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Prayers of Our Presidents: Ronald Reagan

“To preserve our blessed land we must look to God… It is time to realize that we need God more than He needs us… We also have His promise that we could take to heart with regard to our country, that “If my people, which are called by my name shall humble themselves, and pray…

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The Parent’s Hope

Jeremiah 31:16 “Thus saith the LORD; Refrain thy voice from weeping, and thine eyes from tears: for thy work shall be rewarded, saith the LORD; and they shall come again from the land of the enemy.” The verse above is one of three verses that encourages Israel not to give up in captivity because God…

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Choosing Friends for Life and Ministry

John 15:13-14 says, “Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you.” We will find no greater example or case-study in Christian friendship than we will find as we study the life of Christ. Jesus was…

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Watch What You Watch!

II Timothy 2:16 – “But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more ungodliness.” This will not be popular with many, but the truth is still the truth. I believe there is an epidemic raging about in the lives of not just Christians, but preachers as well. I will spare you the…

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Getting Your Teens To Bible College

Proverbs 22:6 “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” Imagine it’s promotion Sunday at your church, and in walks the up and coming junior high class. This class of sixth or seventh graders are fresh meat. They have no clue about…

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The Language of Skinny Jeans

Clothing is a form of language. It is a “social message,” a fashion “statement.” Wikipedia defines fashion as “a prevailing mode of expression.” The report acknowledges that “every article of clothing carries a cultural and social meaning” and observes that “humans must know the code in order to recognize the message transmitted.” American fashion designer…

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Beautiful

Romans 10:14-15 “How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher? And how shall they preach, except they be sent? as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of…

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The Spiritual Youth Group

Romans 16:1-6 The early church had to be close to each other because they were often ostracized from their family and society. Like many today who leave cultish religions, the early church only had each other as family. It was important for the health of the church that the members of the early church family…

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How To Build A Great Sunday School

I believe in building a great Sunday School, and you can anywhere in the world. It may not be many , but it can be a great Sunday School anyway. I would like to give you 6. points for building a great Sunday School: 1. Faith in the Word of God. Your teachers have to…

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Jealousy

Jealousy. The urban dictionary calls it the green-eyed monster. Also known as envy, jealousy has ruined relationships of every type One young man is jealous of another because he runs faster or jumps higher. A young lady is jealous of another young lady because her hair is naturally fuller or she is taller. Even preachers…

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