Monthly Archives: February 2012

THE EVANGELIST

It is interesting that the word, “Evangelist” is only found three times in the New Testament and none in the old.  The word means to be a carrier of the good news.  It literally takes the word “Gospel” and ties … Continue reading

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DOWN ON MY KNEES

Do you remember going to church when it was common for men who were leading prayers and even the people in the crowd to get down on their knees to pray?  When someone came up at the invitation to ask … Continue reading

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THIS GRACE GIVEN

The word, “Grace” draws lots of attention.  It has a large varieties of meanings.  It can mean beautiful, graceful, a gift, favor bestowed on another and the provision of what is needed even when it is undeserved.  The Book of … Continue reading

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THE SECRET IS OUT

Paul often talked about “The mystery” that had been hidden through the ages but was now revealed.  In Ephesians 3:1-3 he said that by means of revelations God had made known to him the mystery and he had written it … Continue reading

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GRACE FOR ALL

The church as God planned it, is the product and the bastion of grace.  It was out of God’s huge grace filled heart that the plans for the church were laid out.  Ephesians chapter two is the very epitome of … Continue reading

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TO THE PRAISE OF HIS GLORY

The letter Paul wrote to the Ephesians is the Bible’s clearest discussion of what God wants His church to be of any place in Scripture.  I suppose it is just our humanity that causes us to think of church most … Continue reading

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VITAL MARKS FOR A CHURCH

Everyone knows what a church ought to be like.  It really doesn’t matter whether a person has ever been a church goer or not, they have a definite opinion of what every church ought to be like.  Even when I … Continue reading

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