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FOOT WASHING

I am an old timer for sure, but even I have not participated in many “foot-washings.”  However, a few years ago a women’s group to which I belonged decided to have a foot-washing.  The following notes consist of 13 scriptures … Continue reading

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THE CHURCH TRIUMPHANT

The following is from a Face Book status which I posted in 2014.  Amidst this time of so many feeling like their “church” has failed them, I am again so thankful for the churches and people in my past.  I … Continue reading

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OH, LORD, SEND A REVIVAL

AND SEND ONE RIGHT NOW! I, with most Christians, want one.  But how much price are we willing to pay.  Many of us are going to give a couple hours today since it is Sunday.  What things happened to bring … Continue reading

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GEORGIA

  Church buildings have changed!  Yes, indeed.  Church people have changed!  Yes, indeed.  My granddad spent much of his time and resources building little churches somewhat like this, often in towns on the “wrong side of the track.”  These people … Continue reading

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TESTIMONY TIME

I’m thinking about “testimony” time in our old-fashioned churches. The ones that are sometimes looked at as insignificant “saved, sanctified, and filled with the holy ghost” expressions from all attendees. Well, if I were in one of those churches today, … Continue reading

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TAKE YOUR TEMPLE TO THE TEMPLE

Oh how the weeks do roll! It is Sunday again. It’s got me thinking how rarely if ever, I have dreaded going to church. Some people give the excuse that “the reason I don’t go to church is because my … Continue reading

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HAVE A “GLORY, HALLELUJAH” SABBATH DAY

 Anyone know this song from long ago.  “There is glory, there is glory, there’s a glory hallelujah in my soul.” A good way to start the Sabbath day. – Okay, not the original Sabbath. An argument so early in the … Continue reading

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THROUGH THE EYES OF A CHILD

“When will I have to stop going to church?” asked the little boy. “What?” I responded, not believing I could have heard right. “When will I have to stop going to church?” he repeated. Noticing my bewilderment, he clarified, “When … Continue reading

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MORE “CHURCHY” STUFF

The following paragraphs are from my essay “What Does Church Look Like.” ***************** CAN YOU IMAGINE?  Jesus had many followers but He kept his students to twelve?  He fed five thousand but didn’t claim to be their leader.  Give him … Continue reading

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WHAT DOES “CHURCH” LOOK LIKE

SO WHEN AND WHERE ARE WE TO MEET and what are we to do when we get there?  How do we spur to love and good deeds and encourage one another?   What else are we to do, and how do … Continue reading

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