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Gospel Lesson — 10.04.2015

2 Some Pharisees came and tested him by asking, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?” 3 “What did Moses command you?” he replied. 4 They said, “Moses permitted a man to write a certificate of divorce and send her away.” 5 “It was because your hearts were hard that Moses wrote you this law,” Jesus […]


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Epistle Lesson — 10.04.2015

1 In the past God spoke to our ancestors through the prophets at many times and in various ways, 2 but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, and through whom also he made the universe. 3 The Son is the radiance of God’s glory and […]


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Silent Meditation — 10.04.2015

“Go forth today, by the help of God’s Spirit, vowing and declaring that in life – come poverty, come wealth, in death – come pain or come what may, you are and ever must be the Lord’s. For this is written on your heart, ‘We love Him because He first loved us.’” — Charles Spurgeon […]


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Watchword for the Week — 10.04.2015

I will proclaim your name to my brothers and sisters, in the midst of the congregation I will praise you. — Hebrews 2:12 Related posts: Watchword for the Week — 03.08.2015 Watchword for the Week — 02.15.2015 Watchword for the Week — 01.11.2015 Watchword for the Week — 08.17.2014 Watchword for the Week — 11.17.2013


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Watchword for the Week — 06.21.2015

O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever. — Psalm 107:1 Related posts: Watchword for the Week — 06.14.2015 Watchword for the Week — 08.25.2013 Time of Silence — 08.26.2012 Psalm of Praise — 07.15.2012 Watchwork for the Week — 06.24.2012


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Gospel Lesson — 06.14.2015

26 He also said, “This is what the kingdom of God is like. A man scatters seed on the ground. 27 Night and day, whether he sleeps or gets up, the seed sprouts and grows, though he does not know how. 28 All by itself the soil produces grain—first the stalk, then the head, then the full kernel […]


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Epistle Lesson — 06.14.2015

6 Therefore we are always confident and know that as long as we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord. 7 For we live by faith, not by sight. 8 We are confident, I say, and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord. 9 So we make […]


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Silent Meditation — 06.14.2015

“You are either becoming more like Christ every day or you are becoming less like Him. There is no neutral position in the Lord.” —Stormie Omartin Related posts: Silent Meditation — 06.07.2015 Silent Meditation — 05.03.2015 Silent Meditation — 03.08.2015 Silent Meditation — 03.01.2015 Silent Meditation — 01.11.2015


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Watchword for the Week — 06.14.2015

It is good to give thanks to the Lord, to sing praises to your name, O Most High. — Psalm 92:1 Related posts: Watchword for the Week — 05.10.2015 Watchword for the Week — 06.09.2013 Watchword for the Week — 09.09.2012 Psalm of Praise — 07.22.2012 Watchword of the Week — 06.17.2012


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Gospel Lesson — 06.07.2015

20 Then Jesus entered a house, and again a crowd gathered, so that he and his disciples were not even able to eat. 21 When his family heard about this, they went to take charge of him, for they said, “He is out of his mind.” 22 And the teachers of the law who came down from Jerusalem […]


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Epistle Lesson — 06.07.2015

13 It is written: “I believed; therefore I have spoken.” Since we have that same spirit of faith, we also believe and therefore speak, 14 because we know that the one who raised the Lord Jesus from the dead will also raise us with Jesus and present us with you to himself. 15 All this is for your […]


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Silent Meditation — 06.07.2015

“We who have turned our lives over to Christ need to know how very much He longs to eat with us, to commune with us. He desires a perpetual Eucharistic feast in the inner sanctuary of the heart.” — Richard J. Foster, Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth Related posts: Silent Meditation — […]


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Watchword for the Week — 06.07.2015

Lord, hear my voice! Let your ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications! — Psalm 130:2 Related posts: Watchword for the Week — 05.24.2015 Watchword for the Week — 05.10.2015 Watchword for the Week — 02.22.2015 Watchword for the Week — 01.11.2015 Watchword for the Week — 06.10.2012


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Gospel Lesson — 05.31.2015

3 Now there was a Pharisee, a man named Nicodemus who was a member of the Jewish ruling council. 2 He came to Jesus at night and said, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher who has come from God. For no one could perform the signs you are doing if God were not with him.” […]


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Epistle Lesson — 05.31.2015

12 Therefore, brothers and sisters, we have an obligation—but it is not to the flesh, to live according to it. 13 For if you live according to the flesh, you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the misdeeds of the body, you will live. 14 For those who are led by the Spirit […]


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Silent Meditation — 05.31.2015

“Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.” — Chuck Swindoll Related posts: Silent Meditation — 05.24.2015 Silent Meditation — 05.03.2015 Silent Meditation — 04.19.2015 Silent Meditation — 01.18.2015 Silent Meditation — 10.19.2014


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Watchword for the Week — 05.31.2015

Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts; the whole earth is full of his glory. — Isaiah 6:3 Related posts: Watchword for the Week — 05.10.2015 Watchword for the Week — 01.11.2015 Watchword for the Week — 07.20.2014 Watchword for the Week — 01.05.2014 Watchword for the Week — 06.03.2012


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Epistle Lesson — 05.24.2015

2 When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. 2 Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3 They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on each of them. 4 All […]


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Old Testament Lesson — 05.24.2015

37 The hand of the Lord was on me, and he brought me out by the Spirit of the Lord and set me in the middle of a valley; it was full of bones. 2 He led me back and forth among them, and I saw a great many bones on the floor of the valley, bones […]


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Silent Meditation — 05.24.2015

“When you strip it of everything else, Pentecost stands for power and life. That’s what came into the Church when the Holy Spirit came down on the day of Pentecost.” — David Wilkerson Related posts: Silent Meditation — 05.17.2015 Silent Meditation — 03.01.2015 Silent Meditation — 01.25.2015 Silent Meditation — 06.08.2014 Silent Meditation — 02.02.2014


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Watchword for the Week — 05.24.2015

O Lord, how manifold are your works! In wisdom you have made them all. — Psalm 104:24 Related posts: Watchword for the Week — 05.10.2015 Watchword for the Week — 02.22.2015 Watchword for the Week — 02.01.2015 Watchword for the Week — 01.11.2015 Watchword for the Week — 05.27.2012


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Gospel Lesson — 05.17.2015

6 “I have revealed you to those whom you gave me out of the world. They were yours; you gave them to me and they have obeyed your word. 7 Now they know that everything you have given me comes from you. 8 For I gave them the words you gave me and they accepted them. They knew […]


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Epistle Lesson — 05.17.2015

15 In those days Peter stood up among the believers (a group numbering about a hundred and twenty) 16 and said, “Brothers and sisters, the Scripture had to be fulfilled in which the Holy Spirit spoke long ago through David concerning Judas, who served as guide for those who arrested Jesus. 17 He was one of our number […]


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Silent Meditation — 05.17.2015

“Will God ever ask you to do something you are not able to do? The answer is yes–all the time! It must be that way, for God’s glory and kingdom. If we function according to our ability alone, we get the glory; if we function according to the power of the Spirit within us, God […]


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Watchword for the Week — 05.17.2015

Jesus says, “Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth.” — John 17:17 Related posts: Watchword for the Week — 05.03.2015 Watchword for the Week — 04.26.2015 Watchword for the Week — 04.12.2015 Gospel Lesson — 01.04.2015 Prayer of Jesus — 03.17.2013


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Gospel Lesson — 05.10.2015

9 “As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Now remain in my love. 10 If you keep my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commands and remain in his love. 11 I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that […]


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Epistle Lesson — 05.10.2015

5 Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and everyone who loves the father loves his child as well. 2 This is how we know that we love the children of God: by loving God and carrying out his commands. 3 In fact, this is love for God: to keep his commands. And […]


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Silent Meditation — 05.10.2015

“Look not back on yesterday so full of failure and regret. Look ahead and seek God’s way. All sin confessed you must forget.” — Dennis DeHaan Related posts: Silent Meditation — 04.19.2015 Silent Meditation — 04.12.2015 Silent Meditation — 03.01.2015 Silent Meditation — 02.08.2015 Silent Meditation — 01.05.2014


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Watchword for the Week — 05.10.2015

Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth; break forth into joyous song and sing praises. — Psalm 98:4 Related posts: Watchword for the Week — 05.25.2014 Watchword for the Week — 06.09.2013 Watchword for the Week — 09.09.2012 Psalm of Praise — 07.22.2012 Watchword for the Week — 05.13.2012


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Gospel Lesson — 05.03.2015

25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? 26 Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and […]


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Epistle Lesson — 05.03.2015

7 Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. 8 Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. 9 This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that […]


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Silent Meditation — 05.03.2015

You are the branches of the Lord Jesus Christ. If there is in your heart the consciousness that you are not a strong, healthy, fruit-bearing branch, not closely linked with Jesus, not living in Him as you should be—then listen to Him say: “I am the Vine, I will receive you, I will draw you […]


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Watchword for the Week — 05.03.2015

Jesus says, “Abide with me as I abide in you. Just as the branch cannot bear fruit by itself unless it abides in the vine, neither can you unless you abide in me.” — John 15:4 Related posts: Watchword for the Week — 04.12.2015 Gospel Lesson — 11.17.2013 Time of Silence — 10/13/2013 Gospel Lesson […]


