From the Pastor 2012

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Knowledge or Life

Ephesians 3:12-21 In the days of Paul, the Church in Corinth had problems. These problems were spiritual ones: The members had allowed the world to come in their daily lives. They were not living like Christians. There was compromise with sin and they were not growing spiritually. Apostle Paul gave two important reasons for the […]

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The Birth of Jesus Defines History

Isaiah 7:14; Luke 1:26-38 Larry King, the CNN talk show host, was once asked who he would most want to interview if he could choose anyone from all of history. His response was: “Jesus Christ. I would like to ask Him if He was indeed virgin-born. The answer to that question would define history for […]

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Separation

2 Corinthians 6:14-7:1 In the days of Paul, the Church in Corinth had problems. These problems were spiritual ones: The members had allowed the world to come in their daily lives. They were not living like Christians. There was compromise with sin and they were not growing spiritually. Apostle Paul gave two important reasons for […]

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The Real Enemy

Revelation 3 Our real enemy today is not a world full of sin and unrighteousness. Our battles are not against the world and its corrupt system. Yes, there is a lot of corruption and sin around us – we live “in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation” (Philippians 2:15) – but the real […]

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Proclaimers or Followers?

1 John 2:3-11 More than two billion people claim to be or at least consider themselves to be Christians. The person who would like to find out who or what a Christian is and starts asking questions may quickly discover that even those who call themselves Christians are unsure, confused or even wrong in their […]

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Transformation, Not Improvement

Ephesians 4:17, 22-24; 5:8-11 Anyone who wants to become an athlete must consider the requirements very carefully to be successful. There are at least three important things that are necessary: commitment, discipline and a change of way of life. These requirements also apply for a soldier, a politician, in marriage and for a Christian! Commitment […]

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Mission Update: Armenia

I send greetings to our brothers and sisters in Armenia. It took a visit to that country and seven months for the book God’s Workshop to be re-born in Eastern Armenian. On April 22, the new translation of the book, Asdzo Arestanotse , was presented to about 170 leaders and others at a special dedication […]

They Watched Him There

Matthew 27:27-56 For some people, Good Friday and Easter have simply become words that describe two “Christian” holidays that may bring family members together, or perhaps an extra holiday for workers and students and, of course, special activities in churches. Naturally, this is for those who do not know and understand the real meaning of […]

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Be Strong

Ephesians 6:10-18 We often hear Christians say and preachers proclaim that when you become a Christian or a believer in Jesus Christ, your life changes and God’s blessings make life easy and He fights your battles. However, the Bible reminds us that every true child of God soon learns that the Christian life is a […]

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Be Imitators of God

Ephesians 4:17, 22; 5:8-15 When someone decides to become an athlete, he or she must meet some requirements to succeed. These are: 1. Commitment 2. Discipline 3. Changes in lifestyle The same requirements apply for a soldier, for a politician, in marriage and for a Christian. Commitment The person who is half committed to a […]