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The Mysterious Love of God

It is one thing to talk about how much we need God to save us. It is quite another to talk about how much He wants to save us. For the love of Christ compels us, because we judge thus: that … Continue reading

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Sunday at the Fair

Calvary Baptist Church is going to the Warren County Fair! Our Sunday worship service will be at 8:30 AM at the Warren County Fairgrounds. The service will be held at the Friends of 4H/Bill Riley Talent Search free stage right … Continue reading

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Truth and Trust

Have you said in your heart or heard a friend say, “I just don’t feel that God is very close to me.”? In that moment, although we may not realize it, we are wrestling with who to believe – our … Continue reading

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How Our Sin Reveals God’s Glory

“The wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Jesus Christ our Lord.” Romans 6:23 Sin reveals God’s glory. That is quite a statement. Did I say sin? Yes, sin. It isn’t exactly a … Continue reading

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Making a Difference for Eternity

I don’t know who said it, but I know that our world seems to live by this axiom, “He who dies with the most toys, wins.” However, we all know that it isn’t our stuff that makes a difference.  Just … Continue reading

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Jesus-Minded Enough To Make a Difference

“I do all things for the sake of the gospel, so that I may become a fellow partaker of it.” – Paul, in his first letter to the Corinthians (9:23) Think on that for a moment. Paul, who is our example … Continue reading

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Kingdom Thinking Every Day

Think about this verse – “Whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.” (1 Corinthians 10:31) Our lives can glorify God. The things we do can glorify God. That means that the things … Continue reading

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Will We Start?

How does a person become a great pianist?  How do people become great ball players?  How do people get good at a foreign language or pottery?  Yes, all take work.  Yes, all take a measure of skill to start with.  … Continue reading

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Rising to the Challenge of Those Who Came Before

Yesterday was Memorial Day. It is a day that we remember in this country what those who have gone before us have done. Our service men and women show us that freedom is worth it. It is worth fighting for … Continue reading

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A Disciple or a Fan

Let me tell you a story of two children… Young Bobby wants to be a great soccer player. He watches soccer. He has posters of soccer players on his walls. All of his video games are soccer video games. He … Continue reading

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