A PRECLUSION FOR LONELINESS

Community is about inclusion. Think about Martin Luther King, Jr.’s  speech in 1963 in front of the Lincoln Memorial.  It was about inclusion of people of color along with elimination of the manacles of segregation and chains of discrimination. Lack of inclusion creates loneliness. With our schedules the way they...

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WEARY IN DOING GOOD

Galatians 6:9-10 “Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers.” If anything...

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PEACE THAT PASSES UNDERSTANDING

2 Thessalonians 3:16 “Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times in every way.”   God doesn’t intend for His peace to be an infrequent surprise. Additionally, peace is a fruit of the Spirit. Galatians 5:22 “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness,...

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WHEN JOY IS NOT POSSIBLE

The past couple of years have been challenging, in some cases, trying us to the very core of our being. Every single one of us has faced trials and hardships. Some of us have faced loss. Some of us have faced grave injustice. In these moments, our souls feel squeezed...

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THE HOPE OF ALL MANKIND

The advent season is here, and one of the most wonderful things about this time of year is the reminder of the hope we have in Christ. Hope is a desire for something, but it also has an expectation of fulfillment.  Hope in the context of Jesus’ first coming provides so...

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GROWTH OF FAITH

Matthew 17:20 He replied, “Because you have so little faith. I tell you the truth, if you havefaith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.” In his sermon, Pastor Harry showed...

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