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Gospel Lesson — 04.26.2015

11 “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. 12 The hired hand is not the shepherd and does not own the sheep. So when he sees the wolf coming, he abandons the sheep and runs away. Then the wolf attacks the flock and scatters it. 13 The man runs away […]


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Epistle Lesson — 04.26.2015

16 This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters. 17 If anyone has material possessions and sees a brother or sister in need but has no pity on them, how can the love of God be […]


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Silent Meditation — 04.26.2015

“How wonderful it is being a sheep in the flock of God. Our Shepherd is the one that created the grass that we need for pasture, He is the one that created the rivers and the waters, He is the one who holds everything in His hand and He is my Shepherd.” — Edmond Sanganyado […]


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Watchword for the Week — 04.26.2015

Jesus says, “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.” — John 10:11 Related posts: Watchword for the Week — 04.12.2015 Watchword for the Week — 02.15.2015 Gospel Lesson — 05.11.2014 Gospel Lesson — 04.29.2012 Watchword for the Week — 04.29.2012


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Gospel Lesson — 04.19.2015

36 While they were still talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” 37 They were startled and frightened, thinking they saw a ghost. 38 He said to them, “Why are you troubled, and why do doubts rise in your minds? 39 Look at my hands and my feet. It is […]


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Epistle Lesson — 04.19.2015

3 See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. 2 Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet […]


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Silent Meditation — 04.19.2015

“Anything under God’s control is never out of control.” — Charles Swindoll Related posts: Silent Meditation — 03.01.2015 Silent Meditation — 02.08.2015 Silent Meditation — 01.18.2015 Silent Meditation — 10.19.2014 Silent Meditation — 08.17.2014


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Watchword for the Week — 04.19.2015

See what love the Father has given us, that we should be called children of God; and that is what we are. — 1 John 3:1 Related posts: Watchword for the Week — 04.12.2015 Watchword for the Week — 04.05.2015 Watchword for the Week — 03.15.2015 Watchword for the Week — 03.08.2015 Watchword for the […]


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Gospel Lesson — 04.12.2015

19 On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jewish leaders, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you!” 20 After he said this, he showed them his hands and side. The disciples were overjoyed when they saw […]


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Epistle Lesson — 04.12.2015

32 All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had. 33 With great power the apostles continued to testify to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus. And God’s grace was so powerfully at work in them all 34 that there were […]


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Silent Meditation — 04.12.2015

“Do not strive in your own strength; cast yourself at the feet of the Lord Jesus, and wait upon Him in the sure confidence that He is with you, and works in you. Strive in prayer; let faith fill your heart-so will you be strong in the Lord, and in the power of His might.” […]


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Watchword for the Week — 04.12.2015

If we walk in the light as God is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin. — 1 John 1:7 Related posts: Watchword for the Week — 01.04.2015 Watchword for the Week — 06.29.2014 Watchword for the Week — 12.01.2013 Epistle […]


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Silent Meditation — 04.05.2015 – Sunrise Service

“The stone was rolled away from the door, not to permit Christ to come out, but to enable the disciples to go in.”  — Peter Marshall Related posts: Silent Meditation — 02.15.2015 Silent Meditation — 01.18.2015 Silent Meditation (Sunrise) — 04.20.2014 Silent Meditation (11:00 am service) — 03.31.2013 Silent Meditation (Sunrise Service) — 03.31.2013


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Watchword for the Week — 04.05.2015

But in fact Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who have died. — 1 Corinthians 15:20 Related posts: Watchword for the Week — 03.08.2015 Epistle Lesson — 03.01.2015 Epistle Lesson — 06.22.2014 Watchword for the Week — 12.16.2012 Watchword for the Week — 04.08.2012


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Silent Meditation — 03.29.2015

“Baruch haba b’shem ADONAI” “Blessed is HE who comes in the Name of the LORD!” — Mark 11:9 Related posts: Silent Meditation — 03.22.2015 Silent Meditation — 03.15.2015 Silent Meditation — 03.08.2015 Silent Meditation — 03.01.2015 Silent Meditation — 01.18.2015


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Watchword for the Week — 03.29.2015

Jesus said, “you will see the Son of Man seated at the right hand of the Power, and coming with the clouds of heaven.” — Mark 14:62 Related posts: Watchword for the Week — 03.08.2015 Watchword for the Week — 02.08.2015 Watchword for the Week — 11.30.2014 Watchword for the Week — 04.01.2012 Watchword for […]


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