Proper Credentials
True Success
The LORD, the LORD, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness.
Exodus 34:6

1The LORD said to Moses, "Chisel out two stone tablets like the first ones, and
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What's Your Song?
What’s Your Song?

Today's Scripture & Insight:
Deuteronomy 31:15–22

15Then the LORD appeared at the tent in a pillar of cloud, and the cloud stood over the entrance to the tent. 16And the LORD said to Moses: "You are going to rest with you
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God's Footprints
Psalm 104:24

Today's Scripture & Insight:
Psalm 104:24–35

24 How many are your works, LORD!
In wisdom you made them all;
the earth is full of your creatures.
25 There is the sea, vast and spacious,
teeming with creatures beyo
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God's perfect timing
Recently I came across a true story that happened during the Holocaust of the Second World War.
Solomon Rosenberg, his wife and their 2 sons were arrested, together with Rosenburg's mother and father for the crime of being Jews. They were
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Mothers Day 2020
Communion Meditation

At a church on Mother's Day May 9th, a woman named Judy, a mother herself, shared the following meditation at the Lord's Table.

Probably all of us at some time in our lives have dropped a stone into a clear pool of water an
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Contentment 4.3.20
Scripture Reading — Luke 22:7-20 7 Then came the day of Unleavened Bread on which the Passover lamb had to be sacrificed. 8 Jesus sent Peter and John, saying, “Go and make preparations for us to eat the Passover.”
9 “Where do you want us to
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Communion Meditation:
There is a curious consistency—almost—in the Old Testament concerning offerings made to God. Anything made of grain which was to be presented to the Lord was to be unleavened—for as our Lord used it, leaven (yeast) is sy
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Keeping the Fire going
When I mention fire, what comes to mind? We all know what the word means and that often a picture comes to mind before an actual meaning of the word, but I was curious anyway so I looked it up. Some of Webster’s definitions for fire are
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Rekindling our fire
When we accept Christ as Savior, and confess that we are powerless over our sins, and need a Savior to deliver us from our own selves; at that moment a fire is installed within us. A fire that wants more of Him; a fire that is hungry for the Word of
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Philip'sEaster Egg Story
Philip’s Egg An Easter Story
I want to share a story of a young child named Philip. It was shared by Marrion D Hanks. Here is the story as he told it.

As Easter time approaches, let me share with you the tender story of an eleven-year-old boy
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He is Risen Easter Sunday 4.12.20
Communion Meditation:
Luke tells about the two men on the road to Emmaus. The village of Emmaus was approximately 7 miles from Jerusalem. The fact that Jesus showed up on that road at all blows a hole in the theory that He never really died He jus
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Palm Sunday
Psalm 107:8
8Let them give thanks to the LORD for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for mankind,
Communion Meditation
We come to the communion table in so many different ways this morning. Some are sitting on a sofa, some at a kitchen ta
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I will never leave you Hebrews 13:5
This natural world we live in, outside of the Kingdom of God, is ruled by the fear of death. People who don't know the lord have not yet been delivered from the power of that fear. Now I want to take it a step further and say:

The fear of death
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Todays Sermon in text
Folks I have to tell you that even though we have not met and will not be meeting for at least another 3 weeks or more I have been thrilled to have talked, via phone, text, e-mail, fb live and even letter with every person in the church that could be
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John 1:1-18
JOHN 1:1-3 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was in the beginning with God. 3 All things were made through Him, and without Him not even one thing was made that has been made.
1. First a practica
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Can I have a minute of your time
Welcome to this edition of “Can I have a minute of your time”?

Romans 5:3-4 3 Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; 4 perseverance, character; and character, hope.

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Let them give thanks to the LORD for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for mankind,
Psalm 107:8

