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Ask Pastor Mike – Can Christians Be Friends with Non-Christians?
On this edition of Focal Point, we join Executive Director Jay Wertin and Mike Fabarez to consider a question from a listener. Let’s join them inside the pastor’s study for another edition of “Ask Pastor Mike"
Sound Advice on Healthy Eating (Part 3 of 3)
Dietician David Meinz explains how you can make healthy choices at fast food restaurants, and provides three easy steps for weight loss. (Part 3 of 3)
Saving the Best for Last, Part 2
The goodness and generosity of God is not limited to our lives and blessings on this earth. Not. Even. Close. He has so much more planned for His children in the life to come, we cannot not even imagine it! In this incredible message from Pastor Jeff Schreve called, SAVING THE BEST (click here to read more)
Not Stealing; but Labouring
Ephesians 4:28 - The manner in which the Gospel saves; the regenerate man must learn to grow and live his new life; we are not automatically delivered from all our sins and temptations; stealing in the widest sense; stealing; the misuse of an ability; the modern philosophy that despises work; fellowship (click here to read more)
31 States Approve Homosexual Marriage - Colorado and Florida Join the Crowd
So far, 31 states have issued marriage licenses or stayed the "gay-marriage" ban by court order. Of the 31 states, 23 have jumped on board since 2013. This may be the most rapid incorporation of a social deconstruction agenda in the history of this country or even the world. While the West apostatizes, (click here to read more)
A Connection Between Music and Sex
Legitimate research continues to uncover mounting evidence showing a correlation between explicit sexual lyrics and teen sexual activity. Research by the Rand Corp. of Pittsburg and reported on by Lindsey Tanner of the Associated Press reveals once again that young people whose (continue reading article)
The result of humility is fear of the LORD, along with wealth, honor, and life. - Proverbs 22:4 HCSB An elderly man was once asked by a friend what was the secret of his longevity. “Is it vegetarianism? Vitamins? Wine? Abstinence from wine? How did you grow to be so old?” The old man smiled a wrinkled (continue reading article)
I Know Him (John 7:29)
“Its not what you know, its who you know!” Have you ever heard that statement? Usually it is applied to how we as human beings ascend (or descend) on the ladder of success. Let someone get a promotion at work and as likely as not, someone will affirm by this statement that the promotion was unwarranted based (continue reading article)
Bible and Quote October 29 - November 2
(David fled from King Saul’s renewed desire to kill him) and went to . Jonathan (who said) You shall not die! why should my father hide this thing from me? It is not so!" 1 Samuel 20:1,2 The prudence of the best heads is often defeated by tenderness of the best hearts. Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754) English (continue reading article)
“Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.” Ephesians 4:32 (NIV) “Be ye kind one to another, tender hearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake, hath forgiven you. Ephesians 4:32 (KJV) God’s word through (continue reading article)
Additional Articles MENO* - 2014-04-20
Hâlakh - 2014-04-19
The Peshitta - 2014-04-18
Is Gad Jacob's son, a troop, fortune or a pagan deity? - 2007-03-08
Our Edge - Chip Shots from the Ruff of Life
God's Will for Your Life - 'Winging It
Additional Articles Let These Parables And This Fresh Story Encourage You - Word from Scotland
Your New Creation - 'Christ in You...'
Your New Creation - 'Christ in You...'
Reacting to wrongs committed against us - Refreshment in Refuge
False Theory - Find the Call
Do you have a Lucky Star? - Inspiration For You
Proverbs 10:24 - What the wicked fears will come upon him, But the desire of the righteous will be granted.
Words to Ponder
Of all the things in the world that can set the heart burning, there is none like the presence of Jesus. - Charles H. Spurgeon (1834-92)
The fruit of the Spirit is ... faith. By grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God. Without faith it is impossible to please him. He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God. (click here to read more)
"And I will establish My Covenant between Me and thee and thy seed after thee in their generations for an Everlasting Covenant, to be a God unto thee, and to thy seed after thee." Genesis 17:7 O LORD, Thou hast made a covenant with me, Thy servant, in Christ Jesus my LORD; and now, I beseech Thee, let my children be included in its gracious (click here to read more)
"The evening and the morning were the first day." - Genesis 1:5 Was it so even in the beginning? Did light and darkness divide the realm of time in the first day? Then little wonder is it if I have also changes in my circumstances from the sunshine of prosperity to the midnight of adversity. It will not always (click here to read more)
If when God said "Go," you stayed because you were so concerned about your people at home, you robbed them of the teaching and preaching of Jesus Christ Himself. When you obeyed and left all consequences to God, the Lord went into your city to teach; as long as you would not obey, you were in the way. Watch where (click here to read more)
It is significant that David cried out to the Lord three times a day. These times corresponded to the Temple services, when sacrifices were lifted up to God (Psalm 141:2; see also Psalm 5:3; 88:13; 92:2). ...begin a lifestyle of praying three times a (click here to read more)
Ebb and flow. Two terms used to describe the movement of the earth's oceans during the course of the average day. The process was immortalized in the lines; "First the tide rushes in, plants a kiss on the shore, then rolls out to the sea and the sea is very still once more," from the song "Ebb Tide." But have you (click here to read more)
Although Elimelech's decision to care and provide for his family must be applauded, there can be little doubt that in moving to the land of Moab he went against the will of God. Everything seemed to go well at first, and no doubt the improved economic conditions were to their liking. One day, however, tragedy strikes. (click here to read more)
Unworthily - This is the Greek word anaxios. It comes from the Greek word axios. Axios is a word that carries a very clear picture the balance scale. It really means "to weigh". Weights are added to a balance beam scale until the balance is even. This determines the worth of the object being (click here to read more)
But the God we must see is not the utilitarian God who is having such a run of popularity today, whose chief claim to men's attention is His ability to bring them success in their various undertakings and who for that reason is being cajoled and flattered by everyone who wants a favor. The God we must learn to know is the Majesty in the heavens, (click here to read more)
"We trust in the living God." 1 Timothy 4:10
THE living God is opposed to a dying world, to our dying frames, and to our dying friends; these must not be trusted, or we shall be wretched. Our God may, ought to be trusted, for He is the only suitable object of a Christian's trust; He is able to do exceeding abundantly above all (click here to read more)
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Friday, August 1st, 2014
the Week of Proper 12 / Ordinary 17
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Following her graduation from rabbinical college in Philadelphia, Linda Joy Holtzman was appointed spiritual leader of the Conservative Beth Israel congregation in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, making her the first female rabbi to head a Jewish congregation in America.
2 Kings 12-13; mic3; 1co16:
In the seventh year of Jehu, Joashbecame king, and he reigned in Jerusalem forty years. His mother’s name was Zibiah; she was from Beersheba.Joash did what was right in the eyes of the all the years Jehoiada the priest instructed him.The high places, however, were not removed; the people continued to offer sacrifices and burn incense there.Joash said to the priests, “Collect all the money that is brought as sacred offerings to the temple of the —the money collected in