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Dealing with Disappointments

Let us read James 1:5-8 5 If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him. 6 But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for the one … Continue reading

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The Character of Joy

Sermon Church of the Foothills 010112  (Psalm 32:7-9; 34:1-8; Proverbs 15:13; John 15:11; 17:13; 2 Corinthians 12:9; Galatians 5:22-23; 1 Thess. 5:18; 1 Peter 4:13- 19; Hebrews 10:34; 12:2; James 1:1-4)!   Happy New Year! Wow it is now 2012, the … Continue reading

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Love is a Spiritual Fruit

          Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And … Continue reading

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Love is a Spiritual Fruit

              Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. … Continue reading

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God’s love must be our model for life!

  Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. This is how God … Continue reading

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Forgive One Another?!

  Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother when he sins against me? Up to seven times?” Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times. Matthew 18:21-22 If … Continue reading

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God’s love must be our model for life

During the 17th century, Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of England, sentenced a soldier to be shot for his crimes. The execution was to take place at the ringing of the evening curfew bell. However, the bell did not sound. The … Continue reading

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The Pursuit of Maturity

I Peter 5: 1-14        Our focus today is verses 6 & 7  Grape Nuts Illustration: ” What the box says it has in it, is not in the box”!  I have seen in my life time the coming and going … Continue reading

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The Character of Servant Leadership

Leadership is the big catchphrase for the church in America in the last dozen or so years, but what is real leadership? Many books and resources are available on this subject, and to be honest with you, most of them … Continue reading

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