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The Letter to the Laodiceans

by William J. Stewart Colossians 4:16 reads, “…when this epistle is read among you, see that it is read also in the church of the Laodiceans, and that you likewise read the epistle from Laodicea.” Have you ever wondered about … Continue reading

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Enter Into His Gates

by William J. Stewart The Psalms are filled with expressions of praise and thanksgiving before God. In some, we read about the troubles which the psalmist endured, and can see the transformation from a spirit of distress to one of … Continue reading

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Checking The Greek

by William J. Stewart I’ve heard a good friend and fellow preacher say from time to time that he knows a little Greek. And then, the punch line comes, “He owns a great little restaurant down the street.” All joking … Continue reading

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The Bible Said It First

by William J. Stewart As noted in a recent sermon on Biblical illiteracy, people in general do not know the Bible very well, which is unfortunate, for it is the word of life. We need to present ourselves as diligent … Continue reading

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Effective Fervent Prayer (2 of 2)

by William J. Stewart Last week, we considered Elijah, the wonderful example which James uses to demonstrate effective fervent prayer. This week, I want us to look at the context of James 5, and see this inspired man’s musings on … Continue reading

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Effective Fervent Prayer (1 of 2)

by William J. Stewart There are several occasions when events which took place in the Old Testament are used as lessons in faith for us in the New Testament. Consider the faith of Abraham, as he was willing to give … Continue reading

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Can we understand the Bible alike?

Unknown Recently a preacher raised the question: Can we all understand the Bible alike? He declared that we cannot, and asserted that those who believe that we can are simply entertaining an ignorant viewpoint. Your understanding, my understanding The claim … Continue reading

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Spectator or Participant

by Wayne Greeson The “Urban Dictionary” gives a satirical definition to the basketball term “sixth man” as: “A superfan who believes that his fervent support of a team will have a direct influence on the outcome of a game said team may be … Continue reading

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Some Scriptures About Mothers

by William J. Stewart Happy mother’s day! Below, I’ve included several texts which speak about mothers, in no particular order. What I hope we will see is the exceptionally important role a mother has, and the honour God wants us … Continue reading

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Buy Up Your Opportunities

by William J. Stewart The above phrase appears in the 1912 Weymouth New Testament rendering of Ephesians 5:16 and Colossians 4:5. To the people of Ephesus, Paul wrote, “Therefore be very careful how you live and act. Let it not … Continue reading

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