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Don’t overlook Lasting Luke

1 Tim. 4:10-11 “For Demas hath forsaken me, having loved this present world, and is departed unto Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus unto Dalmatia. Only Luke is with me. Take Mark, and bring him with thee: for he is profitable to me for the ministry.” We all have probably heard a message from this passage about…

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What Kind of Illustrations Do You Use?

Luke 18:1 “And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint;” Jesus often used parables when He taught a lesson. I once heard someone say that a parable is “an earthly story with a Heavenly meaning”. Now Jesus could have impressed the people with…

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Redeeming the Time

Eph. 5:16-18 “Redeeming the time, because the days are evil. Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is. And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;” Time. There’s just never enough. Or is there? Most of us claim to be time poor, yet we seldom…

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Christmas Games

Ever have a Christmas party with your teenagers? Planning for this event can take awhile, so we decided to help you out. Having some Christmas games will help the Christmas Spirit. Here are two games you can download to help your Christmas party. Guess the Christmas Carol This is a great game for testing your…

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Away In A Manger Or King Of Your Heart?

Luke 2:16 “And they came with haste, and found Mary, and Joseph, and the babe lying in a manger.”           “Away in a Manger, no crib for a bed, the little Lord Jesus lay down His sweet head; the stars in the sky looked down where He lay, the little Lord Jesus…

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Proper Order of Music

Proper order is one of the most essential truths of the Christian life. The Bible teaches in 1 Corinthians 14:40 “Let all things be done in decently and in order” Our marriages and churches are two of the greatest examples of order. It is so important that the family have the order that God set…

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A Proclamation for Thanksgiving

Washington, D.C. October 3, 1863 By the President of the United States of America. A Proclamation. The year that is drawing towards its close, has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To these bounties, which are so constantly enjoyed that we are prone to forget the source from which they…

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YP Wishlist

As youth pastors try to do is make things fun for our teens, but as inexpensive as we can. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are great times to get amazing things for your youth Department. I have compiled a YP’s Wishlist for you with links and locations of the best deals for some awesome things…

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Forget The 40 Winks If You Didn’t Bring A Pillow.

It is while the Apostle Mark is dealing (under the direct inspiration of the Holy Spirit) with “Christ’s Enduring Majesty” that a person sees a peculiar object, that doesn’t normally go along with oars, nets, anchor, and sails with a fishing boat and that’s, “A PILLOW”.  (Both the Apostle Matthew, Matt . 8:23-27, and the…

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Prayers of Our Presidents: George H.W. Bush

“My first act as President is a prayer. I ask you to bow your heads. Heavenly Father, we bow our heads and thank You for Your love. Accept our thanks for the peace that yields this day and the shared faith that makes its continuance likely. Make us strong to do Your work, willing to…

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