How to Adore God Part 1, #1.

on praise and worhip Running to Win February 19, 2018 https://www.moodymedia.org/radio-programs/running-to-win-15/how-adore-god-part-1/ Multiple parts follow.

James A Garfield

I learned to appreciate James Garfield listening to Play the Man by Mark Batterson on RightNow Media. Born in a log cabin in Ohio. Only ordained preacher to become US President. (our 20th) Only president that didn’t run for president. The 1880 Republican National Convention, they were deadlocked after 35 ballots. They nominated James A …

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“The Perfect Gift” by JJ Heller

I heard this song this Christmas. It’s a good one. https://youtu.be/_mDftjVZXPs https://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/jjheller/theperfectgift.html  

2 days after Christmas quick reflections

When the angel appeared to the Shepherds in Luke 2:10-11, we often pick up on the bright lights and fear. I find it noteworthy that, beyond he/r calming their fear, s/he lays out much of the gospel.                 This baby is Good News Joy For all people A …

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God’s Hesed Love for Us – Joe Stowell’s messages calling us to take God’s Heart in Our Hands

Much can be learned from the story of Ruth. Joe Stowell has an excellent 3-Part message. God’s Heart In Our Hands Part 1 God’s Heart In Our Hands Part 2 God’s Heart In Our Hands Part 3 (These notes are not organized. Sorry.) Boaz was the kinsman redeemer. Jesus is our kinsman redeemer. God has …

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Charitable Contributions

I saw online someone suggesting that people should contribute quick (to NCTM, in this case). My response: Yes, we should contribute to NCTM’s Trust. However, I think “charitable deductions will be treated very differently in the coming year,” is misleading. It is my understanding, with the new tax bill, that charitable deductions can still be …

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Charles Spurgeon Quotes

Charles Spurgeon – English preacher 19 June 1834 – 31 January 1892 Whatever subject I preach, I do not stop until I reach the Savior, the Lord Jesus, for in Him are all things. Infinite, and an infant. Eternal, and yet born of a woman. Almighty, and yet hanging on a woman’s breast. Supporting a …

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Calvin’s Micah 6:8 Prayer

In the Calvin commentary on Micah he includes this prayer. (I have the Calvin app.) It is broad and far-reaching, in the same way that Micah 6:8 is broad and far-reaching.