Tag: service

Jan 07

A Cardiologist Models Christ-like Service

A few weeks ago, I was visiting some close friends and church members in the emergency room.  The brother had symptoms connected with heart problems, following a recent surgery.  An ambulance was called and they were receiving care.  The ER doctor wanted them to see a cardiologist.  The nurse was telling us about the cardiologist …

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Feb 23

Reviving Hospitality!

Why is it that we think hospitality is just for the ladies?  One of the qualifications for an elder is “hospitable.”  It seems that hospitality is a dying virtue in our busy culture. It was highly valued in Old Testament times.  We see it displayed by Abraham, Lot, the widow of Zarephath to Elijah and …

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Oct 28

God is Not To Be Used, But Served!

First Samuel chapters 4-6 tell the story of the Ark of God getting passed around from group to group all in an attempt to use God for their personal benefit.  First, Israel brings the Ark out for a battle against the Philistines.  They lose because of their wickedness and the ark is stolen.  The Philistines …

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Mar 02

He Departed with No One’s Regret!

I was reading through 2 Chronicles when this verse jumped out at me which was speaking about King Jehoram the son of Ahab and Jezebel. “He was thirty-two years old when he began to reign, and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem. And he departed with no one’s regret. They buried him in the city …

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