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LESSONS FROM A PAPER ROUTE

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If anyone will not work, neither shall he eat. (2 Thessalonians 3:10b, NKJV) How many of us still remember our 1st job? I certainly do, when I was in junior high, I began my first job delivering news papers. I didn't earn much money as a news paper delivery boy, but I did learn valuable lessons. The job did not interfere with my schooling, provided me needed exercise, an...

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A Beautiful and Encouraging Word

Pastor Doug is begginning a new series of fireside chats. These videos are intended to continue to keeps us together as Christ's church. This is the 1st of many more to come. Clic the link to view the YouTube video...

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This Week's Message - How to Handle a Crisis

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3 misconceptions about the Coronavirus Pandemic; 1 - This problem will be over quickly - probably not. Life is going to be different for some time to come 2. This has never happened before - NO - pandemics have happened in the past and are even found in the Bible 3. This will increase the number of deaths - No - we are all going to die. We are all under the penalty of...

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Heaven

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Dear Precious Saints of MBC, This morning after spending some time at the church, Connie and I visited Jo Harris who is just days away from heaven. She sat there on the couch with her head down, in obvious pain. Connie asked, "What are you thinking about?" She said: "Heaven!" During this difficult time let's remember the words of Paul from Colossians: Since, then,...

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Important information regarding the Coronavirus (Covid19)

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Urgent notification about the Coronavirus, Covid19....

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God's Sustaining Presence!

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Dear Precious Saints of MBC, I trust you are doing well and looking forward to Sunday and the Bible Conference with Arnold Fruchtenbaum and Jacques Gabizon. Ever since I was a little boy, our family used the devotional booklet "Our Daily Bread" for family devotions. Following the evening meal, or breakfast on the weekend, Dad would read the scripture passage and th...

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Next Week’s Message God’s Call of Gideon Judges 6

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During our study we will see God’s transformation of Gideon! And here’s what’s encouraging: What God did for Gideon, he can do for us. ...

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Jesus Paid it All

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Dear Friends,Welcome to Midvalley Bible Church. We are always grateful to be able to meet on the Lord's Day, to fellowship with one another, to sing God's praise and to hear God's Word. This morning as part of our worship celebration, we gather to remember what Jesus did for us on the cross of Calvary.Have you noticed that we live in a love starved world? Maybe, you have p...

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Prophecy

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Dear Precious Saints of MBC, I trust you are doing well and looking forward to this Sunday. During the 1992 Presidential Election, Presidential Candidate, Bill Clinton had played at every rally and the Democrat Convention, as his theme song, Fleetwood Mac song "Don't Stop." His rallying cry was simply this:Don't stop thinking about tomorrow.That advice is applicable t...

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Next Week’s Message Safe and Secure John 10:22-30

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Among Evangelicals, the security of the believer is not a settled issue. Good people differ on the issue. The question is simply this: Can a born-again, justified by faith, adopted child of God ever lose their salvation? Or as others have expressed it, is it possible for a born-again, justified by faith, adopted child of God to forfeit their salvation by fully and finall...

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DOUBTFUL THINGS

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Abstain from every form of evil. (1 Thessalonians 5:22, NKJV) The Bethlehem Steel coke oven plant served as our chemical engineering laboratory. It was a typical cold and snowy winter near Buffalo, New York. When the weather improved, several of us decided to visit Niagara Falls, on the Canadian side. As we came to customs at the border, the agent asked the driver Bill to...

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Next Week’s Message Jesus Paid it All Colossians 2:13-15

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All of us are in some form of financial debt. We all owe money, either on a car or a home, a student loan, or something of the sort. Although it can be burdensome, most of us can at least see a light at the end of the tunnel. We are energized by the hope that one day it will be paid in full and we will receive from our creditors a piece of paper releasing us from any fu...

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AN UNEXPECTED ENCOUNTER

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Then Naaman went with his horses and chariot, and he stood at the door of Elisha's house.(2 Kings 5:9, NKJV) What a coincidence? How many times have we used this simple phrase. We as believers in God's infinite power and wisdom believe He's also in control of everything in our lives. I recall one time at work we had conflicting travel plans. My supervisor and I needed to ...

