Turning the Page on Reading

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Seasons. We see them in nature; there is winter, summer, spring, and fall. Having been born and raised in New England I am very familiar with the seasons. During each … Read More

Preaching Practices

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Preaching is an important activity, God uses it to get His word to people, both sinners and saints. In the Bible Noah is called “a preacher of righteousness” (2 Pet. … Read More

New People

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The church is made up of new people. At least that is the way it is supposed to be. The apostle Paul, writing to the church in Corinth, said that … Read More

I Am Pentecostal

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We live in a world in which labels are very important, a trip to the grocery store will make this clear. Virtually every item in the store has a label … Read More

Servants

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In 1 Corinthians 16:15 the apostle Paul made mention of “the household of Stephanas” (NIV). Stephanas was obviously the most prominent person in the group because the household was called … Read More

Ministerial Warnings

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Recently I was reading Acts 20. In this chapter, a good part of the text is devoted to the apostle Paul’s words to the elders of the church in Ephesus. … Read More

Remember and Move Forward

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The writer of the book of Hebrews describes the Christian life as a race (Heb. 12:1). It is that, and as the context indicates there are things that can weigh … Read More