That my life would reflect God's glory - Jeremiah Griffin - pastor Rockford, Illinois

On Happiness

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Just as the sick man longs for health, and the prisoner of war for liberty–just as the parched traveler in hot countries longs to see the cooling fountain, or the ice-bound polar voyager the sun rising above the horizon–just in the same way does poor mortal man long to be happy. But how few consider what they really mean when they talk of happiness! How vague and indistinct and undefined the ideas of most men are on the subject! They think some are happy who in reality are miserable: they…read more

Top 10 Lessons of June

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Top 10 lessongs of June 2012 (so far): 10.  Good people do stupid things (sin) and bring damage to themselves. 9.  Denial is not just a stage… it is a lifestyle.  People that know something is sin, still find themselves doing it and blaming others for it, or ignoring it etc… 8.  People attack when they feel threatened even if I am just the messenger, or “the message” wasn’t for them in the first place… (maybe their guilt?) 7.  There is Evil in this world. I call it sin, but…read more


Verse: Colossians 3:16-17

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Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God. And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. Colossians 3:16-17 Does this sound like our/your church? 1.  Word of God is central to all aspects of the church: A.  Teaching and admonishing in wisdom 1. Teach: to impart knowledge or skill One definition read…read more