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FRIST ADVENT: HOPE

Isaiah 64:1-9, 1 Corinthians 1: 3-9, Mark 13:24-37 We Christians who live in a world “born anew to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. “(1 Peter 1:3) We who believe in the Risen Christ … Continue reading

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The Harvest of the First Fruits

Deut. 26:1 -15 Today we are looking at the origins of “Thanksgiving” as a Harvest Festival in Ancient Israel. These festivals were not just a celebration of “the first fruits” but the time that the people gave a tithe of … Continue reading

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Christ the Chief Elder: A Brief History

On September 16, 1741, the leaders of the Moravian Church were meeting in London to make a number of important decisions. One of them was to choose a new Chief Elder.  Being Chief Elder was a big job. The Chief … Continue reading

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Wonderful Words of Warning: Satan.

Most of us carry within us images of Satan that arise from Genesis (the Snake), Revelation (The Beast from the Sea), cans of deviled ham (Underwood), and really bad Hollywood movies. The composite picture of Satan that emerges from the … Continue reading

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Wonderful Words of Life: Patience

Matt. 18:26 So the servant fell on his knees, imploring him, ‘Lord, have patience with me, and I will pay you everything.’ Rom. 2:4 Or do you presume upon the riches of his kindness and forbearance and patience? Do you … Continue reading

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