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Problems with God by bob

November 22nd, 2009

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Key:  When I finally let go of the need to be happy, I discover joy. Malachi 3:6-18 November 22, 2009 A different gratitude On this Thanksgiving week, most of us will gather around our tables and give thanks for our blessings. In many cases we will name those blessings – our homes, our food, our […]

(New International Version unless otherwise indicated) ·         “So let us know, let us press on to know the LORD.”  (Hosea 6:3, NASB) ·         “Everyone who calls on the name of the LORD will be saved.”  (Joel 2:32) ·         “Woe to those who live only for today, indifferent to the fate of others.”  (Amos 6:4, TM)

Images of Hope by bob

November 15th, 2009

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Fifty years from now they will still be proclaiming that the only Name that gives life and hope. Zechariah 4:1-14 November 15, 2009 A look ahead             In 1962, Decca Recording Company had the opportunity to sign a contract for the Beatles.  They rejected the idea, commenting, “We don’t like their sound, and guitar music is […]

Think! by bob

November 8th, 2009

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How has God been trying to get through to me and I keep calling it ‘coincidence’? Haggai 1:1-11 November 8, 2009 God’s city destroyed It was the year 586 B.C.  The day long dreaded by the people of Jerusalem arrived.  Prophets had warned God’s people of the coming judgment, which was more than a military […]

Why We Go to Church by bob

November 1st, 2009

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When your heart turns toward him, God is giddy with joy. Zephaniah 3:11-17 November 1, 2009 Ten fleeting reasons As a pastor, I hear a lot of reasons people come to church.  I have noticed that church attendance is something that can be as consistent as fan loyalty to the Carolina Panthers.  I have concluded […]