John 11: 17-27
17 On his arrival, Jesus found that Lazarus had already been in the tomb for four days. 18 Now Bethany was less than two mile
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Expect the unexpected
It was really good to see a few people out this morning. This is a summary of the morning message. Please have your Bible available so you can read the corresponding scripture. We will also have this posted on our website under "devotions" you c
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God takes away our sin
God is awesome. Listen to this, I found this to be fascinating at least it was for me. The word sin or inquity and the word transgression is used in Micah 7:18 18Who is a God like you, who pardons sin and forgives the transgression of the remnant o
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Daily awseome
It doesn't take a great deal of time when you are reading scripture to come up with a question or two, three, four or ten does it? This is why the Word of God encourages us to study in II Timothy 2:15. Questions are merely an opportunity to grow in
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Demonstrating Grace
Micah 7:18-20
18Who is a God like you, who pardons sin and forgives the transgression of the remnant of his inheritance? You do not stay angry forever but delight to show mercy. 19You will again have compassion on us; you will tread our sins underfo
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Becoming a master at following the Master
13You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love. 14For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: "Love your neighbor as yourself." 15If
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Don't Condemn
I John 3:19-24
19This is how we know that we belong to the truth and how we set our hearts at rest in his presence: 20If our hearts condemn us, we know that God is greater than our hearts, and he knows everything. 21Dear friends, if our hearts do no
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What do you want me to do for you
Mark 10:46-52
46Then they came to Jericho. As Jesus and his disciples, together with a large crowd, were leaving the city, a blind man, Bartimaeus (which means "son of Timaeus"), was sitting by the roadside begging. 47When he heard that it was Jesus
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More Than Words
Romans 8:22-27
22 We know that the whole creation has been groaning as in the pains of childbirth right up to the present time. 23 Not only so, but we ourselves, who have the first fruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for our ado
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By Faith
Hebrews 11:8-16
8By faith Abraham, when called to go to a place he would later receive as his inheritance, obeyed and went, even though he did not know where he was going. 9By faith he made his home in the promised land like a stranger in a foreign
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I want Patience....NOW!!!
Psalm 70
Hasten, O God, to save me;
come quickly, LORD, to help me.
2 May those who want to take my life
be put to shame and confusion;
may all who desire my ruin
be turned back in disgrace.
3 May those who say to me, “Aha! Aha!
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Daniel 4:28-37
28 All this happened to King Nebuchadnezzar. 29 Twelve months later, as the king was walking on the roof of the royal palace of Babylon, 30 he said, “Is not this the great Babylon I have built as the royal residence, by my mighty po
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I Can't Wait!
Psalm 13
How long, LORD? Will you forget me forever?
How long will you hide your face from me?
2 How long must I wrestle with my thoughts
and day after day have sorrow in my heart?
How long will my enemy triumph over me?
3 Look on
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ABBA Father
Mark 9:14-29
14 When they came to the other disciples, they saw a large crowd around them and the teachers of the law arguing with them. 15 As soon as all the people saw Jesus, they were overwhelmed with wonder and ran to greet him.
16 “What are
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Is that a piano that I hear?
I Corinthians 15: 1-8

15 Now, brothers and sisters, I want to remind you of the gospel I preached to you, which you received and on which you have taken your stand. 2 By this gospel you are saved, if you hold firmly to the word I preached to you.
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The Power of God
Psalm 29
Ascribe to the LORD, you heavenly beings,
ascribe to the LORD glory and strength.
2 Ascribe to the LORD the glory due his name;
worship the LORD in the splendor of his holiness.
3 The voice of the LORD is over the waters;
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We Win!!!
1 Corinthians 15:50-58
50 I declare to you, brothers and sisters, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God, nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable. 51 Listen, I tell you a mystery: We will not all sleep, but we will all be ch
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We have nothing to fear!
Ephesians 3:14-19
14For this reason I kneel before the Father, 15from whom every family in heaven and on earth derives its name. 16I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, 17so t
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God vs. Hurt
Matthew 4:23-5:12
23 Jesus went throughout Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom, and healing every disease and sickness among the people. 24 News about him spread all over Syria, and people brought to him a
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True Riches
Luke 12:22-34
22 Then Jesus said to his disciples: “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat; or about your body, what you will wear. 23 For life is more than food, and the body more than clothes. 24 Consider the raven
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Someone is praying for you....really!
Romans 8:22-34
22 We know that the whole creation has been groaning as in the pains of childbirth right up to the present time. 23 Not only so, but we ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for our adopt
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Going through Trials
James 1:2-12
2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. 4 Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete,
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Connecting the Dots
Luke 24: 13-32
13 Now that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem. 14 They were talking with each other about everything that had happened. 15 As they talked and discussed these things with each
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Our Daily Bread
Luke 10:38- 11:4
38 As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him. 39 She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what he said. 40 But Martha was dis
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God's Provision
Exodus 16:11-31

