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The Lord’s Other Prayer

We often refer to a familiar prayer in the Bible as the “Lord’s Prayer”. You know, the one that starts out, “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name…” Some scholars suggest that perhaps we should call that prayer the … Continue reading

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Unusual Messengers

Luke 2 tells us that an angel of the Lord appeared to shepherds and revealed to them that the Messiah, the Lord, had been born in Bethlehem. These shepherds hurried off to see for themselves what had happened, and they … Continue reading

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Between Thanksgiving and Christmas

This is an especially joyful time of year for most people. We have just spent time celebrating Thanksgiving, and now we look forward to commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior. One way we celebrate this time … Continue reading

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The Unhindered Gospel Message

The book of Acts concludes with these words about how Paul the apostle preached while under house arrest—“He proclaimed the kingdom of God and taught about the Lord Jesus Christ—with all boldness and without hindrance!” (Acts 28:31). An overview of … Continue reading

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The Gospel Presented

Have you ever noticed how the gospel was presented to a wide variety of people when the church first came into existence? A quick glance at the book of Acts shows us that God’s plan to save the world through … Continue reading

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Preaching the Word

This past September 29th marked the 30th anniversary of my first sermon. I was quite nervous as I delivered that sermon at the Clarksburg Church of Christ (now Clarksburg Christian Church). The text was from James 2 and the message … Continue reading

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Important Activity

The Bible uses several illustrations to point out the importance of bringing people to Jesus. In Luke 15:3-7, Jesus tells a parable about a lost sheep. The shepherd leaves the rest of the flock in order to find the one … Continue reading

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All Active

A couple of preachers got together for a cup of coffee one day. During the course of the conversation one minister asked the other, “How many people do you have in your church?” “About 100”, was the reply. “How many … Continue reading

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Fishing for People

It was after a quick fishing trip that Jesus called his first disciples to come and follow him. Luke records the event in chapter five of his gospel. People were crowding around Jesus as he taught the word of God, … Continue reading

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Pleasing Aroma

One of the many things I like about this time of year are the wonderful aromas that come from the various blooms of late springtime. I especially enjoy the fragrance of the honeysuckle that grows around the perimeter of our … Continue reading

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