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Examine Self

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Scripture calls the believer to daily engage in an important activity – examining one’s own heart. This work is vital as a means of salvation affirmation. Claiming salvation in the past means little if current living is not consistent with that claim. God calls believers to live...

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Courage in Biblical Obedience

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A common theme throughout the Bible is the reality that Christians often must stand alone in holding to biblical truth. Moses broke the tablets of Law when all of Israel worshipped a golden calf, Jeremiah wept when Jerusalem was destroyed due to her idolatry, and Paul routinely was arrested...

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Seeing Jesus in Scripture

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Among the many devastating examples of sin’s effect on humanity, sin has brought the tendency to assume ourselves as the center of life. Evidence of this reality is seen in our lives from taking offense during relational misunderstandings, assuming others see the world as we do, and...

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Church Holding Fast to Truth

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Charles Spurgeon once famously claimed, “I believe that one reason why the church of God at this present moment has so little influence over the world is because the world has so much influence over the church. The very church which the world likes best is sure to be that which God...

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Godly Homes

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When couples prepare for their wedding, there seems to be a never-ending list of decisions to make and things to discuss. And while much of the discussion revolves around minor wedding issues, one key issue always seems to be neglected in marriage preparation – differences in family...

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Growing in Christian Maturity

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One of the most exciting activities for new parents is switching their babies from milk to solid food for the first time. Anything from applesauce to a variety of baby food becomes both an adventure and a challenge. Soon the parents begin to enjoy giving the child food that induces humorous...

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Turn Away from Evil and Do Good

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Church,             Almost certainly by now, each of you are more than aware of the Stockley trial verdict. No doubt by now, you’ve been filled with some sort of emotion as you await the repercussions here in our city. As your pastor and...

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Hurricane Disaster Relief

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          As all of us are undoubtedly already aware, one of the biggest cities in our country, Houston and its surrounding areas, have been devastatingly affected by Hurricane Harvey. A great majority of the city is currently under water as homes, streets, and...

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Response to Racism

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By: Pastor Jeremiah Greever For most people who know me, you know that I’m not a reactionary person. I try very hard to refrain from quickly lashing out against words or events that I perceive to be incorrect or inflammatory. I personally believe there to be a certain level of wisdom in...

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The Love of Christ

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              Valentine’s Day. Even the mere title undoubtedly brings out a variety of different emotions. Depending on your current situation in life or previous relationships, today will likely either bring about warm feelings of affection or tumultuous...

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