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Joshua 24:15

“You are the possessor of a great and wonderful power,” wrote J. Martin Kohe.

“This power,” penned Kohe, “when properly applied, will bring confidence instead of timidity, calmness instead of confusion, poise instead of restlessness, and peace of mind instead of heartache.”

And what is this great power? Continue reading


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Sunday Seed Thoughts: Profession Producing Practice

“The question is not whether we say nice, polite, orthodox, enthusiastic things to or about Jesus; nor whether we hear his words, listening, studying, pondering and memorizing until our minds are stuffed with his teaching: but whether we do what we say and do what we know, in other words, whether the Lordship of Jesus which we profess is one of our life’s major realities.” Continue reading

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A Passage To Ponder: 2Timothy 2

“What do you do when you’re not preaching?”

“It must be nice to work only one day a week.”

“I’d like to come and see you this afternoon. Since it’s not Sunday, I assume you’re free.”

“Do you have a job? Or just preach?”

“That was like a really good TED talk about Jesus!” Continue reading


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“Be Merciful To Me, O God”

A mother once approached Napoleon seeking a pardon for her son. The emperor replied that the young man had committed a certain offense twice and justice demanded death.

“But I don’t ask for justice,” the mother explained. “I plead for mercy.”

“But your son does not deserve mercy,” Napoleon replied Continue reading


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