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About scon777

Pastor/Teacher at Grace Bible Church in Redwood City, CA since 1998.

BENEFITS OF BEING CONTENT

What is the source of quarrels and conflicts among you? Is not the source your pleasures that wage war in your members? – James 4:1 What does contentment provide us? There are tangible benefits of contentment. First, contentment allows us … Continue reading

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STOP RUNNING AND START RESTING

Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Matthew 11:28 Somebody said, “Every morning in Africa when the sun comes up, a gazelle awakens and knows it must run faster than the fastest … Continue reading

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The Resurrection: What It Means

For as in Adam all die, so also in Christ shall all be made alive. —1 Corinthians 15:22 What does the resurrection of Jesus mean to you? What does it mean to me? First, it assures our future resurrection. Because … Continue reading

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TRUTH On A Donkey

This is Holy Week, and around the world Christians are celebrating the incredible events that took place in Jerusalem over 2000 years ago. Although there are many things that separate us doctrinally, here is one thing about which all Christians … Continue reading

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THE HUMILITY OF A SERVANT

Have this attitude in yourselves which was also in Christ Jesus, who, although He existed in the form of God, did not regard equality with God a thing to be grasped. Philippians 2:5-6 In Philippians 2:5-11, Paul described qualities of … Continue reading

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IMPROVING YOUR SERVE

Do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also for the interests of others. – Philippians 2:4 Servanthood comes neither naturally nor easily. From the time we draw our first breath, we are programmed to think, “Me, … Continue reading

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A LIVING SACRIFICE

I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship. -Romans 12:1 What does it mean to be a living sacrifice (Romans … Continue reading

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JESUS CAME TO SERVE

The Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many. – Mark 10:45 In Mark 10:45, Jesus said, “For even the Son of Man came not to be … Continue reading

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A SERVING HEART

The greatest among you shall be your servant. Whoever exalts himself shall be humbled; and whoever humbles himself shall be exalted. – Matthew 23:11-12 Epitaphs attempt to reduce somebody’s life to a sentence or two on a slab of stone. … Continue reading

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WHAT THE BIBLE CANNOT DO

For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope. Romans 15:4 When you receive your mail, I’m sure you open the letters that … Continue reading

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