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July 28 – God’s Church Building Plan

1 Corinthians 14:1-25; 2 Kings 8; Jonah 3 “He who speaks in a tongue edifies himself, but he who prophesies edifies the church.” (1 Corinthians 14:4 NKJV) When he finished with the reminder to show godly love (previous chapter) Paul … Continue reading

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September 3 – No Lone Ranger Christianity!

Yep – another late one. No excuses. Psalm 140-142 1 Corinthians 14:1-20 “The ones who speak in different languages are helping only themselves, but those who prophesy are helping the whole church.” (1 Corinthians 14:4 NCV) After noting that each … Continue reading

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July 28 – Why Do We Do This?

1 Corinthians 14:1-25; 2 Kings 8; Jonah 3 I love the opportunity to visit other countries and share the love of Christ with the people in those countries. What I hate about it is the plane ride. They fit 10 … Continue reading

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June 22 – Pray

Mark 6:1-29; 2 Samuel 15; Daniel 9 The movie “”Patton” tells the story of General George C.Patton during World War II. As the war was closing down and troops were attacking German positions, the Germans made one last counter—attack that … Continue reading

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January 25 – Clarity

Third Sunday after the Epiphany Psalm 119:89-96 (The law of God gives life); Jeremiah 36:1-10 (The scroll is read in the temple); 1 Corinthians 14:1-12 (The assembly’s gifts) What is it that draws us back into the mind of God? … Continue reading

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July 28 – Prophesy!

After finishing the “love chapter” Paul continues his teaching by noting the need to teach, or prophesy. “But he who prophecies speaks edification and exhortation and comfort to men. He who speaks in a tongue edifies himself, but he who prophesies edifies the church.” Paul reminds the Corinthians that it’s “not all about you.” Which is better for the work of the church – somebody strengthening themselves or somone strengthening each and every member of the church? Continue reading

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