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

Verse: 1 Timothy 6:20-21

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Avoid the irreverent babble and contradictions of what is falsely called “knowledge,” for by professing it some have swerved from the faith. 1 Timothy 6:20-21 In this final instruction in 1st Timothy there is clear instructions to avoid the thinking of the “rich” in earthly possessions.  One of the discussions I most often have with unChristian friends is one regarding money and wealth.  Where I see my needs as ones relative to the ministry God has called us to, they see things differently. For a long time I chased the $ and the…read more

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Folly and a raging heart.

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When a man’s folly brings his way to ruin, his heart rages against the Lord. Proverbs 19:3 It amazes me every day people that blame God for their trouble.  Couple things in this verse stand out to me. Man’s folly: This is man’s doing, his sin, his efforts, his action, not God’s. Man’s way: This is not the way of the righteous and it is NOT God’s way, this is man causing trouble for man’s plans. Man’s ruin:  “Give um enough rope they will hang themselves” was the advice I got as…read more

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The Apostles’ Creed

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Thinking about adding this to our Service Sunday as a public testimony of our faith.  The Apostles’ Creed has received this title because of its great antiquity; it dates from very early times in the Church, a half century or so from the last writings of the New Testament

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Correct Thinking

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I was editing some code and I always like to have some rather loud music going to help me keep focused on resolving the problem I am working through. Today I had Demon Hunter The Triptych CD in going loud and the lyrics of one of the songs caught my attention. RELENTLESS INTOLERANCE These eyes, they will gaze and reflect And gauge every thought I reject No sway of stance in changing times Just a narrow mind commanding respect We stand on the words of the wise And languish every…read more

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