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The Day After Christmas...

Posted on December 26, 2015 at 10:35 PM Comments comments (0)

December 26th... what a dreadful day... after all of the anticipation of Christmas Day with its frantically opened presents and hearty meals, and family members at home with us, peace on earth, goodwill toward all.... then suddenly it's over for another year.  364 days before Christmas comes again.  There is some comfort in the new things we got or the great after-Christmas bargains we garnered... BUT, it's gone.  But does it have to be?  Why can we not live in anticipation of all the characteristics of Christmas year round? We can carry Hope.  We can show Love.  We can find Joy in all circumstances.  We can pray for Peace in a hectic world.  Jesus is not just with us on Christmas in a stable in Bethlehem... He is with us ALWAYS...to the end of the ages.  Bethlehem lives on!  O Come All Ye Faithful in January!  Hark! the Angels are Singing in March!  Why can't I sing Christmas carols in July? You're right, I Can.  I WILL!  In the words of an infamous former Christmas scrooge, "I will keep Christmas in my heart all year."  How 'bout you?  Joy to the World again and again!  Pastor Glenn

Dual Citizenship Requires Much

Posted on October 21, 2015 at 9:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Christians maintain a dual citizenship.  They are citizens of the Kingdom of God and citizens of the country in which they live.  Christians strive to obey the laws of the land and respect the governing powers.  They work to make a better place to live and contribute to the common good of all citizens.  They follow the two basic laws given by Jesus: "Love the Lord your God," and "Love Your Neighbor as Yourself."  Christians make great citizens.  The difficulty of dual citizenship arrives when the government tries to envoke laws that are contrary to the Word of God.  When a secular government attempts to step away from the wisdom of God and do things that are not acceptable in God's eyes, Christians must choose to stand with God, even when faced with ridicule, fines, or imprisonment.  Keep in mind, the United States of America has been blessed and has become great because the founding fathers built a country based on Christian principles.  (Check your history books!)  As this government drifts further away from God's truth, expect more dire crumbling of this nation's foundation.  Bro. Glenn

What does the "Good News" of Jesus mean to you?

Posted on September 3, 2015 at 8:45 PM Comments comments (0)

The New Testament talks about the "Good News" shared with the world by Jesus Christ, Son of God, Savior of the World.  The Good News is that God will forgive those who confess their sins, ask for forgiveness, believe that Jesus is the Son of God, and believe that Jesus rose from the dead to reign in heaven forever.  Do YOU believe this?  All believers get to join Jesus in heaven after our own death on earth.  Now that IS Good News!  Bro. Glenn


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