Proverbs 22:4 – November 2, 2018

The result of humility and fear of the LORD is riches, honor and life. Proverbs 22:4 NABRE      This proverb is one attributed to Solomon, who was considered one of the wisest men because he asked God for wisdom and it was given him. But the work of the Spirit seems to be contained in this message. When we have fear of the LORD, in biblical terms to respect the LORD, we give God glory and…

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What do you want? The Best Life

This is week two of our series called; “What do you want?” It is the question Jesus asks Bartimeaus who is blind and seeking Jesus’ assistance. It is also a question Jesus asks all of us. What do we want? Before we begin this week take some time and reflect on what it is you want. Maybe you started this last week, if so this week you might keep focused on what you heard reflecting.…

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John 6:35 – September 25, 2018

Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me will never hunger, and whoever believes in me will never thirst.” John 6:35 NABRE      Chapter six of the good news from John is rich in meaning. It opens with a feeding miracle and then Jesus walking on water. It flows into what is called the Bread of Life discourse, John’s teaching that Jesus is our bread of life. The people are…

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Proverbs 18:21 – August 16, 2018

Death and life are in the power of the tongue; those who choose one shall eat its fruit. Proverbs 18:21 NABRE      Much of proverbs is a collection of wise sayings, maxims in one or two sentences with powerful advice. The quoted verse is clear, words kill or give life and you bear with the consequences. Speech has the biggest impact on human interaction. Say one cruel or unkind word even if you follow it with…

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