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                Verse of the day:  “I, Tertius, who wrote down this letter, greet you in the Lord.”  (Romans 16:22)                 Key thought:  Make good friends in the Lord.  Treasure them, name them, give to them, receive from them.  They are one of God’s primary tools in shaping your walk […]

Romans #97 – Danger! by bob

July 17th, 2013

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                Verse of the day:  “Watch out for those who cause divisions and put obstacles in your way.”  (Romans 16:17)                 Key thought:  We need discernment when to move toward and when to move away from divisive people.  It’s not about whether you think they’re good for you.  It’s […]

                Verse of the day:  “Greet Rufus, chosen in the Lord, and his mother, who has been a mother to me, too.”  (Romans 16:13)                 Key thought:  Spiritual friends – influencers and encouragers – are pure gold.  They are the Holy Spirit’s tools to shape us.  We rarely stop […]

                Verse of the day:  “I commend to you our sister Phoebe, a deacon of the church in Cenchreae.”  (Romans 16:1)                 Key thought:  Almost 40 years ago at a Bible college with a high view of Scripture, I learned that the Bible offers “mixed evidence” on the role […]

The Humble Mind by bob

July 14th, 2013

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For the 100th Anniversary of First Congregational Christian Church, Reidsville, NC Philippians 2:1-5 July 14, 2013 Our layer Being here today is a special honor and privilege for Linda and me.  We are filled with gratitude to God for what he has done in you and through you, and humbled to know we had the […]