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Fiery Darts by Bill Osborn

What kind of love is this?

By Jim Allen | May 17, 2019
A wag of the tail is a message of love understood in any language!

We should be forever amazed at these little fury guys we call dogs. They live in the moment. They have no memory of yesterday. They have no plans for tomorrow. Every moment is a new beginning. Every wag of the tail is a message of love. What kind of love is this? Read More

It is Finished!

By Jim Allen | April 22, 2019
Be transformed by the renewing of your mind… Romans 12:2

Paul mentions the doctrine of renewing the mind. What does that mean to the believer; and how do we renew the mind?

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The Message of the Cross – Follow Me

By Jim Allen | January 2, 2019
For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. John 3:16

Occasionally, a story comes along in human history so powerful that it gets your attention, and draws you in to learn more. This story is the greatest story ever told. It would be told once and then again and again until it became known worldwide. Read More

The Call

By Jim Allen | October 30, 2018
I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd gives His life for the sheep. John 11:10
Some stories in the Bible are hard to comprehend. The story of why Jesus came to die on a cross for you and me is one of them. Why did Jesus have to die? Read More

The Walk

By Jim Allen | October 24, 2018
I am the light of the world. He who follows me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life – John 8:12
The apostle Paul reminded the Church at Ephesus to walk worthy of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus (Ephesians 4:1). To walk worthy means to have the light of life. What does it mean to have the light of life? Read More

The Trial

By Jim Allen | October 20, 2018
All things work together for good to those who love God and are called according to His purpose Romans 8:28
The call leading the disciples from darkness to the light of life is a work of God (Romans 8:29–30). But along with the call comes the darkness of the wilderness where faith acquiesces to trial and temptation and life as we know it changes. What happens in the wilderness? Read More

The Cross

By Jim Allen | October 1, 2018
I must be about My Father’s business (Luke 2:49)
At the age of twelve, when Jesus was found in the temple, Joseph and Mary asked why he left the group returning home to Nazareth. “I must be about My Father’s business,” said Jesus. What was the Father’s business? Read More

The Pardon

By Jim Allen | September 24, 2018
Having been justified by faith we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ  Romans 5:1

Every once in a while a minor event in the Bible gets our attention. We are drawn in to learn more. One such event is the release of a condemned criminal from prison just before the crucifixion of Jesus. This seemingly minor event is a major event for you and me. In what way?

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The Life

By Jim Allen | September 11, 2018
I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.   John 8:12 NIV

An elderly gentleman was standing on a sandy beach. He was watching the sun set. Passing by and stopping for a moment I said, “Isn’t it a beautiful sunset?” The elderly man nodded agreeably and said…

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The Change

By Jim Allen | August 28, 2018
No Guilt in life, no fear in death. This is the power of Christ in me.

Songwriters Stuart Townsend and Keith Getty wrote these words for the last part of a song entitled In Christ Alone. Both men openly admit biblical truth is the substance for empowering their creative desire to write songs of praise that deepen the worship experience.

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