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Archives: "Today's Little Lift"
  •   The Series - Jesus, Unique & Unequaled Teacher Focus Text: John 16.12-13 Soon after the establishment of the Lord’s church, persecution of the believers became an ordinary and “to be expected” matter. Starting with Peter and John (Acts 4) and continuing throughout the…
    June 19, 2019
  • Monday Miscellany ;  November 26, 2007 Focus Text: John 18.33-38 We hear a lot about truth. Witnesses in legal proceedings are duty bound to speak the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. Under many circumstances, consumers are advised of certain facts…
    June 18, 2019
  • Nov. 21,  2007; The Series - Jesus, Unique & Unequaled Teacher Focus Text: John 19.38-40 “After this, Joseph of Arimathea, being a disciple of Jesus, but secretly, for fear of the Jews, asked Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus; and Pilate gave him…
    June 17, 2019
  • Nov. 20, 2007; The Series - Jesus, Unique & Unequaled Teacher Focus Text: John 3.1-2 It wasn’t easy being a disciple of Christ. Some who followed at the first saw the sacrifices that were involved as well as the dangers and turned their backs. Jesus didn’t blink; His terms…
    June 16, 2019
  • Monday Miscellan; November 19,2007; Focus Text: Ephesians 5.14-17 It was just a small roadside sign, not more than about 2 feet by 3 feet, that caught my eye. I was driving through a small suburb of Atlanta toward Sunday morning worship services when I saw it and some thoughts came to…
    June 15, 2019
  • Nov. 16,   2007; The Series - Jesus, Unique & Unequaled Teacher Focus Text: John 20.19-23 I think we all have them; friends who seem to delight in showing us their “battle scars.” I know I have a friend who had several surgeries, and he seemed to relish each…
    June 14, 2019
  • Nov. 15,  2007; The Series - Jesus, Unique & Unequaled Teacher Focus Text: John 20.11-18 Yesterday’s message introduced a significant conversation that took place between Jesus and Mary Magdalene; to refresh our memories, we will cite a portion of that text again. Recall…
    June 13, 2019
  • Nov. 14, 2007; The Series - Jesus, Unique & Unequaled Teacher Focus Text: John 20.11-18 Some roomers can be dressed up in respectable garb, but rumors look the same no matter how they are dressed. Jesus, unique and unequaled teacher was and is completely knowledgeable of the…
    June 12, 2019
  • Nov. 13,2007; The Series - Jesus, Unique & Unequaled Teacher Focus Text: Luke 8.1-3 One synonym for devotee is follower; another is supporter. In the case of Jesus and this miniseries, both definitions are appropriate. We will begin our study by considering a special set…
    June 11, 2019
  • November 12, 2007;  I have eaten Ashes like Bread Focus Text: Psalm 102.8-11 “My enemies reproach me all day long, Those who deride me swear an oath against me. For I have eaten ashes like bread, And mingled my drink with weeping, Because of Your indignation and Your wrath;…
    June 10, 2019
  • Nov. 9, 2007; The Series - Jesus, Unique & Unequaled Teacher Focus Text: Matthew 16.29-32 Jesus said to the Sadducees, “You are mistaken, not knowing the Scriptures nor the power of God.” (Matthew 22.29). We are limiting our comments to the first of His two charges,…
    June 9, 2019
  • Nov. 8, 2007; The Series - Jesus, Unique & Unequaled Teacher Focus Text: Matthew 16.22-29 Detractors with specific agendas frequently set traps for their “victims.” Such was certainly the case when the things noted in today’s focus text unfolded. “The…
    June 8, 2019
  • Nov. 7, 2007; The Series - Jesus, Unique & Unequaled Teacher Focus Text: Matthew 16.20-23 Detractors don’t always wear the uniform of the obvious enemy; frequently they come dressed in the garb of a friend. Jesus’ detractors were sometimes from within His own camp,…
    June 7, 2019
  • Nov. 6,2007; The Series - Jesus, Unique & Unequaled Teacher Focus Text: Mark 3.13-21 I wonder what would have happened in 1948 on the morning after the presidential election if Harry Truman had believed the headlines of the Chicago Daily Tribune, the headlines which boldly proclaimed,…
    June 6, 2019
  • November 5,2007; Monday Miscellany Focus Text: Galatians 4.1-6 Dickens opened A Tale of Two Cities with, “It was the best of times; It was the worst of times.” The atomic clock link on my computer says it is twenty-five hours later that it was twenty-four hours ago.…
    June 5, 2019

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