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Category: The Pastor’s Pen

Halloween and History and Fall

3 There’s a season for everything and a time for every matter under the heavens: Ecclesiastes 3:1 When you think of Halloween, what comes to mind? For a lot of people, Halloween has become synonymous with candy, costumes, scary stuff, witches, ghosts and pumpkins. But do you know the Christian connection to the holiday? The…
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Francis and More

The seed is healthy: the vine will give its fruit. The land will give its produce; the heavens will give its dew.  I will give the remnant of this people all these things.  Just as you were a curse among the nations, house of Judah and house of Israel, so now I will deliver you; you…
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Singing in the Rain

8 Pour down, you heavens above,     and let the clouds flow with righteousness. Let the earth open for salvation to bear fruit;     let righteousness sprout as well.     I, the Lord, have created these things. Isaiah 45:8 Common English Bible (CEB) It is sure raining. As I traveled to the church this morning, I…
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First Reflections

We always give thanks to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you. We’ve done this since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and your love for all God’s people. Colossians 1:3-4 The opening of Pauls’ writing to the church in Colossae is exactly what I’ve been feeling…
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