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Leading Your Children to Love God's Word: Part 2

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Warning: reading the Bible can be risky. "Forthe word of God is living andactive,sharper than anytwo-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, anddiscerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.Andno creature is hidden from his sight, but all arenaked and exposed to the eyes of him to whom we must give account." (Hebrews 4...

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Leading Your Children to Love God's Word

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I've been a grandmother for quite a few years now, but it's just been within the past months that I've begun to realize that Deuteronomy 4:9 applies to my relationship with my grandchildren. Wait! How did I get old enough to be a teacher of my children's children? Well, no matter that it seems to have happened so quickly, the fact is that I am in a stage of life that carri...

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Resolved: Not to make resolutions

Resolutions are easily forgotten in the shuffle of the new year. Instead of a list of resolutions, perhaps one word to guide my thoughts and intentions will keep me focused on how God wants to grow me this year....

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Hope in Christ

How does hope in Christ help in everyday life? Is it just something that we can tuck away for future reference? I am learning that hope is an everyday thing, helping me live life in a way that can honor Christ....

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Gratefulness

Reading Colossians forces the reader to grow in thankfulness and gratitude. ...

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Why should I come to a Women's Bible study?

We need to be in God's Word together, to encourage and exhort one another and to deepen friendships. This year there are 4 opportunities to learn and grow together. Come and join us for a great year in God's Word!...

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Summer Sunday Mornings, revisited

A few ideas for ways to use your Sunday mornings to feed on God's Word this summer, even without Sunday School!...

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Summer Sunday School

As summer is quickly approaching, we want to take time and praise God for another great year of Sunday School teaching. We are blessed with great teachers at every level of Sunday School. We are all growing, from toddlers to adults, as we learn how to apply God's Word to our lives. To that end, the Session and the Christian Discipleship Committee want to challenge you to ...

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A Model for Family Worship

Yesterday, I wrote about the importance of Family Worship. If you never have tried Family Worship or you are looking for a new model, let me suggest one example: Read, Sing, Pray. Keep in mind, this is not the only way to do Family Worship. So if you have a pattern that works for you, keep it! Our practice takes only 10-15 minutesmuch more and our family would probably spo...

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Prioritize Family Worship

Let's just admit something. There are two responses when someone sees the words, "Family Worship." The Traumatic Response Some of you hear the phrase and begin to shudder, having traumatic flashbacks of trying to do devotions with your children in the midst of tears, fighting, or squirrely kids. In fact, there is probably a counseling center somewhere devoted simply to t...

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Tea and a good book

This is really a book report on two books: Awe, by Paul David Tripp and The Afternoon of Life, by Elyse Fitzpatrick. Winter is a great time to read more. These two books just might change your perspective on life....

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Turn the spigot on!

God's grace is freely available to us, and we need it to live and grow as Christians. How do we KEEP it freely flowing?...

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