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The Good, The Bad and The Ungodly

  The setting of Acts chapter 8 brings us to events that followed the martyrdom of Stephen and the spread of persecution throughout Jerusalem. It was time for at least one of the disciples of Jesus to move into action. Philip had decided to take the Gospel message to Samaria, the region of half-breeds, outcasts and idol worshipers. We are not told what inspired him to do so, but one thing is clear, he knew he must to do it. And it was a good thing he did because it was the......

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Free-Falling
January 29, 2018

Free-Falling

Is there really a time or season for “everything under the sun,” as the writer of Ecclesiastes 3:1 proclaims? If I say amen, does that give me permission to embrace a time of anxiety for...


Covered
January 26, 2018

Covered

Dr. Harry Ironside was a gift to the Church. He was a fine Bible teacher and theologian. He pastored Moody Church in Chicago from 1929-1948. He’s said to have preached nearly 7,000 sermons that reached...


Devoted to the Breaking of Bread
January 18, 2018

Devoted to the Breaking of Bread

Today’s reading is from James Montgomery Boice with questions I’ve developed from the text. Enjoy! “The third characteristic of the early Christian church was worship. There was “the breaking of bread” and “prayer.” “Breaking of...


Devoted to the Fellowship
January 16, 2018

Devoted to the Fellowship

Today’s reading is from James Montgomery Boice with questions I’ve developed from the text. Enjoy! “Not only did it devote itself to the apostles’ teaching, but the early church also devoted itself to fellowship at...





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One of the most poignant moments in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol has the ghost of Scrooge’s former business partner Jacob Marley paying him and uninvited visit. “You were always a good businessman,” Scrooge tells...

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