11 The LORD said to Moses, 12 “I have heard the grumbling of the Israelites. Tell them, ‘At twilight you will eat meat, and in the morning you will be filled with bread. Then you will know that I am the LORD your God.’”
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The Ultimate Sacrifice
Galatians 4:1-7
4 What I am saying is that as long as an heir is underage, he is no different from a slave, although he owns the whole estate. 2 The heir is subject to guardians and trustees until the time set by his father. 3 So also, when we were
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Seeking Perfection
Romans 3: 20-26
20 Therefore no one will be declared righteous in God’s sight by the works of the law; rather, through the law we become conscious of our sin.
21 But now apart from the law the righteousness of God has been made known, to which th
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Weeds are not always weeds
Genesis 3:14-19New International Version (NIV)
14 So the LORD God said to the serpent, Because you have done this,
Cursed are you above all livestock
and all wild animals!
You will crawl on your belly
and you will eat dust
all the
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Pray For AND With
Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long as ever you can.
John Wesley
If you are too busy to pray, you are busier than
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However God has dealt with us, he has dealt with us better than we deserve; and all in love, and for our good. -Matthew Henry-
Psalm 119:65-80
Do good to your servant
according to your word, LORD.
66 Teach me knowledge and good judgment,
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It's all perception.....depending on what you see
Its all perception depending on what you see!
Its amazing to me that I view something as impossible, then I see it happen!
Just when you have determined that the thing you want or need to happen is never going to take place God has a way of sayi
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The information in this devotion comes from sources that are much more intelligent than I.

A church sign boldly put out the message Dont let worry kill you, let the church help
It is human nature to worry. But why do we worry?
1. Because
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I can't Handle It
Matthew 26: 36-46
36 Then Jesus went with his disciples to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to them, Sit here while I go over there and pray. 37 He took Peter and the two sons of Zebedee along with him, and he began to be sorrowful and troub
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A Solid Foundation
Matthew 7:21-27
21 Not everyone who says to me, Lord, Lord, will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. 22 Many will say to me on that day, Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name and
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Joy Comes in the Morning!
John 16: 17-24
17 At this, some of his disciples said to one another, What does he mean by saying, In a little while you will see me no more, and then after a little while you will see me, and Because I am going to the Father? 18 They kept ask
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Trials a reason to celebrate?
James 1: 2-12
2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters,[a] whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. 4 Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and compl
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Potter and the Clay
2 Corinthians 4: 7-12
7 But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us. 8 We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; 9 persecuted, but not abandone
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If God gives it to us. we should take it right?
Numbers 13:25 -14:19
25 At the end of forty days they returned from spying out the land. 26 And they came to Moses and Aaron and to all the congregation of the people of Israel in the wilderness of Paran, at Kadesh. They brought back word to them an
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A Time for Everything
Ecclesiastes 3: 1-13
3 There is a time for everything,
and a season for every activity under the heavens:
2 a time to be born and a time to die,
a time to plant and a time to uproot,
3 a time to kill and a time to heal,
a t
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Stand Firm
2 Thessalonians 2:13-17 13 But we ought always to thank God for you, brothers and sisters loved by the Lord, because God chose you as firstfruits to be saved through the sanctifying work of the Spirit and through belief in the truth. 14 He called you
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Save us from ourselves
Jesus Saves
The heart of the Christian gospel is a person, not a church or a system of doctrines. The angel proclaimed: And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins. (M
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You cannot fix them if you cannot see them
Isaiah 6:1-8New International Version (NIV)
Isaiahs Commission
6 In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord, high and exalted, seated on a throne; and the train of his robe filled the temple. 2 Above him were seraphim, each with six wings:
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Be Still and know that I am God
Psalm 46:10
He says, Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.
There is a place in Tucson, AZ where people from all over the city go when they want to see the sunset. Its called G
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What are you lookin at?
James 1:19-27
23 Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like someone who looks at his face in a mirror 24 and, after looking at himself, goes away and immediately forgets what he looks like. 25 But whoever looks intently into
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In it but not of it
I Corinthians 15:33
33 Do not be misled: Bad company corrupts good character.
We are constantly being told how bad the world is, and make no mistake about it, it is bad. However, we are told by Jesus not to fear because he has overcome the wor
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