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Evangelism: March 11, 2021


Acts 13:48 When the Gentiles heard this, they were glad and honored the word of the Lord; and all who were appointed for eternal life believed. This is in some ways a difficult passage. We don’t like the idea of … Continue reading

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Dinner Invitation; March 4, 2021


Matthew 22:14 “For many are invited, but few are chosen.” This is a famous saying of Jesus, but generally quoted out of context. The deciding point in whether someone was chosen was very simply their acceptance of the invitation. It … Continue reading

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Missions; February 14, 2021


Isaiah 66:19 “I will set a sign among them, and I will send some of those who survive to the nations–to Tarshish, to the Libyans and Lydians (famous as archers), to Tubal and Greece, and to the distant islands that … Continue reading

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The Invitation; January 12, 2021


Revelation 22:17  The Spirit and the bride say, “Come!” And let him who hears say, “Come!” Whoever is thirsty, let him come; and whoever wishes, let him take the free gift of the water of life. I know I’ve written … Continue reading

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The Work of a Priest; November 9, 2020


Romans 15:15-16 I have written you quite boldly on some points, as if to remind you of them again, because of the grace God gave me to be a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles with the priestly duty … Continue reading

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Evangelism; September 25, 2020


Psalm 67:1-2 May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face shine upon us, that your ways may be known on earth, your salvation among all nations. It is refreshing to have such a “Great Commission” … Continue reading

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Evangelism; September 20, 2020


2 Chronicles 30:9 “If you return to the Lord, then your brothers and your children will be shown compassion by their captors and will come back to this land, for the Lord your God is gracious and compassionate. He will … Continue reading

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Racial Discrimination; September 2, 2020


Acts 10:34-35 Then Peter began to speak: “I now realize how true it is that God does not show favoritism but accepts men from every nation who fear him and do what is right.” This was indeed a momentous revelation … Continue reading

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Evangelism; August 31, 2020


Acts 8:4 Those who had been scattered preached the word wherever they went. This verse first struck me a long time ago. This was the response to significant, organized persecution in Jerusalem, energized by Saul of Tarsus, as it explains … Continue reading

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Evangelism; August 14, 2020


Luke 10:16 “He who listens to you listens to me; he who rejects you rejects me; but he who rejects me rejects him who sent me.” This verse can be both an encouragement and a frustration to those actively involved … Continue reading

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