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The Call to Worship

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The Call to Worship The Call to Worship is Important.  It is God’s Word to us; He uses it to awaken us to Worship Him!  Skipped or taken as a routine sentence or two, its point and purpose is missed.  The Call is a SUMMONS to hear the Judge of All in effect say to […]

The World of I John 2:15-17

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  I John 2:15-17, a fresh translation The World   15    Don’t,[1] ya’ll, love the world[2] nor the things in the world! If anyone loves the world, no[3] love of the Father is in him, 16 because all that is in the world,[4] the lust of the sin-nature[5] and the lust of the eyes and […]

The Royal Wedding, Anthony Weiner and Skin

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I Peter 1:15  There was not a disparaging word about the royal wedding of Kate Middleton to Prince William.  It was a traditional Anglican wedding that unashamedly honored the Holy Trinity, the Bible and Marriage.  It was beautiful, dignified, modest and genuine.  Even the seculars and the detractors have been quiet, and the positive has […]

Prayer of EPC as of May15

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SHARE AND PRAYER SESSION AFTER WORSHIP We prayed for Adam’s Thesis work (the finishing) and for his final school work at SIU. the Sept 9 & 10 women’s retreat at Lake Saleteeska. for Andree Quick’s back, and for Liz’s treatment shots on Tuesdays and Fridays.  Praise for both women, and for Andree’s progress. for Joel’s […]

End of the World?

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American Radio’s Harold Camping teaches that Christ will rapture true believers out of this doomed world on May 21, 2011 (this Saturday) and on that day the world will end. He starts his heresy by quoting Mark 13:32-33, agreeing to it, and then proceeding to debunk it, in effect, by saying that God reveals to […]

The Seeker

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The parables of the lost sheep, the lost coin and the lost son (Luke 15), each with different metaphorical detail, speak of the eternal, seeking God of grace.  The parables each end with the rejoicing upon the repentance of sinners, where the emphasis should be.  But in addition, there are important illustrations not to miss, […]

The Lost Coin

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The Lost Coin Luke 15:8-10 May 1, 2011 INTRO After studying the parable of the Lost Sheep, this parable looks like the same thing, so why spend precious time on it?  Here is why: How is it possible to waste time on any portion of God’s Word?  “Your word is a lamp to my feet […]

good friday service

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Service to Remember the Atonement for our Sin – a good Friday service – April 22, 2011  We walk through the week of our Lord’s passion, starting on Friday (Yom Ha´shee´shee).  The week was not all somber.  The triumphal entry into the capital city, Jerusalem, was a time of gladness.  Our hymns today speak of […]

About the Assassination of OBL

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As regrettable as war is, defensive war is justifiable before God, in the teaching of Scripture, as is capital punishment (see Gen 9:5-6; Romans 13).  Official American aggression against those who have organized terrorist cells is justified.  Therefore, the assassination of Osama bin Laden, a man who has promoted and organized mass murder, warfare against […]

Andree re operation, etc

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Monday, May 2nd. Sunday night nurse said Andree was talkative and active.  This AM she was barely awake.  Her days and nights got flipped somehow. Surgery was delayed due to technical problem.  Had to call a technician for repairs who came from St. Louis.  Surgery started at 1:30 PM today, lasted to 6.  She is […]