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Sacrificial Giving

Sacrificial Giving

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Have you ever wondered why God required the Jews to give 10% of their wealth as an offering or "tithe" in the Old Testament (Leviticus 27:30-32)? Firstly, the number “10” in Jewish numerology indicated integrity or maturity, but as far as proportion was concerned, 10% […]

3 Reasons to Become a Disciple

3 Reasons to Become a Disciple

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Every week after a sermon or Wednesday night, we offer an invitation. We may miss the significance of this opportunity because we do it so often. When we extend the invitation, we are encouraging people to become […]

Witness for Truth

Witness for Truth

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But you rejected the Holy and Just and asked that a murderer be granted you, but you killed the Prince of life, whom God raised from the dead, of which we are witnesses. – Acts 3:14-15 Peter and the apostles were not just witnesses of the resurrection (and they served as […]

Who is the greatest

Who is the greatest

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In the 1970s, heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali used to taunt his opponents by proclaiming "I am the greatest". It seems that Ali knew that deep down, many of us thought this about ourselves, but few would have the boldness or the ability to actually say it in public. To be […]

How to Measure Spiritual Success

How to Measure Spiritual Success

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When Paul, our eldest, was a boy, he worried that his younger sister Julia was taller than him. It was no use explaining to him that the normal growth pattern for kids their age was that girls grew faster, but, […]

Rewards of Repentance in the Bible

Rewards of Repentance in the Bible

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It seems that we often forget the true rewards of what the Bible refers to as repentance. The scriptures extol the virtues of faith, perseverance and doing good, but after careful reading, we discover […]

Slow to surrender to the Lord

Slow to surrender to the Lord

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Have you ever noticed that surrendering to the Lord is a slow process? It usually starts with the admission that He is God and you are not, something pretty obvious to the casual observer, but often there is a long, winding road of denial and resistance, before this truth finally…

Pray for my enemies?

Pray for my enemies?

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How should I pray for my enemies? In Matthew 5:44, Jesus tells his disciples that they must "pray for those who persecute you." This is a timely instruction for our nation, especially during these turbulent times, but have you ever wondered what praying for your enemies does? After all, they don't […]

Wait on God Trust Him

Wait on God Trust Him

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Learn to Trust, Wait on God One of the hardest things to do sometimes is “nothing”. We are people of action and if things don't happen, we make them happen. Jacob, son of Isaac, was like that. He had been promised a blessing from the Lord when he was born, but he became impatient […]

Jesus was rejected by his brothers

Jesus was rejected by his brothers

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What to do when they don't accept you? One of the hardest things to experience in life is rejection. And one of the most painful rejections is when your family rejects you because of […]

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