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Why ask

Jesus teaches us to ask, promising that we will receive.  He tells us to seek, saying that we will find, and to knock, confidently assuring us that it will be opened unto us.  These promises are found throughout the scriptures. Matthew 7:12,13 IV (KJV) Say unto them, Ask of God; ask, and it shall be […]

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Why ticks

The following excerpt is from an e-mail I wrote the night of September 11-12, 2014 to one of my nieces about spiritual ticks and what God’s creation can teach us about spiritual hygiene. Earlier that week I learned that Faren Charles Persall, a good friend of mine from our high school days, had passed away […]

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Why persecutions

Today (November 2, 2014) our congregation joined others throughout the world in observing the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. We began with a sacrament charge by Seventy Gary Whiting in preparation of our partaking of the Lord’s Supper together.  Brother Gary spoke on persecution based on Jesus’ words found in John 15, words that Jesus spoke just prior to His betrayal and […]

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