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... so that the world may believe - John 17:21

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America, Make Up Your Mind

What is destroying America???    Before you vote -- learn a lesson from the showdown in 1 Kings 18. 

 Pastor Chuck Love,  May 19, 2013.

© 2015 Chuck Love

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How do I become a Christian?

To all who received JESUS, who believed in His name, He gave the right to become children of God — John 1:12

You are born again spiritually the moment that you believe in JESUS and call out to Him asking for forgiveness for your sins. Then His saving power floods into your being, and He gives…

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in the last times some will turn away from the true faith; they will follow deceptive spirits and teachings that come from demons -- 1 Tim 4

There are a zillion different religions.  Each has its own set of teachings and rules to make you a better person.  BUT THEY DON'T WORK.  They improve your …

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Free at Last!

Some were living in darkness ... because they had rebelled against the orders of Almighty God ... in their distress, they shouted for help, and the LORD delivered them ... He brought them out of darkness >>> Now they offer sacrifices of gratitude with songs of joy, and announce everything He has don…

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Where is Jesus?!?

When they couldn't find Him, they went back to Jerusalem to search for Him there. Luke 2:45

Even when Jesus was a little boy, He knew everything, so why didn't He stick closer to His parents instead of going alone to teach in the Temple?  Jerusalem was a big city, and of course His parents were wor…

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i pour LIFE

Therefore, go and make disciples of all the nations … Mat 28:19

Christians shouldn't be focused on comfort for themselves and their family.  Jesus commanded us to make disciples of other people, including people very different than ourselves.

Jesus gave us the example by pouring  His life into…

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Search for the Lord and His strength.  Always seek His presence. - Ps 105:4

It's worth your time to search for God.  If you knock, He'll answer the door.  You can come into His presence because Jesus is the bridge to Him.

Why don't you look into Jesus ? - He's got the answer!

© 2015 Ch…

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Like a Moth drawn to the Flame

An angel of the Lord came at night, opened the gates of the jail, and brought them out. Then he told them, “Go to the Temple and give the people this message of life!” - Acts 5:19-20

The guards reported to their leaders: "The Apostles aren't in the jail. They must have run away. -- No, wait, t…

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Tex & Carolyn Floyd

I can't overstate how much respect and gratitude I have for Tex & Carolyn Floyd. 

Every Christian is under spiritual attack -- and that's doubly true for every pastor.  Ever pastor needs a mentor and encourager whose counsel they cherish because they know it's based in love and wisdom. 

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Eye of the Tiger

O death, where is your victory? O death, where is your sting?  -1 Cor 15:55

"Death, you ain't so bad! You got nothin! You shoulda never came back!" -- You can trash talk Death like that -- because Death is a loser.

The worse this world and the devil can throw at you is death. But Jesus whooped de…

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Only Human

He knows our frame; He remembers that we are dust. Ps 103:14

You're only human and you make mistakes. If you're not sure about that, ask your kids.

The amazing thing is that Jesus loves you like you are. He died for you when you were at your worst, and He hasn't stopped loving you now.

Now …

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Yet I will rejoice in the LORD, I will joy in the God of my salvation. Hab 3:18

Habakkuk is a very cool book written by a cool guy! Not only was he an awesome guitar player, he wanted to use it along with the praise team in the temple to rock-out for God (who was his Rock).

In the middle of t…

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Perfect Peace

You'll keep in perfect peace all who trust in You, all whose thoughts are fixed on You! - Isa 26:3  

It never helps to worry, and it never hurts to pray.  Thinking about Jesus will give you peace, because you know He's in control.  Nothing catches Him by surprise and nothing can derail His p…

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What We Believe

The Explore Jesus Statement of Faith:

A. The Bible is the perfect, inspired Word of God.

B. God is One and is eternally self-existent in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. He created the universe and transcends its space-time continuum. He is perfectly holy and hates sin.

C. …

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Easy Believism

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The servant said to Naaman, "If the prophet had told you to do something difficult, wouldn't you have done it?  So why not do the simple thing he told you?"  - 2 Kings 5:13

Naaman had leprosy and was told by the prophet Elisha to wash in the Jordan River to be healed.  Naaman became indign…

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Getting off the Turnstile

FEB 11, 2014. There are turnstiles inside the buses here in Brazil to separate the people just getting on the bus from those that have already paid the fare. After I paid and went through the turnstile, I sat down and then noticed something unusual. There was an ant standing right on top of the …

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With my whole being, body and soul, I will shout joyfully to the living God. - Ps 84:2

Carnival is celebrated in every remote corner of Brazil, Latin America, and the Caribbean. In the US, New Orleans joins the party with Mardi Gras. There are colorful floats, excitement, music, and dancing.  But…

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Words of Life

The Spirit alone is the One who gives eternal life. Human effort accomplishes nothing. - John 6:63

Many of Jesus' disciples deserted Him when they heard Him teaching. They wanted Him to be their king and religious leader, but they weren't ready to accept Him as their God and Savior.


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