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Thought Provokers for the Gospel read last Sunday, March 19, 2017

If you want to get warm you must stand by the fire; if you want to be wet you must get into the water. If you want joy, power, peace, eternal life, you must get close to, or even into, … Continue reading

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Thought Provokers for Sunday, March 5, 2017

These Thought Provokers may help you meditate the Gospel for this Sunday: Matthew 4:1-11 The name SATAN means in Hebrew, “the hinderer.” That is the correct designation for the anti-human in individuals and in the human race. Let us not … Continue reading

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Thought Provokers for Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017

If we cannot find God in your house or in mine, upon the roadside or the margin of the sea; in the bursting seed of opening flower; in the day duty or the night musing, in the general laugh and … Continue reading

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Thought Provokers for Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017

These Thought Provokers may help you meditate the Gospel for this Sunday (Matthew 5:38-48) If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man’s life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility. Henry … Continue reading

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Thought Provokers for Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017

Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be. Thomas a Kempis * * * * * * * * * * Anger is quieted … Continue reading

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Thought Provokers for Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017

Church-goers are like coals in a fire. When they cling together they keep the flame aglow; when they separate, they die out. Billy Graham * * * * * * * * * * One telling statistic reveals the fruit … Continue reading

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Thought Provokers for Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017

We are rich in the things that perish, but poor in the things of the spirit. We are rich in gadgets, but poor in faith. We are rich in goods, but poor in grace. We are rich in know-how, but … Continue reading

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Thought Provokers for Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017

If you think you’re too small to have an impact. try going to bed with a mosquito in the room. Anita Roddick * * * * * * * * * * God is the master of the scenes; we … Continue reading

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Thought Provokers for the Gospel of Sunday, Jan. 15, 2015

Read the Gospel (John 1:29-42) here. God made Sun and Moon to distinguish seasons, and day and night, and we cannot have the fruits of the earth but in their seasons: But God hath made no decree to distinguish the … Continue reading

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Thought Provokers for Sunday, Jan. 8, 2016

You may read the Gospel for this Sunday here. Baptism is a living, saving water on account of the Word of God which is in it. Martin Luther * * * * * * * * * * Baptism points … Continue reading

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