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Returning to church …

“Your worship must engage your spirit in the pursuit of truth…those who are simply and honestly themselves before him in their worship.” John 4:23-24 During my two-month stay with my daughter Susan in Bloomington, I chose to take a sabbatical … Continue reading

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Going to church?

“Observe the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Work six days and do everything you need to do. But the seventh day is a Sabbath to God, your God.” Exodus 20:8-10 The Fourth Commandment has always been one of the … Continue reading

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Show how much you care …

“I’m sick of your fund-raising schemes, your public relations and image making.” Amos 5:21 Can you believe God was talking about the church?  Thanksgiving and Christmas are targets for turkey dinner and bazaars as fundraisers. The harvest is in, women’s groups have … Continue reading

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Prayer, Please — Daily Meditation Moment

“Are you hurting? Pray. Do you feel great? Sing. Are you sick? Call the church leaders together to pray…. Believing-prayer will heal you, and Jesus will put you on your feet.” James 5:13,14 (The Message Bible) While away from my … Continue reading

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Monkey See, Monkey Do — Daily Meditation Moment

[Paul said] “I am getting the picture that when you meet together it brings out your worst side instead of your best!” 1 Corinthians 11:17 (The Message Bible) The people of Corinth lost sight of the purpose for celebrating the … Continue reading

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Bring them and Bore Them — Daily Meditation Moment

May 4 “From the four corners of the earth people are coming to their senses, are running back to GOD.” Psalm 22:27 (The Message Bible) According to the empty pews on Sunday morning in churches all over the world, people … Continue reading

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