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Category Archives: Home & Family

MarriageForgivenessHARD

In Marriage Forgiveness Can Be Very HARD What is Forgiveness?  When is it Hard?  What role does that play in marriage? Purpose:  to provide something to think about.  Maul it over.  It will take time to wrestle with self over this… Some possible situations / scenarios: You have fought (Yes, I use this to indicate […]

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Marriage_Equality

Marriage Equality    (Message date:  01/21/18 at First Baptist Church of Elyria – links are below.) Woman was created as a ‘helper’ not a ‘slave’ or in a “subservient” position …. Sermon scripture text was:  Genesis 2:18-25 Genesis 2:18 (ESV) 18  Then the LORD God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone; […]

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1Cor7-MD

1 Corinthians 7 – Questions  –  Answers From one studying the Bible answers are acquired for our lives today.  This chapter in 1 Corinthians addresses of marriage and singleness.  In today’s ‘sex filled world’ the Bible speaks out with instruction for holy living. In this study I will utilization the information provided by the “Life […]

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SinConviction-ItsValue

What is conviction of sin? I found this quote about ‘conviction of sin’ that presented what a healthy view toward this might look like. The following is a quote from Raymond C. Ortlund, Jr. commentary on Isaiah.  I’ve highlighted key phrases to speed up the reading.   “We may feel good about ourselves. But what […]

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WorkBoundaries

I received this eMail from “faithgateway” concerning how to be aware of ‘boundaries’ that occur at work.   It has some interesting points to consider and yet your job has its own uniqueness of situations and people.  Consequently, not all things written here will apply to you or at your job.    I share this only […]

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Fathers_Day

Father’s Day – 6/21/2015 To help equip us as fathers – here are four Scriptures:   1 Corinthians 8:6 (NASB95)           6      yet for us there is but one God, the Father, from whom are all things and we exist for Him; and one Lord, Jesus Christ, by whom are all things, and we exist […]

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Temptation

Temptation The definition of the word “temptation” from Harper Bible Dictionary:    (Quote from:  Achtemeier, P. J., Harper & Row and Society of Biblical Literature. (1985). In Harper’s Bible dictionary (1st ed., pp. 1032–1033). San Francisco: Harper & Row.)     temptation,generally an enticement to do evil, the term is used in the Bible to convey […]

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Influencer

Men – will we be an influence to others, thus becoming an influencer? Can we develop a desire to be an influencer?  Can we learn how to be an influencer? Do we want to be an influencer for others?  We would surely want to be a proper influencer for our children! We would want to […]

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MensBreakfast#6-041214

Anatomy of a Test of Faith – Part 2    –  Mens Breakfast #6 on 4/12/14 (Following are the notes taken from viewing The Testing of Your Faith by Bruce H. Wilkinson.)   Moments of destiny happen and these change our future.  The Bible shows times of pivot points for the people, their responses and outcomes. […]

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Exchange-BlankTEST

                                                                                                                        Name_______________________ GIVING THE EXCHANGE PRE-TEST Come and see the works of God…I will declare what He (has) done for my soul (Psalm 65:5, 16) o    C_______________________                                               I must turn the conversation to the ______of_______. o    1. Making Conversation o    2. _________/__________ Conversation o    How would you _____________________________ __________________________________________? o    Personal Testimony – He has […]

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