Monthly Archive: May 2013

May 31

Three Things God Wants From Us…June 2nd

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We often ask God for safe travel and healing for the sick.  Ever notice how our prayers are often saturated with what we want from God?  But how much do we think about what God wants from us?  Does He have any expectations of His children? Sunday morning at Waterview church of Christ we’ll examine …

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May 28

God With Us…Part Two

word became flesh

Part 2 of 2…Immanuel; God with Us! “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.  He was in the beginning with God…And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full …

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May 24

I Knew You’d Come…May 26th

Moore tornado

Monday afternoon, May 20th, a tornado of unprecedented strength, swept through an urban neighborhood of Moore, Oklahoma.  With a mere 16-min. warning, businesses, schools and families desperately fled for shelter. This month alone, we have seen devastation from storms in the Texas towns of Granbury and Cleburne, as well as in the community in Shawnee, …

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May 20

Can We Improve the Service?

giving receiving

What makes service good and or bad?  Perhaps the best example of ‘service’ comes when you consider your waiter or waitress.  They offer a service for the customer that can either be useful or not. Have you ever visited an elegant restaurant?  As you walked in you receive a gracious welcome from your host.  You …

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May 17

The Sound of Silence…May 19th

Logan sleeping

Ask any parent who has young children and they will assure you the sound of silence is best experienced when those angelic children are sleeping.  As the parent of three teens the sound of silence is harder to find, but it’s still best when they sleep.  Yet the question remains, are there other times when …

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May 14

Come into the House of the Lord and Worship

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“So David arose from the ground, washed, anointed himself and changed his clothes; and he came into the house of the Lord and worshiped.” II Samuel 12:20 A complete review of this passage finds no songs of praise, no musical attributes and no reference to singing.  But let the focus from this passage be the …

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May 10

Mother Power…May 12th

dynamite

Power is described in many ways.  Often we think of power coming from the strong and stout.  But it can also be found in some unexpected areas.  Someone once said, “Dynamite comes in small packages…”  This Sunday morning, May 12th, we’ll consider the ‘power’ found in mothers.   In mid-May, each year we set aside …

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May 06

The Best Refuge…Ever!

children of the heavenly father

Though this spiritual song was new to me, it was born in the mind of Caroline Sandell Berg in 1858.  It’s origin comes from the ‘Song Book for Sunday School’, and as you listen to this choral arrangement, you’ll be able to hear the shades of a lullaby. The YouTube video is from Cal-State University …

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May 03

Jesus Loves Me…May 5th

jesus loves me

With a lesson entitled “Jesus Loves Me”, you might think it’s too under-developed for a Sunday morning sermon in the presence of mature adults.  Then again, how much more basic is the message of God…John 3:16! Often when life is filled with worry and doubt our hearts can become dispirited and distressed.  Anxiety and fear …

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