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A few years ago, I started a speech off like this: Today I want to talk to you about my mom, Amy Rodgers Venter, and how her death affected me. Oh, I’m not talking about the pain, the agony, the … Continue reading

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Alive Forevermore!

Your future is bright. Jesus is no longer there. As He is, so you can be – Alive forever more! ******************* Joining you all, dear friends, in thanks to Jesus, our hope of glory, our present and future life eternal … Continue reading

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The Love of the Godhead

THE LOVE OF THE GODHEAD – FATHER, SON, AND HOLY GHOST                                Your love amazes me                       … Continue reading

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The joy of 84 years and 362 days!  You ask me the ways?  I’ll tell you.  A clothes closet packed full with clothes – none new.  But oh, the possibilities of a new combination.  I found one today and I … Continue reading

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  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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John 15:5  “I am the vine…” dependent: i’m not good enough. i’m not strong enough. i’m not rich enough. i’m not smart enough. In fact, i’m not good, strong, rich, or smart. But i’ll make it, Because HE is. I’ve … Continue reading

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NAMES OF JESUS IN THE 1ST CHAPTER OF JOHN: #5 HE WAS CALLED JESUS,   John 1:5 Matthew 1:21  The angel said to Joseph, “She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he … Continue reading

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NAMES OF JESUS IN THE FIRST CHAPTER OF JOHN # 3  HE WAS CALLED LIGHT: John 1:3-9 and 8:12 “I am the light of the world.  Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness; but will have the light of life.” … Continue reading

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“Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.”  Psalm 116:15 (Picture 1- Imogene with Vicky:  Picture 2: Imogene with her husband, Herman) How can God call death “precious?”   How can we say, “Amen” or “Even so, … Continue reading

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https://onetahayes.com/2018/09/13/socialism-is-not-charity-part-1/ At the link above, I posted about Socialism as seen in the New Testament.  I  said I would be back to take a look at Capitalism from the point of the New Testament.  Well, Ta-Da, I am back—only six … Continue reading

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