Author Archives: Pastor Jim

Don’t Despair! God Will Deliver!

“So Moses told the people what God had said, but they wouldn’t listen anymore because they were too dispirited after the tragic consequences of what he had said before.” Exodus 6:9 (The Living Bible) It’s easy to understand why the … Continue reading

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Rejoicing In The Lord

I cry to the Lord; I call and call to Him. Oh, that He would listen. I am in deep trouble and I need His help so much. All night long I pray, lifting my hands to heaven, pleading. There … Continue reading

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Not Worth A Nickel…

“Heaven and earth shall disappear, but My words stand sure forever.” Mark 13:31 (The Living Bible) A few days ago I wrote about the importance of having an “eternal perspective.” One way we cultivate that perspective is by recognizing that … Continue reading

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Developing an Eternal Perspective

It is a wonderful thing to be alive! If a person lives to be very old, let him rejoice in every day of life, but let him also remember that eternity is far longer and that everything down here is … Continue reading

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It’s Not About You! (or me either)

Then Moses went back to The Lord. “Lord,” he protested, “How can you mistreat your own people like this? Why did you ever send me if you were going to do this to them? Ever since I gave Pharaoh your … Continue reading

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Letting Him Be My Defense

The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. I call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be … Continue reading

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Praying For Our Leaders

O God, help the king to judge as you would, and help his son to walk in godliness. Help him to give justice to your people, even to the poor. May the mountains and hills flourish in prosperity because of … Continue reading

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Misusing the Scriptures

And Pharisees came up and in order to test him asked, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?” He answered them, “What did Moses command you?” They said, “Moses allowed a man to write a certificate of … Continue reading

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Eternal Hope From Mans’ Cruelest Deed

 ”Indeed, under the law almost everything is purified with blood, and without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness of sins.” Hebrews 9:22 (ESV) Our world cries out, “What sort of a God demands a sacrifice in blood?  What … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Ruin

As He was leaving the Temple that day, one of his disciples said, “Teacher, what beautiful buildings these are! Look at the decorated stonework on the walls.”  Jesus replied, “Yes, look! For not one stone will be left upon another, … Continue reading

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