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Kaddish: The Holy, Ordinary Cup

"Some of [the Levites] also were appointed over the furniture and over all the utensils of the sanctuary and over the fine flour and the wine and the oil and the frankincense and the spices. Some of the sons of the priests prepared the mixing of the spices. Mattithiah, one of the Levites, who was the firstborn of Shallum the Korahite, had the responsibility over the things which were baked in pans. Some of their relatives of the sons of the Kohathites were over the showbread (bread of the...

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Love and Evangelism…!

So, it’s 2014 and the Lord has put a special calling on the heart of our youth pastor and his associates. Tis the season of Love and Evangelism! But what kind of love should we have? Pastor Ray Bady and Minister Craig Barnett have opened the new season of bible study with explaining the official types of love according to the scripture. We have Agape, Phileo, Storge, and Eros. Agape Love is the unconditional, no strings attached, I'm always there and will never leave you type of love that...

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This Week In The Word

2014 Can Be Totally New! Jeanette Allen Foundational Scripture: Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 TLB When something is totally new, it means that it has never existed before, for example, a new baby, a new house, a new book or a new year. We are approaching a new calendar year that has never existed before, and with a little effort and planning, it will allow us to experience new opportunities in life.   But will 2014 really be totally new, or will it primarily be a repeat of 2013? Chances...

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This Week In The Word

2014 Can Be Totally New! Jeanette Allen Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 TLB When something is totally new, it means that it has never existed before, for example, a new baby, a new house, a new book or a new year. We are approaching a new calendar year that has never existed before, and with a little effort and planning, it will allow us to experience new opportunities in life. But will 2014 really be totally new, or will it primarily be a repeat of 2013? Chances are very good 2014 will be a repeat...

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This Week In The Word!

The Good Samaritan Jeanette Allen Foundational Scripture: Luke 10:25-37 Clearly, she had lost all hope as she managed to climb on to an over-pass guardrail, without anyone noticing her positioning herself to be able to see the afternoon traffic moving rapidly along the expressway below her. As she dangled in this immensely dangerous location, a person walking by continued to look straight ahead. Amazingly, this person never noticed the downhearted individual. Perhaps this person was...

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This Week In The Word!

        Practice Makes Perfect Jeanette Allen Foundational Scriptures: Romans 7:19, Romans 8:6b-8, Romans 8:14 When you practice something, you do it over and over until you are able to do it really well. For example, someone who plays the piano, organ or sings effortlessly, had to spend many hours practicing. If you excel in sports, speaking, writing or math, your proficiency did not just happen; you had to sacrifice by putting forth effort to practice....

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Practice Makes Perfect

Practice Makes Perfect Jeanette Allen Foundational Scriptures: Romans 7:19, Romans 8:6b-8, Romans 8:14 When you practice something, you do it over and over until you are able to do it really well. For example, someone who plays the piano, organ or sings effortlessly, had to spend many hours practicing. If you excel in sports, speaking, writing or math, your proficiency did not just happen; you had to sacrifice by putting forth effort to practice. If you have ever learned lines for a play,...

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Are You Martha or Mary? Jeanette Allen Foundational Scripture: Luke 10:38-41 When Jesus and His disciples were on their way to Jerusalem, they came to a village where a woman named Martha welcomed them into her home. Martha was concerned about the dinner she was preparing for her guest, and the fact that her sister Mary was not helping her with the preparations really disturbed her. Mary's priorities were not the same as her sister's; her heart yearned to sit at Jesus' feet and...

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This Week in the Word!

When Life Seems to Be Too Much! Jeanette Allen Foundational Scripture: Ecclesiastes 3 Well, it's September again! Now that school has started, extracurricular activities must be integrated with all of a parent's existing responsibilities such as preparing dinner; washing, folding and putting away clothes, grocery shopping and somewhere in this frenzy, the family needs to find quality time to spend with God and rest their physical bodies.   What's a person to do? Well,...

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This Week In The Word!

The Model Prayer Jeanette Allen Foundational Scriptures: Matthew 6:12, Ephesians 4:32, Romans 12:17-19 When Jesus taught the disciples to pray, He emphasized the importance of forgiveness. In fact, He said that if we choose not to forgive people who hurt or disappoint us, He will not forgive us. Ask yourself this question: "How forgiving would I be if God's forgiveness towards me was based on how quickly and completely I forgive others?" We find it easy to ask and expect God to forgive...

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