Bond of Unity

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The road to transformation begins where prayer and action meet. 1st Corinthians 13 gives a list of love’s attributes. There is one I’d like to draw our attention to and when applied to our lives and the decisions we make as organizations, will help us walk in a spirit of…

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Reaching Our Nineveh

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When God called his servant Jonah to go to Nineveh and cry against the great city, Jonah fled to Tarshish seeking to escape God’s instruction. Jonah recognized the voice of God, a voice he had surely heard in times past. Whether for fear of his own safety or disregard for…

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Unity Is Found In Humility

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Unity is not uniformity. Unity is different; it simply means conforming to one purpose without sacrificing individuality. Unity is only possible where humility exists. It can manifest itself in acts of service not just for one another, but with one another. Churches linking arms to serve together for a common…

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Seasons

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I enjoy the Christmas season and all that comes with it in our American culture. One of my family’s favorite Christmas traditions is to go pick out our Christmas tree on the day after Thanksgiving, then decorate the house, listen to Christmas music, and snack on cookies, candies, hot chocolate…

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Continually Cleansed

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Forgiveness is more than God canceling our sins; it also means that He has remitted them–forever blotted them out of His memory. They will never be brought up against you again, because there is nothing to remember. Remind yourself that God keeps no record of your sin, because it has…

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Hold Onto Hope

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Life can be tough, but there’s no shortage of God’s grace and goodness in hard times. You might think the Bible is a book about heroes and holy men, super-spiritual people who never failed and always did the right thing. But the truth is, it features an all too human…

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