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[1 Apr 2009 | No Comment | 347 views]

There is so much good in the worst of us,
And so much bad in the best of us,
That it hardly behooves any of us
To talk about the rest of us.
Edward Wallis Hoch (1849-1925)

Illustrations and Research »

[24 Jan 2009 | No Comment | 341 views]

Though the following story may seem way overboard for us, an interesting note is the reality that the woman has indeed broken the law. She stole.
How easy it is to justify sin that doesn’t seem “that bad”… when in reality, sin is sin.
Jan 24, 2009 03:41 PM US/Eastern
INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (AP) – An Iowa woman has been arrested because she failed to return a library book.
Thirty-nine-year-old Shelly Koontz was arrested Thursday night on a fifth-degree theft charge. She is accused of keeping “The Freedom Writers Diary,” which she checked out from …

Illustrations and Research »

[1 Dec 2008 | No Comment | 190 views]

Matthew 6:1-4
1.Giving

a.Time
b.Treasures
c.Talents

Matthew 6:5-15
2.Prayer

a.Prayer is a private thing. (5-6)
b.Pray specifically (7-8)
c.Patterned prayer (9-13)
d.Forgiveness is essential to answered prayer (14-15)

Matthew 6:16-24
3.Fasting

a.Fasting is a private matter (16-18)
b.Remember where your treasure is (19-21)
c.Fasting is for refocusing and purging (22-24)

Matthew 6:25-34
4.Trust

a.Worry Won’t Work (25-31)
b.Be separate (32-34)

Matthew 7:1-7
5.Do not Judge Others

a.Attitude is important in the church
b.Deal with your own sin – Let God deal with everyone else