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Praying for Monica

“Open my eyes, that I may behold  wondrous things out of your law.  I am a sojourner on the earth;  hide not your commandments from me!” Psalm 119: 18-19 (ESV)  To sojourn is to stay somewhere temporarily. It is being somewhere on purpose yet knowing that place is not the final destination. The Psalmist says here that his sojourn is on the earth. All of the earth, the Psalm teaches, is...

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Posted by Jason Simon

The Greatest Issues of Our Time

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What are the greatest issues of our time? With election season upon us, questions such as this are common to hear and think about. Polls show typical answers to be healthcare, safety, personal freedoms and liberties, breakdown of the family unit, hunger, job security and extremism - to name a few. We see inequality in our communities and disparities in how we are treated based on our socioeconomic status, the...

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Never Stop Learning to Pray

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We never stop learning to pray. Our conversations with God change in their tone and language over the seasons. He speaks and we speak. He listens and we listen. Yet we speak and listen differently in different seasons of life.  James 5:13-16 (NCV) says, “Anyone who is having troubles should pray. Anyone who is happy should sing praises. Anyone who is sick should call the church’s elders. They should pray for and pour oil on the person in the name of the Lord...

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Posted by Kathy Raines with 2 Comments

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