A Royal Line






When we think of Jesus it is easy to understand that He is divine but sometimes difficult to understand that He was also human. The writer of Matthew seeks to remind us about “…The human nature of Jesus and to His essential humanity; our Creator has linked Himself to us in ways that we can […]




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A Book of Genesis






Remember where you came from. My mother made it her duty to share with my brother and I the story of our family origin. She told us stories of her brothers, her parents and great grand parents. My uncle Leo was the genius who I strived to be like as a kid, my uncle Donald […]




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The Call of Abraham






It was like yesterday that I remember when I got the call to ministry. Every minister as a story around their call which validates them as a minister. At the time I was studying computer science, and I just felt like I wanted to do something more. After I prayed and took counsel with friends […]




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The Assurance of the Fool






Those who have every raised children, or who have every been a child can remember the time when you knew absolutely everything. As a teenager I was utterly convinced that I had acquired  infinite knowledge and understood all mysteries of life. When I was young I did not know enough to know what I did […]




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To Be Born Again






There was a man who came to Jesus at night. This man was very important, and he was a ruler of his people.The man was Nicodemus. Nicodemus had heard about Jesus and he wondered what, and who was this Jesus guy? what is He all about. Nicodemus was curious but he did not want to […]




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Repent






I was lost. I remember when I purchased my first car. I actually bought it on eBay, and I took a bus all the way to Vermont from Michigan in order to pick up the car. This was before I had a GPS. The first night I got the car, I got lost. I remember […]




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Recognize your need






As a chaplain I have the opportunity to work with a diverse population of people. I worked in a spirituality group on a behavioral health unit. Here we would discussion  various topics , to encourage spiritual conversation. It gave me great pleasure to work with this group, because they recognized their need.  It is difficult […]




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Lesson Summary – Salvation






Further Study: Ellen G. White, The Sinner’s Need of Christ, pp. 17-22, in Steps to Christ; The Subject Presented in 1883, pp. 350-354, in Selected Messages, book 1. Looking upon the crucified Redeemer, we more fully comprehend the magnitude and meaning of the sacrifice made by the Majesty of heaven. The plan of salvation is glorified before us, and the thought of […]




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Christ Gives Us Eternal Life






If you have been a college student, with less than perfect financial acumen, you might have bad credit. I might not be talking to you, but for those who know what I am talking about keep reading. College debt, and credit card debt has left your credit score less than desirable. Wait for it….. you […]




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Free From Sin






In John 8:34-36 Jesus talks about a type of freedom which is absolute.Jesus says that you will be free indeed. This suggests to us that there is freedom where you are absolutely free. In this world everyone is looking for freedom. Teenagers are looking fore freedom from they constraints of their parents rules.Employees are looking […]




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