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Communication is Key

Communication with God – speaking and listening, paying attention at all times – is necessary if we are to be effective and stay on mission.

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Pray in the Spirit

We’ve talked about the role of Jesus the Son going into the presence of God the Heavenly Father and making intercession on our behalf. Today let’s focus on the Holy Spirit who lives in the heart of every believer and … Continue reading

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What Prayer is Like

I once thought I had a brilliant analogy of what prayer is like. I worked it out, it was very clever and beautiful, but it failed to express the theology of prayer correctly. Prayer is not like raindrops. Click the … Continue reading

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The Psalmist David

David is remembered for a few things he did. He was little more than a child when he defeated the Philistine giant Goliath. He is perhaps remember in another light because of Bathsheba and Uriah, and a series of events … Continue reading

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Jesus Prayed

Last week I asked “Will you pray?” In Luke 22, Jesus prayed the night he was arrested in the Garden of Gethsemane. He was the Son of God, incarnate deity himself robed in flesh, yet made it a regular habit … Continue reading

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Pray for Rain: Gordon County

Join us Sunday, December 4th at 3 pm in front of the Gordon County Courthouse to pray for rain. We will pray for actual precipitation and for showers of spiritual blessings. It’s not just our association or even our denomination. … Continue reading

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God Wants to Hear From Us

January 31, 2016     |     text: Leviticus 26:11-12, Revelation 21:1-4 God wants to speak to us. Last week we looked at ways he does that; through the Bible, prayer, circumstances and the church. God also wants to … Continue reading

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God Wants to Speak to Us

January 24, 2016     |     text: 1 Samuel 3:1-11, 19-21 Ever play phone tag? Not the telephone game where you whisper a message to the person sitting next to you, then they repeat the message to another. … Continue reading

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Prayer is Like…

The language of analogy is very useful in describing spiritual things. Jesus often spoke in parables, using simile and metaphor to draw word pictures. He described the Kingdom of God using common everyday things that people understood, from farming to … Continue reading

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Why Do We Pray?

July 26th     |     Sermon text: 1 Thessalonians 5:12-21  A little girl was hurrying to church one Sunday morning and praying as she ran down the sidewalk. “Lord, don’t let me be late to Sunday School,” she … Continue reading

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