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Are You Resting Properly? 

Weekly Ministry Tip, Spring 2018 #6 Photo by Ambitious Creative Co. – Rick Barrett on Unsplash Psalm 23 is a psalm of David where he recounts his relationship with God as One who is a shepherd over His sheep (us). As our Shepherd, He provides, protects, quiets, directs, leads, restores, guides, assures, comforts, anoints, is good, is love, and is ever present. That’s the God I want to serve and follow. Here’s how David put …

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A Life Well Lived, Will You End Strong?

Spring 2018 Weekly Tips #5 On February 21st, we lost Billy Graham, America’s Preacher. Throughout his life, Billy Graham preached the gospel to approximately 215 million people at more than 400 crusades. Graham always stayed true to his simple message. At his final crusade in June 2005 in New York, he said: “I have one message: that Jesus Christ came, he died on a cross, …

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Paul’s Defense Before Agrippa/ Be Sure You Know The Gospel Message

Spring 2018 Weekly Tip #2 Acts 26 1 Then Agrippa said to Paul, “You have permission to speak for yourself.” So Paul motioned with his hand and began his defense… 4 “The Jews all know the way I have lived ever since I was a child, from the beginning of my life in my own country, …

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God’s Great Promises/Strategic Principles For Your Spring Term

Acts 23:9-11 9 There was a great uproar, and some of the teachers of the law who were Pharisees stood up and argued vigorously. “We find nothing wrong with this man,” they said. “What if a spirit or an angel has spoken to him?” 10 The dispute became so violent that the commander was afraid Paul would be …

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