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Sunday Seed Thoughts: The Peace Prayer

The Bible teaches and nature tells us that “you reap what you sow.”

This “peace prayer” attributed to the 12th-century monk, Francis of Assisi, offers us a scriptural alternative to our culture’s practice of retaliation and retribution.

Lord, make us instruments of Thy peace. Continue reading


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Word of the Week: Fulfillment

Last night Norma Jean and I worshiped with the Temple Terrace Church and heard a fine lesson presented by Nathan Caldwell.

Nathan is from Wainfleet, Ontario, Canada, where we spent the summer and enjoyed our association with his parents, Rob and Sharon Caldwell. He preaches “part-time,” as we often express it, and does a good job.

His sermon was entitled “Our Purpose in Life” and focused on the human need to find fulfillment. Continue reading


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