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Next Week’s Message Your Money or Your Life Luke 16:1-13

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Jesus raises a very practical question in the parable he told in Luke 16. The question that He raised was simply this: What are you going to do with the money God gives you? That question is important on a number of fronts not the least of which is this: If we do not master our money by using it for the glory of God, then it will master us, and we will end up bankrupt fo...

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A Love Letter on Valentines Day

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Dear Precious Saints of MBC, I trust you are doing well and looking forward to this Sunday. At the suggestion of my son David, Connie and I are watching the 9 part TV series on the Civil War by Ken Burns that was on PBS. It is very revealing and also depressing! It is hard to imagine the suffering and death of so many men on both sides of the war. I bel...

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Jesus, Jews, and Jet Lag

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In your book were written, every one of them, the days that were formed for me, when as yet there were none of them" (Psalm, 139:16) I was saved when I was about nine years old at a Christian camp near Goiania, Brazil. I know that because I distinctly remember sharing the gospel with one of the kids whose father was a handyman at the camp. He had not attended the previous...

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Find your spiritual gift and put it to use.

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Another Suggestion for 2020! Dear Precious Saints of MBC, I trust you are doing well and looking forward to this Sunday. We are 5 full weeks into the New Year. During the first few weeks of 2020 I made a few suggestions for making the New Year better. Those suggestions were:#1 Move from being a victim of circumstances to being a learner about life....

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Next Week’s Message Hosea: Love Story

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Fifty years ago the most popular and successful movie was based on Erich Segal's book "Love Story." The book tells the story of a wealthy Harvard University law student named Oliver Barrett IV who meets Jenny Cavilleri, a middle-class girl who is studying music at Radcliffe College. It's love at first sight. The young couple marries, Oliver finds a jobat a legal firm in ...

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An Important Reminder

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Dear Precious Saints of MBC, I trust you are doing well and looking forward to this Sunday Last Sunday basketball great Kobe Bryant was killed along with his 13 year old daughter and 7 others in a helicopter crash. They were traveling by air to his daughter's basketball game at the "Mamba Academy" when the helicopter crashed into the mountain side. The cause of the ac...

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Next Week’s Message Paul’s Concluding Arguments Galatians 6:11-18

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Next Sunday we bring to a close our long and methodical journey through the Epistle of Paul to the Galatians. 29 messages ago, one Sunday shy of one year (2/22/2019) we began our study of this marvelous letter. It's been an exciting trip. The topic of God's grace has been dealt with so forcefully and effectively in this book that one cannot escape the overwhelming truth ...

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A WORK IN PROGRESS

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But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as by the Spirit of the Lord.(2 Corinthians 3:18, NKJV) How many times have we heard this phrase, "Please be patient, God is not finished with me yet." Even as an octogenarian, I recognize I am a work in progress! During my e...

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Next Week’s Message The Inevitable Laws of Harvest Galatians 6:7

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One of the most popular falsehoods of our times is that we can do whatever we want without ever being held accountable for what we have done. That is a lie! It is a lie that I can do as I please and become spiritual later. It is a lie, wrote the Scotsman's John Brown, "that a man may attain ultimate happiness without living a spiritual life." Make no mistake about it -...

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East vs. West

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As Christians living in the western world, are we aware of what happens outside of our western culture? Do we understand what it means to be a christian in the rest of the world?...

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Another New Year's Challenge #3

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Dear Precious Saints of MBC, I trust you are doing well and looking forward to this Sunday with Matt Wilder. During these first few weeks of the New Year I've been suggesting some New Year challenges. The first challenge was to move from being a victim of circumstances to being a learner about life. Two weeks ago I suggested the challenge of mastering a gos...

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Next Week’s Message Relating to One Another through the Spirit Galatians 6:1-6

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Everyone seems to be interested in spirituality these days, but no one seems to agree on what it means. Both outside and inside the church there is widespread confusion. Inside the church people find their spirituality in private, contemplative devotion and begin to practice those disciplines. Others find spirituality in the context of public worship that includes ancien...

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MY HEART CHRIST’S HOME REVISITED

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That Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. (Ephesians 3:17a, NKJV) This was not just another beautiful conference grounds in rural Massachusetts when I attended an Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship Bible Conference in the 1950s. I didn't know at the time, but this conference was different. The speaker introduced us to a booklet by Boyd Munger titled My Heart Chr...

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Too far gone?

