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Denominations: Methodist/Wesleyan Church (Part 1)

Ascertaining accurate total numbers is difficult.  The Methodist church is greatly divided.  There are 23 separate Methodist bodies in the U.S. alone (Frank S. Mead and Samuel S. Hill, Handbook of Denominations, p. 159).  “The World Methodist Council is made … Continue reading

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Why Be Thankful?

There are those who are unthankful to God or man.  This is true for a variety of reasons.  (1) Some are so focused on what they do not have, that they fail to appreciate and be grateful for what they … Continue reading

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Without

There are things that man must have for physical survival.  He cannot survive very long without them.  “How long can we survive without the basics?  Every person and situation is different, though the ‘rule of threes’ gets at the desperate … Continue reading

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Peace Series: Wisdom From Above

“When a man’s ways please the LORD, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him” (Proverbs 16:7). This is a proverbial statement, a general truth in life; it is not to be taken as an iron clad … Continue reading

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Peace Series: Let The Peace of God Rule

“But above all these things put on love, which is the bond of perfection.  And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also you were called in one body; and be thankful” (Colossians 3:14-15). Three things … Continue reading

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Peace Series: Peace Surpassing Understanding

“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God which surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts, and minds through Christ Jesus” (Philippians … Continue reading

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Peace Series: Not Food and Drink

“The Kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit” (Romans 14:17). The context concerns the eating of clean and unclean food (Romans 14:14).  The church at Rome was composed of … Continue reading

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Peace Series: Peace Through Jesus

“Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom also we have access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God” … Continue reading

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Peace Series: Glory, Honor, Peace

“Who (God – B.H.) ‘will render to each one according to his deeds’: eternal life to those who by patient continuance in doing good seek for glory, honor, and immortality; but to those who are self-seeking and do not obey … Continue reading

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Peace Series: My Peace I Give You

“Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you.  Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid” (John 14:27). “These things I have spoken to … Continue reading

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