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God Prepares His People

God Prepares His People Hey, aren’t those first nine chapters of First Chronicles a chore?  I distinctly remember on this read through, just before starting this book, thinking, “Well, here we go.”  It wasn’t a pleasant thought.  It was more … Continue reading

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Stephen’s Sermon in Acts 7 (for the kids)

I have been teaching children again each week at church.  I love doing it.  Sometimes the simplicity of a lesson for children makes you reevaluate how you interpret a passage.  I found myself struggling with how to teach Acts 7 … Continue reading

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#12 ~ Evangelism

Harnessing the Power of the Tongue For the Glory of God Key Verses:  Proverbs 18:21, Psalm 141:3, Psalm 19:14 Lesson #12 ~ Evangelism So here we are, at the end.  Or is it the beginning for you?  When I finished … Continue reading

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The Uniqueness of Deborah

When DC Comics decided to kill off Supergirl in their series Crisis on Infinite Earths in 1985, it upset more than a few fans.  Kara Zor-El was introduced in 1959 as a way to capitalize on the popularity of Superman.  … Continue reading

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#11 ~ Praising

Harnessing the Power of the Tongue For the Glory of God Key Verses:  Proverbs 18:21, Psalm 141:3, Psalm 19:14 Lesson #11 ~ Praising So why not post this lesson in the series on Psalm Sunday.  The children praising God in … Continue reading

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The Final (eschatos) Frontier

Space, the Final Frontier. You probably know the rest of the above quote by heart.  The idea behind the Star Trek monologue was taken from the idea that the surface of earth had been discovered and now there remained nowhere … Continue reading

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#10 ~ Preaching

Harnessing the Power of the Tongue For the Glory of God Key Verses:  Proverbs 18:21, Psalm 141:3, Psalm 19:14 Lesson #10 ~ Preaching or Prophesying This lesson was a challenge to make it different and unique to the lesson on … Continue reading

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#9 ~ Teaching

Harnessing the Power of the Tongue For the Glory of God Key Verses:  Proverbs 18:21, Psalm 141:3, Psalm 19:14 Lesson #9 ~ Teaching My attempt to include parents teaching their children was to show that teaching happens each day in … Continue reading

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The Messiah in II Samuel 23:1-7

The Messiah according to the last words of David It started out as a quest to see what the proper translation of II Samuel 23:1-7 should be.  I thought there could be some reference to the true Messiah (Jesus Christ) … Continue reading

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#8 ~ Correction

Harnessing the Power of the Tongue For the Glory of God Key Verses:  Proverbs 18:21, Psalm 141:3, Psalm 19:14 Overarching principle: The goal of all speech in the body of Christ is spiritual maturity. Ephesians 4:15 Lesson #8 ~ Correction … Continue reading

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