Jesus Said It

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But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.Hebrews 11:6(KJV)

The eleventh chapter of Hebrews is all about faith. It begins: Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

Then it goes on to list all these giants of faith, like a whose who of the Old Testement. Every few verses start with: By faith Able, By faith Enoch, By faith Noah, By faith Abraham, By faith Sarah, and on and on; listing these great people who had great faith to believe what God said. Even if they didn’t see it come to pass in their own lifetime, they still believed God over their circumstances.

I grew up the oldest of three little girls . We…

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A Blessed Rest

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“If you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.” Proverbs 3:24

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My first experience of true faith took place around the age of 6 years old in a dark parking lot outside of Logan’s Steakhouse. I will never forget it…we had stood around waiting for our table, eating peanuts and throwing the shells on the floor. Very kid friendly, but I wasn’t having much fun.

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Fig Tree Faith

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Mathew 21:21-22 Jesus replied, “Truly I tell you, if you have faith and do not doubt, not only can you do what was done to the fig tree, but also you can say to this mountain, ‘Go, throw yourself into the sea,’ and it will be done. 22 If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer.”

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Mathew 8:26  Jesus responded, “Why are you afraid? You have so little faith!” Then he got up and rebuked the wind and waves, and suddenly there was a great calm.

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We Are The Deacons

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But as the believers rapidly multiplied, there were rumblings of discontent. The Greek-speaking believers complained about the Hebrew-speaking believers, saying that their widows were being discriminated against in the daily distribution of food. So the Twelve called a meeting of all the believers. They said, “We apostles should spend our time teaching the word of God, not running a food program. And so, brothers, select seven men who are well respected and are full of the Spirit and wisdom. We will give them this responsibility. Then we apostles can spend our time in prayer and teaching the word.” Everyone liked this idea, and they chose the following: Stephen (a man full of faith and the Holy Spirit), Philip, Procorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas, and Nicolas of Antioch (an earlier convert to the Jewish faith). These seven were presented to the apostles, who prayed for them as they laid their hands on…

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Get Your Serve On

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serve-day-2016Once a year there are thousands of people, from several churches that join together in spirit, on a chosen day to serve their local communities.Untitled1It’s called Serve Day! It’s an awesome opportunity to bless others.

You’ve probably heard the quote, “show me the money.” Well, this is a day when people get to show others the love. I get really excited about seeing people light up when they know someone cares, so I was pumped.

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Sing It Out

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                                                                        Sing a song of:

…the action of saving or being saved from sin, error, or evil.

Boaz, in the story of Ruth, was a REDEEMER:  a purchaser of freedom, a payer of debt, a successor of great wealth, a reliever of pain and suffering, a savior to a broken life, a provider of security and safety, a man of noble action, a covenant keeper, a commitment enabler, a light in darkness, a burden carrier, a maker of new hope, a creator of purpose, a lover to a lonely heart, a singer of a new song…..Selah!

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