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The thought must have crossed King David's mind as he stood at the door of the windowless room and stared at a dark corner, in the direction of the woman he had robbed. He listened to the rhythmic rocking of one in deep mourning. Her disheveled hair - beautiful dark brown curls - haphazardly draped around her shoulders and face.Her tears running down in torrents, carving...

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FINANCIAL WISDOM

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For God loves a cheerful giver. (2 Corinthians 9:7b, NKJV) Are we good stewards of what God has given us? Throughout my life I've received good financial advice. In particular from my father; He had a degree in business and he made sure I understood and practiced sound economic principles. I grew up in the Great Depression when money and just about everything else was sca...

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Next Week’s Message Restoring a Fallen Brother Galatians 6:1-6

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Following the all-important passage about life in the Spirit, Paul begins his final chapter with a focus on the practical. In it, he says nothing about signs and wonders, and he does not go into detail about spiritual gifts. He talks about how the community of faith operates when the Spirit is leading. Life in the Spirit involves healthy relationships within the body o...

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Another New Year's Challenge

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Dear Precious Saints of MBC, I trust you are doing well and looking forward to the New Year. Last week I wrote about the challenge in 2020 of moving from being a victim of circumstances to learning about life. Let me give you another challenge for the New Year:Master and then share the gospel. Every believer needs to be able to clearly and concisely p...

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I CAN’T DO IT ALL BY MYSELF

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For this reason I left you in Crete, that you should set in order the things that are lacking, and appoint elders in every city as I commanded you. (Titus 1:5, NKJV) Why do we think we can do everything ourselves? Do we not trust our team members? As the Engineering Design and Analysis Supervisor in the solid propulsion industry, I realized I couldn't do projects includin...

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A New Year's Challenge

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Dear Precious Saints of MBC, I trust you are doing well and looking forward to the New Year. Every year brings with it challenges and difficulties. 2020 will be no different. One of the most important lessons to learn is that when hard times come, be a student, not a victim. Sadly, some people go through life as professional victims, always talking about how th...

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Next Week’s Message Crucify the Flesh & Live by the Spirit Galatians 5:24-26

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Before we move on to the final chapter of the book of Galatians, we need to look at the last 3 verses of chapter 5. Paul has reminded his Christian readers that all of us are engaged in mortal combat with the flesh. The desires of the regenerate nature are waging war against the passions of the sinful nature. In this war there can be no truce. Paul closes out this sectio...

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TELL ME WHAT YOU WANT

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What does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God. (Micah 6:8b, NIV) My lovely wife, who is also a registered nurse, had a serious operation on her back a while back. After the surgery and when she left the hospital, I became responsible for her post-operative care. I'm not a nurse nor do I have the basic knowledge to be ...

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Are you ready?

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Dear Precious Saints of MBC, I trust you are doing well and looking forward to the Lord's Day. Imagine a nationwide evangelistic campaign that invites tens of millions to an outreach event who would not ordinarily attend. Imagine a campaign that for the most part, others do the advertising for you. Imagine having tens of thousands of churches participati...

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Next Week’s Message The “Somber” Song of Moses: “Teach us to Number our Days” Psalm 90

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The oldest psalm recorded in the book of Psalms was written by Moses, the man of God (Joshua 14:6, Ezra 3:2). God chose and groomed Moses for the task of leading the children of Israel out of Egypt to the promise land. The problem: they refused to believe the promises of God and were destined to wander in the wilderness for 40 years while a generation of more than 1.2 mi...

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THE SHADOW OF THE ALMIGHTY

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He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most high shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. (Psalm 91:1, KJV) From this Bible verse Elisabeth Elliot chose the title Shadow of the Almighty for a book that profoundly affected my life. She compiled a biography in 1958 of her husband, a missionary to the Indian tribes of Ecuador. You may remember the movie "End of the...

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Dear God, help us all!

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Do we have a recovery plan for when we make major mistakes? Aren't you glad God doesn't make mistakes?...

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Next Week’s Message The Supporting Cast of Christmas Simeon: Looking for Jesus Luke 2

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Successful events of history are seldom a solo act: There are always key and supporting people behind the event. The birth of Jesus is no exception. Joseph and Mary clearly get top billing for the birth of Jesus, but behind the scene are numerous people: One such person is Simeon. We don't know much about his personal life but what we do know is significant. Simeon was...

