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A Message for You — October 15, 2009

October 15, 2009 // 0 Comments

Never let them hear the last word by PASTOR MARK LOVE St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Rockford At a Bible study on thankfulness, the group was discussing the best way we can express our thankfulness to God for all that He has done. Idea after idea was given on how each Christian could best express their thankfulness. One member of the class, a doctor at a children’s [...]

A Message for You – October 1, 2009

October 1, 2009 // 0 Comments

Proverbs by PASTOR MICHAEL CISLER North Kent Bible Church You may have heard of the proverb, “A stitch in time saves nine,” or “A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.” A proverb is usually a short picture story that conveys truth, either based on common sense or past experience. “A stitch in time saves nine” uses the picture of mending a rip or tear now [...]

A Message for You – September 24, 2009

September 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

Thank God for freedom by PASTOR LARRY ROWLAND Rockford Baptist Church The late President Ronald Reagan loved to tell of a conversation that he had with a Russian delegate at a summit meeting. President Reagan had summarized the political atmosphere of freedom in our country by telling the delegate that any American citizen can walk into the White House, slam his hand on [...]

A Message for You

September 3, 2009 // 0 Comments

God wants to hear from us by REV. LAURIE TENHAVE-CHAPMAN First Congregational Church of Rockford “Dear God, for my birthday I would really like a shiny red wagon and especially a puppy. Thanks for my good life! Amen.” So reads, we imagine, the prayer of a young child: simple requests for things they would like which may come to fulfillment, but may not. Well, I [...]

A Message for You – August 27, 2009

August 27, 2009 // 0 Comments

What are we convincing ourselves of? by MARCIA HUFSTADER Member, Third Church of Christ, Scientist Every day we are bombarded by thoughts, opinions and advertisements that come to us through friends and all sorts of media. A firm conviction of God’s goodness and all-ness enables us to see through that haze and therefore to think clearly. For instance, there are so many [...]
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