Resurrection Sunday

Every couple of years I use this page to share a few quotes regarding the resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I hope these bless you as much as they have blessed me — especially the quote from Charles Colson! The New Testament writers speak as if Christ’s achievement in the dead was the first event of its …

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What a Difference a Year Makes

Sometime around mid-December, 2019 we started to hear about a new virus that was causing havoc in a region of China. Not much was known about it at the time, and there didn’t seem to be reason for the United States to be concerned. By the end of January, however, things were started to change. The following are a few …

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Unity, Not Uniformity

We are hearing a lot about “national unity” in the news these past several weeks. Politicians and other leaders are calling for us to come together as a common people with a common purpose so that our nation can heal from the wounds of the past four years. The irony is that both sides blame the other for the cause …

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2021

Usually, on January 1 we are sad to say goodbye to the following year as we look forward to the possibilities the new year brings. This year, however, it seems we are glad to say goodbye to 2020, but we are apprehensive about what 2021 may bring. A new president, the growing tension between political parties, and a new strain …

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What is Christmas?

Once again we enter the season of Advent. Another season of shopping and Christmas festivities. However this year we will be facing an Advent season like no other. COVID has changed everything, even Christmas. Many people will avoid traveling, so family gatherings may not happen this year. Many will avoid the malls, so shopping will be done almost entirely online …

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We The People

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America. ~ preamble to the U.S. Constitution The United …

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A Call to Repentance

The South San Francisco Ministerium hosted a virtual Promise Keepers convention on Friday, July 31 & Saturday, August 1. The event was held at Message of Peace Church, and there were about 25 men who attended. It was a blessing to be able to safely congregate with fellow believers during the current COVID-19 lockdown. The purpose of Promise Keepers is …

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We Represent Jesus on Earth

“You shall not make for yourself an idol in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below.” ~Exodus 20:4 “Let me give you a new command: Love one another. In the same way I loved you, you love one another. This is how everyone will recognize that you are my disciples—when …

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Not Created to Worship Alone

Grace and peace to you. In my devotional 31 Ways to be A “One Another” Christian: Loving Others with the Love of Jesus, today’s Scripture is from 1 John 1:7 — “But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from …

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Protests, Civil Unrest, Riots

Plant the good seeds of righteousness, and you will reap a crop of my love; plow the hard ground of your hearts, for now is the time to seek the Lord, that he may come and shower salvation upon you.Hosea 10:12 (TLB) Protests. Civil Unrest. Riots. These words have been part of my vocabulary since I was a little kid. …

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