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Mature Enough to Know I’m Not Perfect (Philippians 3:12-16)

According to our Statement of Faith, The Baptist Faith and Message 2000 (BF&M): Sanctification is the experience, beginning in regeneration, by which the believer is set apart to God’s purposes, and is enabled to progress toward moral and spiritual maturity through the presence and power of the Holy Spirit dwelling in him. Growth in grace… Continue reading Mature Enough to Know I’m Not Perfect (Philippians 3:12-16)

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The First Sunday of Advent: Stay Awake! (Mark 13:33-37)

The word Advent comes from the Latin word adventus, which means arrival/coming. Even though it starts near the end of our calendar year, it is the start of the Christian calendar year. When we observe Advent, we celebrate the birth (arrival) of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. It is a time to retell the… Continue reading The First Sunday of Advent: Stay Awake! (Mark 13:33-37)

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A Proverbs 31 Blessing (Mother’s Day)

Ladies, what do you think of when you hear about the “Proverbs 31 Woman”? Do you think of a spiritual Wonder Woman? Do you see an unattainable standard that leaves you depressed? How should we understand Proverbs 31? Proverbs 31:10-31 is a poem King Lemuel composed to remind him of his mother’s advice for seeking… Continue reading A Proverbs 31 Blessing (Mother’s Day)

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Thy Will be Done (Genesis 25:19-34)

God loves you and has a wonderful plan for your life that might not always seem so wonderful. Consider, this morning, the story of the birth of Esau and Jacob and learn that the faithful may not always understand; but they always trust. If you love God, you trust Him. If you trust God, you… Continue reading Thy Will be Done (Genesis 25:19-34)

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I Am God Almighty (Genesis 17)

Do you ever wish you could start over? Maybe you have convinced yourself that a fresh start would take away all your problems and allow you to live happily ever after? The truth is that simply starting over is only a short term solution because soon you will find yourself wanting to start over again.… Continue reading I Am God Almighty (Genesis 17)