Loving the Law of God

Today I found myself reading in the longest chapter in the bible, Psalm 119. Check out the words of the Psalter right near the middle of the chapter: (verses 97-105) “Oh how I love your law! It is my meditation all the day. Your commandment makes me wiser than my enemies, for it is ever […]

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“the church militant, the church armed, the church warring, the church conquering.”

This was the introduction to a sermon Charles Spurgeon preached back in 1858. “THE CHURCH OF CHRIST is continually represented under the figure of an army; yet its Captain is the Prince of Peace; its object is the establishment of peace, and its soldiers are men of a peaceful disposition. The spirit of war is […]

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The Power of Vision

At the church in which I pastor, our vision statement reads, “The vision of Hope Church is to grow and develop followers of Jesus Christ who understand and live their calling as missionaries, spreading God’s love to the world.” A vision statement is more than just a few words strung together that get mentioned every […]

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“Call to Me”

“the condition of the church may be very accurately gauged by its prayer meetings. So is the prayer meeting a grace-ometer, and from it we may judge of the amount of divine working among a people. If God be near a church, it must pray. And if he not be there, one of the first […]

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