Category Archives: church

CHURCH – THE LORD’S SUPPER

ACCORDING TO PAUL we should  partake of the Lord’s Supper during our assemblies (I Cor. 11:23-30).  It seems the Corinthians were using this occasion as a time to eat and drink.  That was not the purpose.  The purpose was to … Continue reading

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CHURCH – WHO GETS IT DONE?

TAKE LETTERS IN BLUE WITH A GRAIN OF SALT –  THEY ARE MY WORDS, NOT JESUS’  😀  smiling at you TO ACCOMPLISH THE PURPOSE OF THE CHURCH  we must have structure.  So what are the Biblical job descriptions?  Eph. 4:11-12  … Continue reading

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PURPOSES FOR LOCAL CHURCH BODY

We are in a time of great decline in church attendance.  Many say they can serve Jesus -be a Christian – as well without going to church. So your “churchy” friend (ME) would like to point out a lot that … Continue reading

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SANCTUARY

Most of you know I’m pretty “churchy,” and I am quite traditional about it. After a reading of Psalms 26 and 27, I am again reminded of how delighted I am to be able to go to the “house of … Continue reading

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GIVING BIRTH TO THE WIND

Isaiah 26: This chapter includes scriptures most church goers have heard over and over, V. 3, 7, 9. However, I have never heard Verse 18 commented on, “We were with child; we writhed in pain, but we gave birth to … Continue reading

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BEHIND STAINED GLASS

How many “layers” of doors do you have to enter to get into your church sanctuary? Probably at least two, maybe three or more-exterior, lobby, at least.  Can anyone peek in and see what is going on in your sanctuary? … Continue reading

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WHEN SPARROWS SANG -ALTAR

Twenty-some years ago I wrote a manuscript called “When Sparrows Sang.”  It consisted of memories of singing songs in the churches I attended the first half of my life.  Basically relating to hymn singing or southern gospel songs sung by … Continue reading

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I HAVE A LONGING

The following section was from 2014 (a Face Book status).  Still timely for me.  Churches are still into Live Big, Love Long, You’re Blessed, Friendship Avenue, Unity Forever, We’re the Loudest.  And especially “You gotta love yourself first!” *********** Oh, … Continue reading

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YOU ARE HIS TEMPLE

WHAT DOES THIS PICTURE SAY ABOUT GOD’S TEMPLE? Let me explain. ************* Solomon built God’s first permanent temple. God manifested Himself in a glorious cloud in that place. “So that the priests could not stand to minister because of the … Continue reading

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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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