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#14 ~ The Productivity of the Kingdom

#14 ~ The Productivity of the Kingdom This is a comparison of the parables in Luke 19:11-27 and Matthew 25:14-30.  The series is working its way through the parables of the kingdom of heaven.  We left off in the middle … Continue reading

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Quotes from Lord of the Rings

Quotes from Lord of the Rings For those of us who love the Lord of the Rings book, yes, book, not the movie is where these quotes are from; here is a challenge.  Who said what?  I have placed what … Continue reading

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#13 ~ Prepared for the Kingdom

#13 ~ Prepared for the Kingdom (Prepared for the Coming of the Son of Man) Note:  This is a part of the series entitled: The Kingdom of Heaven in Story Form.  This series explores the parables of Jesus Christ concerning … Continue reading

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#12 ~ The Olivet Discourse – The Parable of the Fig Tree

The Kingdom of Heaven in Story Form ~ #12 #12 ~ The Olivet Discourse – The Parable of the Fig Tree Matthew 24-25 is known as The Olivet Discourse because it occurred on the Mount of Olives.  Jesus outlines details … Continue reading

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Great Tribulation Timing

The timing of the Great Tribulation from a Pre-Wrath perspective. Tribulation and persecution are promised for the church. Acts 14:22 strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying that through many tribulations we … Continue reading

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Scripture Comfort Challenge

How well do you know the scriptures?  In the past couple of weeks, I have seen people post a lot of scriptures designed to comfort and to give people hope.  Here are some of the most frequently quoted.  But do … Continue reading

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#11 ~ The Royal Invitation to the Kingdom

#11 ~ The Royal Invitation to the Kingdom This lesson was very conversation oriented.  I believe it was due to the opening that I used.  I started off by reading statistics for the weddings of Prince Charles and Lady Diana … Continue reading

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#10 ~ The Inheritance of the Kingdom

#10 ~ The Inheritance of the Kingdom Opening question:  Have you ever made a serious investment of time and resources that you hoped would pay off?  How would you feel if you found out that you had wasted your time … Continue reading

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#9 ~ The Workers of the Kingdom

#9 ~ The Workers of the Kingdom Have you ever had a job where it did not seem that that the work was divided equally? Have you noticed in church that some people seem to be doing a lot of … Continue reading

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Psalm 90-91 in light of current Pandemic

Psalm 90-91 ~ A Prayer of Moses, the Man of God I”m still working full time, but I’m not nearly as occupied with church now that we are essentially shut down.  What should churches be doing right now?  Some are … Continue reading

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