What is in thine hand?
It’s too hard! I am not qualified! I don’t have the training! I am not properly equipped! These are few of the common excuses that people may give when they realize that God wants them to serve him
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For Freedom
On the Fourth of July, when the rhetoric of freedom is so frequently used to celebrate national autonomy, when distinctions between citizenship and discipleship are so often blurred, it is importan...
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The Joy of the Journey
“That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked at and our hands have touched —­this we proclaim concerning the Word of life. The lif...
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Church leaders come together for Communitywide Service
Ministers who participated in the Apricot Fiesta Communitywide Service held on Saturday, May 31, at Patterson Covenant Church include (From left to right) Pastor Hercules Lofa, First Samoan Church;...
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Jesus is coming soon
Did you know that the Bible says, “For ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son (Jesus) of man cometh” (Matthew 25:13). It could be today or maybe tomorrow, possibly at 3 a.m. in the mo...
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A season of celebration
There is another season upon us as this edition of the Irrigator goes out. This season is one of celebration, marking a new beginning for a special group of our citizens. It also marks new challeng...
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Crows Landing Pentecost to celebrate 100 years in service
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The 100th anniversary of the Crows Landing Pentecost will be on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 30, 31 and June 1 at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church and the Crows Landing Pentecost Hall, both ...
Community-wide Worship Service
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The Patterson Ministerial Association will host a Community-Wide Service on Saturday May 31 from 6 to 7:15 p.m. at the Patterson Covenant Church, 435 W. Las Palmas Ave. At press time six churches a...
The Value of a Family Meal
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How often does your family sit down at the family table to have dinner together? When I was a young child, this was a daily activity. Everyone was involved in the process, from preparing the food t...
What does the Bible say about...?
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Tim was going to a university in California and had an opportunity to take a couple of classes as electives. One course looked intriguing. It normally wouldn’t even be in the university catalogue, ...
Your Spiritual GPS
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Modern day technology has provided some amazing advancements that make traveling easier, safer, and quicker. Some use a GPS system that is built into their car, while others use mapping programs in...
Place all your trust in the Lord
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“He won’t give us more than we can bare.” - 2 Cor 7:14 Some years ago, my wife took my eldest son to what we thought would be a routine examination. Just prior to us taking him, he had been complai...
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