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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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Next Week’s Message Running the Race of Freedom Galatians 5:7-12

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Are we eligible to run the race with Christ? In ancient Greece, athletes had to be Greek citizens to be eligible to compete in the games, are we citizens of God to run His race?...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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ONE FOGGY NIGHT

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I will seek the one I love. (Song of Solomon 3:2 NKJV) Ealry on in my carrer I worked the evening shift in a chemical engineering plant in Wilmington, Delaware. During this time I was also courting Pauline, who became my wife, I know, I am a romantic! and one night she borrowed my car and was going to pick me up when my shift was done. A deep fog had settled over the ar...

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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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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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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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Dedication and Forgiveness

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God calls us to forgive our transgressors, can we forgive those who hurt us? Can we forgive the person who hurt one of our loved ones?...

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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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UNFINISHED CONSTRUCTION

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In God we are complete, without him, we are unfinished....

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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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It starts with a small seed

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Did you know the mustard seed is one of the smallest if not the smallest seed, yet when it blossoms and fully grows a huge tree now stands....

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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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