Pastor’s Blog

Jan
1

New Blog: Jesus Is the Difference Maker!

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In John 5:1-9 we read the story of a man that had been an invalid for thirty-eight years, and  was waiting for the angel to stir the pool.  The reality of this situation is the invalid man was expecting a different result, but was not doing anything different.  When Jesus ... Continue

Dec
21

New Blog: Let It Sink In!

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I wonder how many people come to church praising the Lord, but they don't feel blessed?  They see all they don't have, in comparison to what others do have, and say I don't feel blessed. They work a lot of hours during the week just to keep food on the ... Continue

Dec
13

Nothing!

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In life we are told what we can and cannot do, and people will produce evidence to support it. With all we have been told we live our lives with boundaries.  Therefore, we have placed limits on what we can do and will not challenge the boundaries that others say ... Continue

Dec
4

I Have the Light!

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One of the things I love about Christmas time is the various displays of lights.  We will see a display of lights on corporate buildings in downtown areas of our cities and towns. We will see how creative people are with decorating their homes with lights. In some cases people ... Continue

Nov
27

New Blog: The Lord Is With Us!

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[caption id="attachment_2682" align="alignnone" width="300"] http://theparksa.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/God-With-Us-Web.jpg[/caption] We are now in the advent season leading up to the birth of Jesus.  This is an exciting time for Christians, because we look forward to celebrating His birth.  Why, because Jesus came to make a difference for the entire world.  He came to save us ... Continue

Nov
13

New Blog: God Is In Control!

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In Philippians 4:4-7, there are five words that stand out.  In verse 4 the word is rejoice. Paul was letting the Philippians know,  no matter what is going on rejoice in the Lord. In verse 5 the word is near. Since we have been redeemed, we have to know the ... Continue

Nov
1

The Beginning Determines the End!

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In Psalm 145:3 it says, "Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised."  This psalm was written by David, who experienced first hand the greatness of the Lord. I can see David reflecting over his life, and how as a teenager he watched over his father's sheep. When predators ... Continue

Oct
26

There is a Purpose In My Praise!

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When you come to church for service there is always a tremendous amount of emphasis placed on praising the Lord.  As you are reading this, I want you to think about what motivates you to praise the lord. Is your praise based on how well things are working out for ... Continue

Oct
19

Who Are You Fighting!

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In reading Acts 5:39 we need to make sure we are not fighting against God. Gamaliel, a well respected Jewish theologian made this statement. The purpose for making this point was to inform the leaders, there was no need for them to do anything. If man started this movement, it ... Continue

Oct
9

The Power Belongs to God!

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In 2 Corinthians 4:7 we read "But we have this treasure in clay jars, so that it may be made clear that this extraordinary power belongs to God and does not come from us." Paul does not want the people of God to get it twisted. No matter what our ... Continue