Monthly Archives: March 2018

THE HOLY SPIRIT – BIG PICTURE!

Corinthians – Belief and Behavior   The church at large seems to be afraid or at least shy about talking about the wonderful gift of God’s Holy Spirit. Misuse has led to this fear. We need to let go of … Continue reading

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WHO’S FIRST?

Corinthians – Belief and Behavior   So, it was National Women’s Day yesterday. I scoff at the idea. Special days designed by worldly people to celebrate the obvious defy all logic to me in this world. What is the obvious?God … Continue reading

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HE WANTS US–ALL OR NOTHING

Corinthians – Belief and Behavior   A prince came to town looking for true love, someone who would love and accept him as much as he would love and accept her. He soon found her and offered her his promise … Continue reading

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THE CALLING AND COMPENSATION

Corinthians – Belief and Behavior   Randy and I felt truly called to be teachers in a public school environment. We were passionate about teaching kids. We worked hard in our young married lives with three children to accomplish the … Continue reading

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AVOID THE TRIP!

Corinthians – Belief and Behavior As parents of a toddler who is learning to walk, we work hard to take away all the obstacles in the room to avoid stumbling and tripping. We want them to have a clear path … Continue reading

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GOD DEFINES US

1 Corinthians – Belief and Behavior   To marry or not to marry is on the minds of many young adults seeking loving companionship. Randy and I have talked with many who are single seeking not to be single, to … Continue reading

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SPIRITUALLY APPROPRIATE

1 Corinthians – Belief and Behavior   What would happen if we really had the guts to talk out our disagreements in the most excellent way with hearts full of love, respect and care for each other. Shouldn’t this be … Continue reading

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UNACCEPTABLE

Corinthians – Belief and Behavior   You have heard it said from many Christians with a heart of love that we love the sinner but hate the sin. Why? Because we know God hates sin and cannot be in the … Continue reading

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MESSIAH’S MISFITS

1 Corinthians 4 – Belief and Behavior   There have been hundreds of books written about leadership. The church has tried to adopt what is written in the business world with application to God’s church in trying to manage and … Continue reading

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INSPECT THE FOUNDATION

1 Corinthians – Belief and Behavior   A few years ago a new hotel was being built near us. The location was superb. It was constructed within site of the busy interstate highway. There was only one problem. No one … Continue reading

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