The Sacrifice of Praise
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The Sacrifice of Praise

Life was going along in a nice steady pace of “normal”. Then within just a short period of time everything seemed to fall apart and we moved to a different state, left our home. Things just seemed to keep going wrong and getting worse. We found ourselves in the worst financial and emotional situation we’d … Continue reading

The Fallen: God’s Love for the Lowly & Downtrodden
Abortion / Adversity / Bullying / Confidence / Courage / Equality / Failure / Faith / Fear / Hope / Judging / Life / Love / Rejection / Self-Esteem / Suicide

The Fallen: God’s Love for the Lowly & Downtrodden

Fallen leaves. What do you see when you look at them? Some people see a mess of fallen, decaying dead little lawn-invaders. They sweep them, rake them, blow them, suck them up in lawn mower bags…but why? I see fallen leaves and I see things of beauty. They’re like jewels from heaven dropped down to … Continue reading

Out of Eden: Thoughts on Free Will, Salvation, & The Tree of Knowledge
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Out of Eden: Thoughts on Free Will, Salvation, & The Tree of Knowledge

Don’t think of an orange pumpkin. Did you? Why do you think that is? Maybe because of the power of suggestion. Maybe because we humans are rebellious creatures and have a tendency to do the exact things we’re not supposed to. The Forbidden Fruit It all started thousands of years ago back in the Garden … Continue reading

Grace Like Rain: The Amazing Grace of God
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Grace Like Rain: The Amazing Grace of God

Grace. It’s a word often used in the realm of Christianity, but do we really understand what it means? Do we realize the depth of it? Amazing Grace Grace is God’s infinite love and forgiveness of His children. Grace is the blood flowing down from the pierced body on the cross and washing away our … Continue reading

Operation Gideon: Finding Strength in Weakness
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Operation Gideon: Finding Strength in Weakness

This post article is also posted in the Gospel Blog by FEBC   Dr. Stanley brought out an interesting concept one Sunday, preaching about the story of Gideon.  Gideon was supposed to lead the Israelites against the Midianites.  Gideon had around 32,000 people with him, but the Lord said that was too many.  So the … Continue reading

Stairway to the Impossible: 3 Steps to Living Triumphantly
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Stairway to the Impossible: 3 Steps to Living Triumphantly

This post article is also posted in the Gospel Blog by FEBC “I am only one; but still I am one.  I cannot do everything; but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.”  ~ Edward Everett Hale[1] Step 1: Be … Continue reading