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Just worship …

”When you gather for worship, each one of you be prepared with something that will be useful for all: Sing a hymn, teach a lesson, tell a story, lead a prayer, provide an insight.” 1 Corinthians 14:26 Working in the … Continue reading

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Don’t let the church become a circus…

“We must not turn our religion into a circus as they did—“First the people partied, then they threw a dance.”1 Corinthians 10:6,7 I remember going to a small traveling circus as a kid, but can’t tell you much about it … Continue reading

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Worship …

“So bow to him in deep reverence, one and all! If you’re wise, you’ll most certainly worship him.” Job 37:24 Today I worshiped at the largest Baptist church in Florida—First Orlando Baptist Church–with a membership of over 14,000 people. I’ve … Continue reading

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Use talent to glorify God!

“Let’s march into his presence singing praises, lifting the rafters with our hymns!” Psalm 25:2 I learned to sing alto in the fifth grade in the youth choir at the small Lutheran church I attended. Pastor Anderson would sit by … Continue reading

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An anthill celebration …

“God sits high above the round ball of earth. The people look like mere ants. Isaiah 40: 21,2 Today an army of ants formed a huge anthill on some grass growing between a crack in a sidewalk. They looked like … Continue reading

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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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Dumb preaching …

“God in his wisdom took delight in using what the world considered dumb—preaching, of all things!—to bring those who trust him into the way of salvation.” 1 Corinthians 1:21 On September 11, 2001, our country was attacked by terrorists. Everyone … Continue reading

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Up on your feet!

“Up on your feet! Take a deep breath! Maybe there’s life in you yet.” Romans 3:2 My parents weren’t task masters, but they did have expectations from each of us four kids. One of them was to get up by … Continue reading

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Bored with worship?

“Don’t bore us with obsolete religion.That stuff means nothing to us.” Isaiah 30:11 While visiting my hometown, I took my niece, who was looking for a new church home, to the church I had belonged to before moving away. The … Continue reading

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Friday–Psalm of the Day

“God thunders across the waters, brilliant, his voice and his face, streaming brightness…Psalm 29:3 (The Message Bible) I look forward to Fridays–not because it is the last work day of the week or my official date day with Glen, but … Continue reading

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