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God Wants ALL of ME: My MIND (Romans 12:2)

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Lord of My MIND

God Wants ALL of ME:  My MIND (Romans 12:2)

God saves us to make us completely new. True Christianity involves giving God our body as a living sacrifice (the first lesson in this series) and allowing God to renew our MIND as well. God is to be the Lord of our thoughts as well as our bodies. He desires to prevent us from being programmed by the world, and instead to fill our minds with what is good, acceptable, and perfect. That is God’s will for us. (This is the second of a four-part series on Romans 12.)

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Timeline of Truth: God Promises to Be With Joshua (Joshua 1:1-9)

Thursday, February 1st, 2018

Joshua is now in charge of leading Israel.  God gives him a special message, commanding him to be strong and to be of good courage.  He is to remember and meditate on God’s word, and through his obedience to the law, God promises him good success.  It is a lesson for us that we cannot be successful in the Christian life without knowing and leaning on the Bible.

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Further Thoughts on Bible Reading

Sunday, December 31st, 2017

Here are some further benefits, pointers and considerations to ponder as you read through the Bible.

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9 Reasons You Need to Read the Word of God Every Day

Sunday, December 31st, 2017

Though not an exhaustive list, this study challenges us to read the Bible every day because we need to read it every day. Here are nine outstanding reasons for every believer to be reading God’s Word every day. Further, be encouraged to read through the entire Bible each year by means of the three benefits we receive by reading through the Bible every year.

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5 Practices of a Mature and Obedient Follower of Jesus

Sunday, January 12th, 2014

Doing works doesn’t make you a disciple of Jesus, but a disciple of Jesus will do these. Jesus has commanded us to do them. If we are believers and we are not practicing these things (or heading in that direction) we are either immature or we are disobedient.

G.R.O.W. with God – 4 Basic Principles of Christian Living

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

We can easily become so consumed with the details of life and Christian living that we miss the basics. We NEED these four essentials in order to live a Christian life. Period. (Given at our New Year’s Eve gathering.)