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Whittling Away

Wednesday night’s sermon was based on Psalm  34:8.  The following poem is based on the sermon. Whittling Away by Michael Romani Sharpening the focal Looking at the local In the midst of a journey To strengthen you and me Constantly … Continue reading

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Life’s Loving Song

Last night’s Wednesday night sermon was based on https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Proverbs+3%3A5-8&version=NIV Proverbs 3:5-8New International Version (NIV) 5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart     and lean not on your own understanding; 6 in all your ways submit to him,     and he will make … Continue reading

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First Principles: Control Must Come From Within Or From Without…

“Men, in a word, must necessarily be controlled either by a power within them or by a power without them; either by the Word of God or by the strong arm of man; either by the Bible or by the … Continue reading

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Holding On To Thee

Based on the Wednesday evening devotional service’s sermon based on Hebrews 4:2: http://www.biblestudytools.com/hebrews/4-2.html 2 For we also have had the good news proclaimed to us, just as they did; but the message they heard was of no value to them, because … Continue reading

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First Principles: Action Plan – Engagement

After considerable thought and watching how  American principles are again and again being usurped by those who do not have any greater right to a voice in defining the future of America than we Americans who believe in the founding … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Is God, Not Man’s Words That Protect Us From Corruption

“The blessed Religion revealed in the word of God will remain an eternal and awful monument to prove that the best Institution may be abused by human depravity; and that they may even, in some instances be made subservient to … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: To the Christian Nobility of the German Nation – Martin Luther

In the first of Luther’s three tracts published in 1520, To the Christian Nobility of the German Nation out the signature doctrines of Lutheranism.  These include the priesthood of all believers and the two kingdoms.  It was written in German … Continue reading

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Keeping His Love

Wednesday night sermon time again!  This time it’s based on: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=John+15%3A10&version=NIV John 15:10New International Version (NIV) 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 … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: The Institutes of the Christian Religion – John Calvin

The Institutes of the Christian Religion (1536) is widely considered a seminal work of Protestant theology and written by John Calvin.  This work covers a broad range of topics including church doctrine and sacraments; justification by faith; and Christian liberty.  It … Continue reading

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First Principles: Man Is Ruled Either By God or By Bayonet

“Men, in a word, must necessarily be controlled either by a power within them or by a power without them; either by the Word of God or by the strong arm of man; either by the Bible or by the … Continue reading

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