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The Spotless Lamb
“Look, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!” — John 1:2 There is a ridge that runs parallel to the Kidron Valley just east of the city of Jerusalem and the Temple Mount. It rises so...
Apr 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Variety, variety, variety
Life can sometimes be hard when you live in a world that is filled with people who have their own thoughts, likes and dislikes. Wouldn’t it be wonderful to live in a world were everyone thought lik...
Apr 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Moving from one season to another
Spring flowers are some of my favorites, partially because they signal a time of change. On my day off this week, I trimmed some of the last of my spring flowers. Yet with the end of these flowers ...
Mar 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christ in the Passover
Rich Robinson of Jews for Jesus will recreate the traditional Passover service and explain how it foreshadowed Jesus’ death and resurrection in a presentation called, “Christ in the Passover” at Ad...
Mar 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Lost Generation
I held a candy bar in my hand on a windy afternoon in Patterson. Laughter and conversations of middle school students seemed to drown out the birds flying overhead, and the anticipation of many aft...
Mar 11, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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Broken
The big ugly vase could not have been that expensive. You’ve seen them. Walk into a furniture store and they’re standing in the living settings. It’s skinny and not very brightly colored. Some have...
Mar 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
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Under His wings
Feb 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
When the storms of life surround you, where do you tend to run for help? When you find yourself in a time of need, to whom do you turn for assistance? When you are filled with doubt or confusion, w...
What good is it if a man gains the whole world but losses his own soul?
Feb 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 123 123 recommendations | email to a friend
Do you believe in life after death?
Men invited to prayer breakfast
Feb 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
The next Men’s Prayer Breakfast is set for 8 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22 at Patterson Covenant Church, 4353 W. Las Palmas Ave. Teenagers and men of the community are invited to the breakfast, which w...
Do you need room for milk?
Feb 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
There are two things I do every day before I start my day; having a time for personal devotion and having a cup of coffee. Sometimes, during the middle of day, I go to a coffee shop and order my co...
Love your neighbor
Feb 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
The theme for this year’s ecumenical prayer breakfast was Love, specifically on loving our neighbor. Jesus addressed this subject in response to a religious lawyer’s question when asked, “Which is ...
Priorities
Jan 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 161 161 recommendations | email to a friend
“I will follow you, Lord,” Luke 9:61 Are your priorities straight? An article by B. Clayton Bell in Preaching magazine several years ago told of a couple in Atlanta who read that ‘My Fair Lady’ was...
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