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Protecting our neighbor

“You shall not murder.” Exodus 20:13 The commandment against murder is one that most people feel they have kept but this is far from the truth. Believe it or not, in the biblical sense, we have all committed murder at … Continue reading

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Living together in faith

2 Corinthians 1:23-2:11 Nothing gives the devil more pleasure than to drive a wedge between God and his people. Second on Satan’s list is to set the brothers and sisters in Christ against one another. All too often, Satan uses … Continue reading

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The evidence of love

John 10:19-42 There is an old saying that suggests actions speak louder than words. When people say “I love you,” the evidence is not in their spoken words, but their acts of kindness. Absent of any display of affection or … Continue reading

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Have compassion

Matthew 15:29-39 They come from of nowhere; the lost and hungry, the forgotten and homeless. They appear on street corners, holding signs, asking for a hand out, begging for change. Others are drawn to churches, pleading for assistance with a … Continue reading

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The end is near

Luke 21:5-19, 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 Alongside the road there is an old VW van with a sign propped up against it; “Repent, the end is near!” The car in front of you in traffic has a bumper sticker warning that … Continue reading

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Friends

1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 We all have friends with whom we lost contact. Friendship is not just a relationship between people; it is also something that takes time and great effort to maintain. Quality friendships endure because those in such relationships … Continue reading

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Peace be with you

John 20:19-23 Isn’t it odd that, after all of the miracles Jesus’ disciples witnessed, and the authoritative teaching they received, none of them seemed to believe Jesus would be raised on the third day? Even before he was crucified, it … Continue reading

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