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Pergamum

September 17, 2020

September 17, 2020,Good afternoon,Letter to Pergamum.  Revelation 2:12-17Pergamum is located north of Smyrna. The people lived below the mountain. The Gods lived on top of the hill. The regular people came up the hill to donate things to the Gods. There was, as was usual, a stadium, a theatre and temples. One of the largest […]

God is Here Among Us

September 16, 2020

September 16, 2020Good afternoon, ( If you want to subscribe to the devotional Rejoice!, please contact Cindy Schultz ( 595-4287 or lcschultz@cyg.net ) . The cost is $46.60 a year. Fred has sample copies for you to look at . )   Letter to SmyrnaRevelation 2: 8-11Smyrna is the present day city of Izmir, found along the coast of the […]

I need to have more faith !

September 15, 2020

September 14, 2020 Good afternoon,  ” St. Augustine: “si comprehendis, non est Deus.” Roughly translated this means: “If you understand God, what you understand isn’t God.””  Welcome to Axios, we are making you smarter today. Today’s episode is sponsored by Facebook .  ”  On Axios Today ( September 14, 2020 ). Axios Today is an eleven minute morning […]

Much To Learn

September 15, 2020

September 11, 2020,Good afternoon,”  At the time the disciples came to Jesus asked, ” Who, then, is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven ?” Matthew 18:1I find this a strange question that is being asked of Jesus. Why does it matter who is the best ? Is the question about the kingdom of God […]

Control

September 11, 2020

September 11, 2020,Good afternoon,”  At the time the disciples came to Jesus asked, ” Who, then, is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven ?” Matthew 18:1 I find this a strange question that is being asked of Jesus. Why does it matter who is the best ? Is the question about the kingdom of […]

September 11, 2020

September 10, 2020Good afternoon,”  Help me with my unbelief ” —–  A man who interacts with Jesus in Mark 9:24″ Ponder Anew what the Almighty Can Do. “This is the verse from the song “Praise to the Almighty…” and the title of my blog. What will the events of the pandemic do to us as individuals […]

Worship the Lord With Gladness

September 8, 2020

         September 6, 2020 Good morning, ( Please pray for Arthur Poole as he recovers from minor back surgery ) May God, the Holy and Everlasting One, be close to you today. I hope you meet God as you worship today. May the songs, the readings, and the prayers allow you to feel comfort in the […]

MCC GO 100 !!!!!!

September 8, 2020

September 7, 2020Good afternoon, I have worked for MCC at four different times in my life. That is why, I think, that its 100th anniversary is emotional for me. Its first relief effort helped save the lives of my parents. Their work also helped my grandparents and parents emigrate to Canada in 1924 and 1926. I […]

Loving into Our World

September 3, 2020

September 3, 2020Good afternoon,“If it is to encourage, then give encouragement; if it is giving, then give generously; if it is to lead, do it diligently; if it is to show mercy, do it cheerfully.  Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves. “Romans 12:8-10 […]

September 2, 2020

September 3, 2020Good afternoon, “If it is to encourage, then give encouragement; if it is giving, then give generously; if it is to lead, do it diligently; if it is to show mercy, do it cheerfully.  Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves. “Romans […]