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HUNGER FOR THE BIBLE

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How hungry are we for God's word? Do we feed our souls with God's Word?...

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The Supporting Cast of Christmas Elizabeth: The Cousin of Mary Luke 1 & 2

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Successful events of history are seldom a solo act: There are always key and supporting people behind the event. The birth of Jesus is no exception. Joseph and Mary clearly get top billing for the birth of Jesus, but behind the scene is a woman Mary felt comfortable going to when she discovered she was pregnant: Her cousin Elizabeth. What made her special in her role of ...

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My Favorite Service of the Year!

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If you've never been to a Christmas Ever Service, make this year your first Christmas Ever service, and mat be a new family tradition is born!...

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A HEART CONDITION

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Do we take care of our heart, both physically and spiritually?...

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Next Week’s Message Fruit that’s Always in Season Part 4 - Galatians 5:18

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What is good Fruit? We all know how to tell a good apple from a bad apple, but can do the same with the Word of God? Can we recognize when a bad fruit is presented?...

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Giving up our Rights!

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As followers of Christ, how do we handle ourselves when the world and those around as attack us for our believes and our faith?...

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LESSONS FROM BACON

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Oh, the depths of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God!(Romans 11:33a, NKJV) It was a normal day, just like any other days, but today I asked myself, "How can I explore the surface of the unfathomable wisdom and knowledge of God?" I used the advice I gleaned from Francis Bacon, a 16th century scientist, statesman, and author. He asserted, "Reading makes a fu...

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BALANCING THE CHRISTIAN LIFE

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Does The Bible contradict its self? Why do some sections appear to be going against what was previously written? How can we reconcile what may seem contradictory?...

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The Curves of Life!

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How do we deal with adversity and the ups and downs of life, says a lot about our relationship !with God...

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A BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE

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Then those who feared the LORD spoke to one another, and the LORD listened and heard them; so a book of remembrance was written before Him for those who fear the LORD and who meditate on His name. (Malachi 3:16, NKJV) Gazing at the actuarial charts, I realized that at age 83 the fact is that my projected life span was short. I've been blessed with a full and frutfiul life...

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The Simplicity of the Gospel!

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Telling other's about God's love is not hard, because God's love is not hard to understand. He loves us so much He gave up his only Son to die for us and our sins and all we have to do is believe and accept the gift of salvation....

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MY TOP TEN ON REACHING 80 YEARS

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The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore, yet is their strength labour and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away. (Moses- Psalm 90:10 KJV) Yes, it's true you only turn 80 once. For my turn, my wife and friends threw me a great celebration for my 80th birthday. Since they urged me to share some memories, I...

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Helping the Hurting

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Do we love our pastor;s who lead us in our daily lives or do we believe they're not really "working: or what they do is not considered real work....

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Next Week’s Message Rest for Weary Souls Matthew 11:28

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Life is incredibly difficult! We all face it daily. The issues can be overwhelmingly complex and challenging. Many today are asking: Is there any hope? Can I find rest for my weary and tired soul? Next Sunday we want to share with you the incredible invitation Jesus makes to help us all find relief. He said: Come tome, all who labor and areheavy laden, and I will give ...

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MY TIME MANAGEMENT JOURNEY

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Teach us to number our days aright, that we may gain a heart of wisdom. (Psalm 90:12 NIV) One day one of my friends told me, "Jim, you are the most organized person I know." I should have been elated, or at least satisfied, yet I felt something was lacking. Although I had taken numerous time management courses and attempted to apply those principles to my life, and after ...

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The Key to Evangelism

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How do we share the gospel with others? What is the key to being a good evangelist? How can we share the gospel without fear and apprehension?...

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Next Week’s Message Gathering Around the Table Luke 22:7-23

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When we partake in the Lord's table, what is our attitude? Do we remember Jesus died for our sins?...

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PASS IT ON

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Telling the generations to come the praises of the LORD, and His strength and His wonderful works that He has done. (Psalm 78:4 NKJV) I know we all hear and have heard many comments regarding our younger generations, such as "The world is going downhill rapidly. The present generation is on a destructive path." The media complex, the new explosion of social media accent...

