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Reputation Matters

III John 1
1 To my dear friend Gaius, whom I love in the truth. 2 Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well. 3 It gave me great joy when some believers came and testified about your faithfulness to the truth, telling […]

By |February 4th, 2015|Life & Ministry|3 Comments

The World or God?

1 John 2:15

“Do not love the world or anything in the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in them. 16 For everything in the world – the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life – comes not from the Father but from the world. 17 The world and its […]

By |October 2nd, 2014|Life & Ministry|3 Comments

Walking in Darkness

1John 2:7-11

7 Dear friends, I am not writing you a new command but an old one, which you have had since the beginning. This old command is the message you have heard. 8 Yet I am writing you a new command; its truth is seen in him and in you, because the darkness is passingand the true light is already […]

By |September 12th, 2014|Life & Ministry, Uncategorized|2 Comments

Can You Be Convicted of Being a Christian?

1 John 2:3-6

3 We know that we have come to know him if we keep his commands. 4 Whoever says, “I know him,” but does not do what he commands is a liar, and the truth is not in that person. 5 But if anyone obeys his word, love for God is truly made complete in them.This is how we know we are in him: 6 Whoever claims […]

By |September 5th, 2014|Life & Ministry|0 Comments

A Very Special Coupon

1 John 2:1-2

1 My dear children, I write this to you so that you will not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ, the Righteous One. 2 He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but also for the sins of the whole world.

I am excited […]

By |August 19th, 2014|Life & Ministry|0 Comments

Lightening the Load

1 John 1:8-10

8 “If we claim to be without sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us. 9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness. 10 If we claim we have not sinned, we make him out to be a liar and […]

By |August 9th, 2014|Life & Ministry|0 Comments

Walking Alone

1 John 1:5-7

5 This is the message we have heard from him and declare to you: God is light; in him there is no darkness at all. 6 If we claim to have fellowship with him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not live out the truth. 7 But if we […]

By |July 21st, 2014|Life & Ministry|0 Comments

Yamaha FJR – From Salvage to Salvation

Philippians 4:19

But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.

Three weeks ago my son was in need of some transportation in Chicago where he lives. He has been so good to us our whole lives and especially these past two years helping us out financially with his […]

By |July 9th, 2014|Life & Ministry, Uncategorized|10 Comments

Joy, and lots of it!

1 John 1:1-4

1 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. 2 The life appeared; we have seen it and testify to it, and we proclaim to you […]

By |July 8th, 2014|Life & Ministry, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are You Ready?

2 Peter 3:10-18

10 But the day of the Lord will come like a thief. The heavens will disappear with a roar;the elements will be destroyed by fire, and the earth and everything done in it will be laid bare.
11 Since everything will be destroyed in this way, what kind of people ought you to be? You ought […]

By |July 2nd, 2014|Life & Ministry|0 Comments