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Elder Mike concludes the 2016 January Meeting by turning to 1 Thessalonians 4 and looking at five R’s embedded there: remember, return, resurrection, rapture, and reunion.  The apostle Paul asks them to remember that those asleep in Christ are to be awakened on the last day, and it is tied to the return of…(Read More)

Elder Mike examines four for’s found in Romans 1:16-18 that become the theme for Paul’s letter to the Romans, a church predominately Gentile.  He establishes that he is not ashamed of the finished work of Jesus Christ.  Why?  Because it is the power of God to direct those who are saved…(Read More)

Elder Mike explains that there is a stark difference between knowing and believing.  Believing is actually from the same root as the word love and should be considered as “to hold dear” or “to swear allegiance”.  Often we miss out on the blessings of certain scriptures because we are not in the right mindset when…(Read More)

Elder Mike continues his thoughts on faith and forgiveness.  He begins in Galatians 5:6:  “For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision; but faith which worketh by love.”  Then moves to various texts found in 2 Corinthians and Luke.  In order to give the kind of forgiveness the Lord Jesus Christ…(Read More)