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A New Heart

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Dear Precious Saints of MBC, I trust you are doing well and looking forward to the Lord's Day. Seventy-six years ago last Tuesday, October 15, 1943, Chaplain J. D. Tolleson prepared a Bible Study for sailors who wanted to spend their Friday night studying the Bible and being with other Christians. At that time, the US was at war with both Japan and Germany and many of t...

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Next Week’s Message John Huss and the Reformation

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Apart from our Lord's death and resurrection, the single greatest event in my opinion was the protestant Reformation. One of the most colorful figures of that movement was John Knox. His impact on church history is still felt around the world. The real story of Knox surpasses the best fiction novels. Next Sunday, five hundred years after his death we will examine his...

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MENTORING

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Are we teaching or mentoring others in God's word?...

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Setbacks

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How do we recover from set backs or errors in our life? Do we see them as failures or opportunities for a new clean start?...

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REMOVING THE CANCER OF SIN

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If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. (1 John 1:9 KJV) Similar to sin, cancer affects millions of people around the world. Compared top cancer, there us a cure for our sin, but not for cancer. Recently I was diagnosed with the worst form of skin cancer- melanoma. My cancer appeared as a little e...

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Next Week’s Message The Witnesses God Uses John 4:27-42

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Are we being good witnesses of God's love? How do we witness to those around us?...

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Who made it?

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Who created the universe? What about the big bang? Where do we come from?...

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GOD’S GYM

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We all try to keep healthy and via physical activity, but what are we doing to exercise our Spiritual condition?...

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Generosity

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Do we know how to give? Do we know what is like to give generous? What can we learn from what Jesus gave for us?...

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Next Week’s Message Walking by the Spirit Galatians 5:16-18

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What does it mean to be free in Christ?...

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Outward Appearances

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Do we judge others by how they look or do we bother to talk to them first and then decide how to treat them? Are we too quick to judge other by how they look?...

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A TRANSFORMATION IN MY PRAYER LIFE

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When we pray, do we focus on God or our needs? Do we pout Him first or last? ...

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True Friends

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What is a true friend? What makes a good or a true friend? ...

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Next Week’s Message - Using Freedom Responsibly Galatians 5:13-15

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The acid test of mature Christianity is not how much liberty one exercises, but rather how much love one exhibits. Before you think that sounds too pious, stop and read 1 Corinthians 9:19-23 or Romans 14:13-21 or 1 Peter 2:16-17. Again and again in Scripture, we are exhorted to guard against two extremes uncontrolled expressions of liberty and unbending demands of leg...

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THE GEOMETRY STUDENT

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Are you self-confident? Do you mentor others? Are you willing to help those in need?...

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Intentional Evangelists

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How do we invite our friends to church? What if they don't want to come? What if they think I'm a right wing nut?...

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REST STOP NEEDED

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In our daily busy lives, do we know when we need to stop and rest? Do we recognize our need for a pause? Do we keep going no matter the costs, to ourselves, our families and our loved ones?...

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The only explanation: GOD!

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Can science explain the true origins of all, including humans and animals alike? Did we really evolve over millions of years to become the complex personalities and people we are? What about a creator is there evidence pointing toward or away from one single creator or God?...

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Next Week’s Message Christ has set us Free! Galatians 5:1-6

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Why did Jesus have to die for us? Is it true his death paid for my sins?...

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BALANCING THE CHRISTIAN LIFE

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How do we balance our Christian life, and our daily life? According to the world, our christian life and daily life don't mix or go together, but we know different, they are both one and the same....

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Next Week’s Message: What happened when the disciples believed the Resurrection of Christ - Part 2

Next Sunday we are thrilled to have filling the pulpit, our former Pastor, Ken Hornok. Ken is no stranger to us here at Midvalley and we are blessed that he and Marcia have made MBC there church home in retirement. Ken and Marcia faithfully served MBC for 39 years have been married for over 51 years. Ken is an avid hunter, biker and gardener and he and Marcia are kept busy...

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How to Listen to a Sermon?

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Do you truly listen to your pastor? Do you think being a pastor is a real job? Did you know, you show respect to your pastor by listening and paying attention when they preach?...

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ANGEL DELIVERER

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We've all heard the phrase, it must of been an Angel. Do we really believe in God and his messenger's the angels? If we believe in angels why then can't believe in God?...

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Lessons from Billy Graham

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What is our legacy? Do we truly believe what we preach?...

