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About scon777

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

TWO STORIE S ABOUT MARRIAGE

“love…keeps no record of being wronged.” 1 Corinthians 13:4-5 Story one: Deborah K. Johnson writes: “My seven-year-old daughter wanted to take violin lessons, so I took her to a music store to rent an instrument. Hoping she would understand the … Continue reading

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PARENT, THAT’S YOUR JOB DESCRIPTION

“And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and … Continue reading

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PRAY ABOUT EVERYTHING

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.”  Philippians 4:6 Sometimes we take for granted the gift of prayer. The idea that we can communicate … Continue reading

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YOUR TRIAL IS PRODUCING MATURITY

“And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to His eternal glory in Christ, will Himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.” 1 Peter 5:10 Saw an article which read as … Continue reading

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STANDING ON GOD’S PROMISES

“As surely as God is faithful, our word to you has not been Yes and No….but in Him it is always yes.” 2 Corinthians 1:19 Ever had a friend break a promise? The check doesn’t come, the repairman doesn’t show, … Continue reading

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YOU’RE ON A MISSION!

“Go! I am sending you.” Luke 10:3 Jesus sent His disciples out on a mission saying, “Carry no moneybag, no knapsack, no sandals, and greet no one on the road.” Luke 10:4 Observe three things He emphasized: “Carry no moneybag” … Continue reading

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BE HUMBLE!

“Truly, truly, I say to you, a servant is not greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who sent him.” John 13:16 One of the reasons God chose John the Baptist as Jesus forerunner is … Continue reading

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Ready to Give an Answer

“but in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect.”  1 … Continue reading

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How To Find True Joy In Loving Others

Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. 1 Corinthians 13:7 One of the responsibilities when you are a pastor is having the opportunity to counsel couples who are preparing for marriage. And when I … Continue reading

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THE DOMINO EFFECT OF PRAISE – Part 2

“My mouth is filled with Your praise…all day long.” Psalm 71:8 In 2007, after battling leukemia, pianist/song-writer Roger Bennett died. He thought he was in remission but the disease returned with a vengeance. He wrote on his website: “Our enemy … Continue reading

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