Pastor Joe's Blog

September
27 2016
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How Did Jesus Answer Questions?

How Did Jesus Answer Questions?   Our Lord's ministry began with the temptation from Satan in the wilderness. Recorded are three temptations concerning Christ's relation to the plan of God for Him as a man. He...
September
17 2016
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The Prophet Series: Nathan

Prophet series: Nathan   Nathan was an eminent Hebrew prophet during the reigns of David and Solomon. He lived until the late stages of Solomon's life and so must have been much younger...
September
07 2016
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The Prophet Series: Samuel

Prophet series: Samuel   It is near the end of the eleventh century B.C. and almost four hundred years after Joshua's conquest of the land. We find Israel in dire straits. The nation has degraded spiritually and the...
August
22 2016
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Introduction to The Prophets of Israel

Introduction to The Prophets of Israel.   Israel, under Joshua’s firm leadership, crippled the power of the entire land of Canaan in short order. Thirty-one kings dead and all their lands, very prosperous and...
August
12 2016
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The Refreshment from Fellowship with Those Who Love God

The refreshment from fellowship with those who love God   It is the eve of our picnic. Kris and I got this idea for this event almost a year ago when we were walking around in the park where we will be hosting it....
August
05 2016
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The Messengers - Part 5

The Messengers, part 5.   The final part of our series on the messengers sent out by Christ to bring His word into the world naturally deals with the fruit of the messenger. ...
July
15 2016
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The Messengers - Part 4

The Messengers, part 4.   I have become fond of the New Living Translation over the last few days and so I decided to use it for this blog. ...
July
09 2016
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The Messengers - Part 3

The Messengers, part 3.   Mat 10:16-25 "Behold, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves; therefore be shrewd as serpents, and innocent as doves. But beware of men; for they will deliver you up to...
July
01 2016
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The Messengers - Part 2

The Messengers, part 2.   In Matthew 10 the Lord's twelve disciples are named and are sent out into the harvest. He makes them His fellow workers and gives them His very power. They have...
June
24 2016
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The Messengers - Part 1

The Messengers - Part 1   About ten to fifteen years ago, where in that time span I can't remember, I purchased Dietrich Bonhoeffer's books on the spiritual life. I did this because I had just finished the...
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