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LESSON FROM A NIGERIAN WATER TOWER

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Do you like to plan things out or do you just fix things as they come up? What is your preference, plan of just wing it?...

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Next Week's Message - Abiding and Bearing Fruit- John 15: 1-11

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Are we similar to vine or fruit on a branch? Why did Jesus use this visual and example? What was He trying to tell his disciples and us know in our present day?...

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Don't Stop Going to Church

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Why do we go to church? What happens if we stop attending church services?...

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THE BAILING BUCKET

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When we pray, do we want God to answer in our time frame or His?...

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The Master Shipbuilder

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What do we do when bad things happen? What do we do when violence erupts, like with the most recent shootings? Life doesn't always make sense. But we need to continue to trust the Master Shipbuilder of our lives....

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Next Week’s Message: The Importance of God’s Word 1 Kings 13

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What is the most important ting in your Christian life? ...

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AN OVERWHELMING TIME

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How do we deal with the daily demands of family, work, church, God, family, and everything else?...

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Next Week’s Message: Israel’s loving Singing God Zephaniah 3:14-19

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If God is all powerful, why does He need us to worship Him? What do we gain by worshiping God? What is the reason for worshiping?...

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Pay it Forward

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What are we doing with our blessings? Do we try to help others or do we keep it all to ourselves?...

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A KNOCK AT OUR BEDROOM DOOR

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How do we handle interruptions? Do we recognize them as opportunities, or do we deem them be a bother?...

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Next Week’s Message: A Tolerated Sin 1 Thessalonians 4:1-8

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Do you know what pleases God? Do we do things to please God or ourselves?...

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Remembering "Pioneers"

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Let's all remember those who came before, and those who sacrificed their time and effort to being the truth of the Gospel to Utah....

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THE SOLAR SYSTEM

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How was the universe created? Did the Big Bang really happen? How does the Sun never burn up?...

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Next Week’s Message: When God’s says “No” 2 Corinthians 12:1-10

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Why does God say not to our prayers and petitions? Isn't He a just and loving God?...

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Being Ignored

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Do we know how to recognize those who are being ignored by society? Do we truly treat others with the same love God treat us?...

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DRIVEN BY SCHEDULES

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Do you set goals and achieve them? Are you driven by your goals or do you drive to achieve your goals? Is your calendar so full, you need to set time for you and your family?...

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Next Week’s Message: Two Mothers, Two Sons, Two Covenants Galatians 4:21-31

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Are we redeemed by faith alone? What about The Law given to Moses? Are we saved by grace also?...

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THE DEADLINE

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What happens if we missed a deadline at work? Do we understand the complication and consequences of missed deadlines and the effect they have on others?...

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Failure's Recipe: Overconfidence

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Are you confident or over-confident? Do you know the difference? Would you be able to determine what makes you confident or over-confident?...

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Next Week’s Message: A Perplexed Preachers Plea - Galatians 4:12-20

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Why do we believe in Christ? Are we truly forgiven? Do we think we are tied to a religion or The Truth?...

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GREATER IS HE

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Do you ever feel as if you're a going from one bad situation to another? What do you in these situations? Do you trust God is in control? ...

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Next Week’s Message: From Slavery to Sonship Galatians 3:26-4:11

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What does it mean to be a son or daughter of God? Do I deserve this? What was the prize paid for me to be called son of God?...

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The Strength of Abraham Lincoln

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Why is The Bible the top selling book in history? Is The Bible really the word of God?...

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JAR OF JELLY

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What makes a good manager? How can we become good stewards?...

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Next Week’s Message: The Purpose of the Law

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If God loves us, why did He give us the Law through Moses?...

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Marriage

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7 guidelines to help keep a marriage Godly, happy and fulfilled....

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A SURPRISE BIRTHDAY PARTY

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Do we at times take for granted the little things our loved ones do for us? ...

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Next Week’s Message: A Model for Hurting Fathers Luke 15:11-32

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Happy father's day. Do we love our Heavenly father as much as He loves us?...

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THE FIRST KISS

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My wife and I made a commitment to share our fist kiss during our wedding, Thank God for his strength and his honor, we did share our first kiss during our wedding....

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Running the Race

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Are you running the right race? Are you on the right track?...

