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This Sunday we continue our series on the First Letter of the Apostle John entitled, “Making Life Enjoyable”. We’ll discover the Second Key to enjoying life in the second chapter: something we all know even if we don’t always practice it. It’s an old concept but John helps us to understand that Jesus put a new spin on it—new even today!
So read 1 John 2:7-17 to prepare yourself for a frank discussion about the effects of Hate on not only our faith but our life as well. We’ll also look at Ephesians 6:10-18 and see what tools we might use to defend against those forces that encourage us to be haters. Continue reading
This Sunday we continue with the fourth message in our series “Faith That WORKS!” and take a close look at James 1:27-2:13. This passage contains what some scholars call “The Parable of the Nearsighted Usher” and is a scathing indictment of how churches inappropriately react to different types of people. James puts some Biblical Spectacles on us! Continue reading
[Editor’s Note: I think it is important to make sure everyone understands our limitations and to establish boundaries. I wrote the article below to put in the newsletter of the church I now serve, Grace Presbyterian in Spring Hill, Florida. … Continue reading