Monthly Archives: November 2014

Thanksgiving Tradition Up in Smoke

I Thessalonians 5:18 “give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”   I guess every family has some sort of Thanksgiving tradition even if it is the tradition of refusal to have Thanksgiving. … Continue reading

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING

HAPPY THANKSGIVING TO ALL!!! From Steve & Shirley

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Lessons My Children Need to Learn from Ferguson

My grand nephew, a United Methodist pastor and a Army Chaplain, shared this post this morning with these words: “I wish every person in America could read this.” It is thought out and very well written. I want to help share … Continue reading

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Ferguson, Act II

Psalm 122:6-8 …6Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: “May they prosper who love you. 7″May peace be within your walls, And prosperity within your palaces.” 8For the sake of my brothers and my friends, I will now say, “May peace … Continue reading

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Gears, Lights, Pills and Basketball

Matthew 6:25-27 25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? 26 … Continue reading

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The Reluctant Confirmand

Matthew 28:18-20 …18And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. 19″Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father … Continue reading

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You Raise Me Up

1 Peter 5:6 Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time.   In yesterday’s post “I’ll Remember You” I wrote about visiting my uncle Charles Martin in the Hospice unit in Wentworth. … Continue reading

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I’ll Remember You

Philippians 1:3-7a 3 I thank my God every time I remember you. 4 In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy 5 because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, … Continue reading

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Ferguson’s Frustration

Galatians 3:28 ESV There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. (My understanding of this passage and the whole of the Gospels … Continue reading

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Passing The Torch

II Timothy 1:2-7 Steve Martin 2 To Timothy, my dear son: Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. 3 I thank God, whom I serve, as my ancestors did, with a clear conscience, as … Continue reading

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