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Next Week’s Message: A Portrait of Christ Revelation 1

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Filling our pulpit next Sunday, in the absence of Pastor Doug, is our former Pastor Ken Hornok. Ken served MBC for 39 years until his retirement in 2013. Under Ken's leadership MBC moved from their first building in Murray to Midvale and eventually to our current campus here in Bluffdale. Ken is a gifted Bible teacher and preacher and we are thrilled that he and his...

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A BOLT OUT OF THE BLUE

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When we say we trust God, do we really know what we mean? He may give us an answer we don't like or weren't expecting?...

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Next Week’s Message: Rescued, Redeemed and Forgiven

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The Christians in the region of Galatia were under attack by false teachers. Paul, whofounded these churches and led these first century Christians to faith is making adetailed defense of the gospel in his letter to them. In chapter 3 Paul is "neck deep" inhis detailed argument that we are saved justified before God and given the HolySpirit by faith and not by works...

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Open the Box/Book!

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Have we opened God's gifts? Do you know what God has in-store for you? ...

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Next Week’s Message: God’s Promise before the Law

We need to be grounded in God;s Word so we are deceived by false teachings. Our beliefs are under attack, and so are we!...

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Knowing the Bible can Save your Life!

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This is not a trivial question but a real, has consequences question, how well do you know The Bible?...

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Remember those in Prison

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We live in a free country, where the rule of law is present, correct? But do we really believe this? Aren't our rights slowly being removed, via code words, like hate speech? Let;s us be forever vigilant to make sure we remain free!...

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Next Week's Message - The Old Rugged Cross Galatians 3:1-14

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Can I earn my salvation by doing good deeds or works? Some will have us believe we need to do certain jobs or works to earn salvation, but God through Jesus, gave it to us as a gift. WE are redeemed by the old rugged cross!...

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A FELLOWSHIP FREEZE

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Why do we go to church? Is it to pass the time or to be part of the body of Christ?...

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Next Week’s Message: Ruth: An Exemplary Woman

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Talk about strong women, The Book of Ruth is a story of love, redemption and of God's everlasting grace, shown through the eyes of a young woman who was a widow, poor and a foreigner....

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Depths of Sin

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Are we aware of our salvation and forgiveness? Do we recognize Jesus' sacrifice for us and His complete and total forgiveness?...

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GOALS IN THE RACE OF LIFE

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What is your life's goal? Do we have goals? What are our goals?...

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Next Week’s Message: Father Abraham Had Many Sons... Galatians 3:6-9

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There are may churches but only one True God and Gospel, are we able to discern and tell the difference?...

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Next Week's Message: Extreme Makeover - Colossians 1:21-22

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Are you ready for a extreme makeover? Will you let God remake you in his image? Are you ready to be transformed in a way you could never imagine?...

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The Empty Tomb's Impact

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He is Risen! Jesus is alive and the tomb is empty. ...

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GOD HAD A DIFFERENT PLAN

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All things work together for good to those who love God. (Romans 8:28 NKJV) As a high school senior I had my heart set on an engineering career as my future goal. I had passed and met all the academic requirements for a Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps scholarship. The only thing I needed to do was pass the physical. I had an excellent chance for a full scholarship, f...

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AN ETERNAL LIFE AND DEATH DECISION

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Is my salvation free? Can I help my salvation by being good and doing good deeds? What I don't believe in God, but I am still a good person, can my good works and deeds save me?...

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Heaven's Roll Call

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Is your name inscribed in the book of life? If you meet Jesus, will your name be in the roll?...

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Next Week’s Message: Up from the Grave He Arose!

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Next week is Resurrection Sunday, cone joins and let's celebrate The Risen Savior, Jesus Christ....

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LESSONS FROM MUD PIES

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We are a product of our life experiences, what can one learn from making mud pies as a child? Read more to find out!...

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Next Week's Message- Justified by Faith Alone Galatians 2:15-16

Dear Friends, Living the Christian life is simple. It's not easy, but God has made it uncomplicated for us. We have only two possible ways we can go. We can either walk by the Spirit or we will carry out the desires of the flesh. There is no middle ground; no neutral position we can take. Every person who places their faith in the Lord Jesus Christ for salvation has the...

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It Never Happened!

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Justification, What does this mean for me that I've been justified by Jesus' sacrifice? ...

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