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“My” church vs. “His” church thinking

October 17, 2014 | Christ, church, church membership, Gary Combs, God, kingdom, serve, service, volunteer, worship

“I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord!” (Psalm 122:1 ESV). As Americans, we are so accustomed to having things our own way that it should come as no surprise that we bring this way of thinking into the church. We tend to approach church attendance and church membership with

Thy vote be done

November 7, 2008 | election, kingdom, politics

“By my power kings govern, and rulers make laws that are fair. Every honest leader rules with help from me” (Proverbs 8:15-16 CEV). We voted and we have our new president elect. Regardless of how we voted, as Christians our duty now is to support our new president and pray for him. When I voted this

I rendered unto Caesar today

November 4, 2008 | christian duty, civic duty, duty, kingdom, patriot

“And he said unto them, Render therefore unto Caesar the things which be Caesar’s, and unto God the things which be God’s” (Luke 20:25 KJV). I rendered, I mean, I voted today. The lines weren’t that long at the local fire station where I’ve been going to vote for the past 20 years. I like

Inviting the Kingdom to come

October 31, 2008 | Christ, family, king, kingdom

“Thy Kingdom come” (Matthew 6:10 KJV). “The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his field. Though it is the smallest of all your seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds of the air