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The Church is where it’s at!

For a lot of people in our country church is just a place to wet your head, get you wed and pronounce you dead! Do you know anyone like that? You probably do, but before you clucking your tongue at...

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Why you need the church

There’s a story about Jimmy Durante, one of the truly great showbiz style entertainers. He was asked to do a show for some old guys who’d fought in World War II. He told them he was very busy, but if...

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The Benefits of Going to Church

People stay away from church for many reasons. Sometimes they feel bad because their faith isn’t working as well as they think it should. Or maybe they’re still struggling with certain problems. Or they’re depressed because it looks like everyone...

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The Word from the Top (2)

The fourth commandment says, ‘Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy.’ This commandment wasn’t meant to be interpreted in: a) A legalistic way. In Jesus’ day there were over fifteen hundred things the Law of Moses said you couldn’t...

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Care and Confront

‘Warn…those who are out of line…encourage the timid…help…the weak.’ Sadly, we’d rather stay quiet and be popular than speak difficult truth into the lives of others. Isn’t this true? One teacher writes: ‘A church isn’t a group of individuals who...

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Love Your Church—Jesus Does! (8)

It took seven years to build Solomon’s temple. In Scripture the number seven represents completion. So when it comes to your ‘position’ in Christ, you’re as saved right now as you’ll be when you stand in heaven. When Jesus cried,...

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Love Your Church—Jesus Does! (7)

Jesus lives in each of those who make up His church. ‘You are…members of God’s household, built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus Himself as the chief cornerstone. In Him the whole building is joined...

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Love Your Church—Jesus Does! (6)

Notice what Solomon prayed for at the dedication of the temple. ‘If there is famine in the land…if Your people’s enemies are in the land…whatever disaster or disease there is…hear from heaven…Then they will fear You and walk in Your...

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Love Your Church—Jesus Does! (5)

Can you imagine God’s presence being so real on a Sunday morning service that the pastor doesn’t get to preach, the choir and special singers don’t get to perform, and the deacons can’t attend to their duties? It happened in...

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Love Your Church—Jesus Does! (4)

The Bible says, ‘The human body has many parts, but the many parts make up one whole body.’ Let’s use what may seem like a ridiculous illustration: Imagine your foot no longer wanting to be part of your body and...