Archive for February, 2011

Wonders from the Word – The “Salvation” of Moses

Friday, February 18th, 2011

Just a couple of notes on the birth and “salvation” of Moses. Exodus 2:3 HCSB  But when she could no longer hide him, she got a papyrus basket for him and coated it with asphalt and pitch. She placed the child in it and set it among the reeds by the bank of the Nile. […]

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Wonders from the Word – The Story of Moses

Saturday, February 12th, 2011

The story begins with a child being born, by grace escaping the wrath of a king, raised and adopted by one that he was not biologically related to, and then the story continues by skipping to his adulthood. Who is the story about? It is about both Jesus and Moses. Matthew records the story of […]

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On Purpose! “What? No Kitchen?”

Saturday, February 12th, 2011

Walking into this building is shocking for some; not so much by what is here – pews, classrooms, songbooks – but by what is not here. Notice I didn’t say, “by what is missing.” That would imply they belonged. So what is not here? Statues, Pianos, Kitchens & Gymnasiums. Nowadays, many churches of Christ have […]

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Wonders from the Word – Who Are The Three Kings of Israel (1 Samuel 8:7)?

Friday, February 4th, 2011

Who are the three kings of Israel? Technically and literally, the immediate thought recalls Saul, David and Solomon. But I wonder if there is another way to ask and answer this question, a moral application. Spiritually, the three kings of Israel are: Yahweh, Self, and Satan. The first and rightful king of Israel was God […]

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On Purpose! Our Defining Moments (James 4:1-4)

Friday, February 4th, 2011

Thomas Paine wrote “These are the times that try men’s souls.” He wrote these remembered and revealing words in the pamphlet ‘American Crisis’ (tract 1) during the winter of Valley Forge. He wrote in a way to encourage soldiers and the public to continue to fight in the Revolution despite the many and severe hardships […]

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