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Everyone is a Someone to God

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The ultimate purpose of human life is to be fulfilled at the resurrection. That does not mean God neglects the present physical life. The fulfillment, abundance, happiness, and success of this human life are an integral part of God’s plan. The entirety of the book of Proverbs is filled with instruction and exhortations explaining how […]

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As Little Children

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“Therefore we are buried with Him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life” (Romans 6:4). When we come up out of the water, our baptism makes us a new person as we […]

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Slow Starts

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We all have aspirations. For some of us still, that includes baptism. However, as you come up out of the water, while God may see you spiritually as a new creature, you are still very physically you. Your neural pathways are still the same as they were when you went under the water. It is […]

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Count down to the 2016 retreat.

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We are just over a week away from the Infuse 2016 Summer Retreat in Clearwater Florida.  The theme this year is Accountable. We need to hold ourselves accountable in every aspect of our lives: God, ourselves, family, friends, coworker, strangers, and so on. Our verse to go with the theme this year is 1 Timothy […]

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The Foundation for Salvation

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Most people in Christendom are interested in their salvation, which they think is “going to heaven.” Millions think the foundation of their salvation includes going to church every Sunday morning and observing Christmas as Jesus’ birthday and Easter as His resurrection. Those of us in the Church of God know that these practices are not […]

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The Purpose of Life

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The Bible is made up of sixty-six books explaining the whole “Purpose of Life.” It is a sad thing to say, but most people on earth have no idea of the awesome reason why they are here, much less the purpose of it all, even after reading the Bible. Present estimates put the number of […]

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The Great Need for Atonement

From the time Adam and Eve ate the fruit of the Tree of the knowledge of good and evil, the Great need for the Holy Day of Atonement was necessary. The need for all mankind to receive atonement, “reconciliation” is paramount. The reason for this need is because the nature of man has become totally […]

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What Does The Bible Have For Me?

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Life never ceases to amaze me. Just when we think everything is flowing smoothly, a bump comes up and throws our reality into a cyclone. The question becomes, “What next”? What will be the next problem, what will be the next solution, what should we do next? I rarely know the answer to the first […]

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Reflect, Review, Recharge, Rejoice

Have you ever been frustrated when you go to use something and the batteries are dead? It happens to me all the time, and seems to be more prevalent as our world increasingly relies on remote control and electronic devices. My cell phone, Blackberry™, laptop, remotes, bluetooth headset, and car, have all stopped working at […]

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