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December 22nd, 2013

Written by Jerry Carlisle. Posted in Pastor's Blog

What a wonderfully gracious congregation you are!  The overwhelming response to the Exchange blessed our community—and touched your pastor’s heart!

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December 15th, 2013

Written by Jerry Carlisle. Posted in Pastor's Blog

Matthew tells us that the Wise Men of that first Christmas “rejoiced with exceedingly great joy.”  When they saw Jesus for the first time, they “fell down and worshiped Him.  And when they opened their treasures, they presented gifts to Him.”

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December 8th, 2013

Written by Jerry Carlisle. Posted in Pastor's Blog

Two weeks ago, Sotheby’s of New York auctioned a copy of the book of Psalms.  The winning bid?  $14.2 million—more than anyone, anywhere, has ever paid for a printed book.  Kind of gives new insight into 2 Timothy 3:16, doesn’t it?  “All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness” is the New King James Version.  What is God’s Word worth to us?

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December 1st, 2013

Written by Jerry Carlisle. Posted in Pastor's Blog

Are you looking forward to Christmas?  As we begin Advent, let me encourage you to join me in reading the daily devotions by Janet Denison made available through www.DenisonForum.org.  Our friend Janet, always thought-provoking and inspiring, will guide us to the Word of God as we prepare our hearts together.  

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November 24th, 2013

Written by Jerry Carlisle. Posted in Pastor's Blog

God speaks to us by the Holy Spirit through His Word—so, if we want to know Him, we need to open the Scriptures and listen carefully!   I promise you this:  if you will meet God in His Word each day, He will give you what He already knows you need.