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God Loves Good Wine

March 21, 2015 God likes using wines and vines in his miracles and parables. I thought of that a number of years ago when I read the following in an article: Great wines come from low-yielding vineyards planted in marginal climates on the poorest soils. Though hard on the vines, these tough conditions are good for the wine, because the vines that are stressed must w...

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Loving Those Who Are "Stuck"

March 13, 2015 One of our Big 7 Prayers for 2015 is: 5. That God would give us love for those whose sins offend us.and also the boldness to have awkward conversations to help each other grow. Paul speaks to both parts of this prayer in Galatians 6. Galatians 6:1 Brothers and sisters, if someone is caught in a sin, you who live by the Spirit should restore that perso...

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Why So Many Bible Translations

June 10, 2015 Have you ever wondered why there are so many Bible translations out there? We hear Christians say I read the New Kings James, another says I read the New International Version, and still another says the Message translation is the best. Why so many translations? The Bible was originally written in three languages. The Old Testament was written in Hebrew a...

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