July 27, 2014 - Enduring Faith

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Posted by Clayton Speed on

Lesson Truth We’ve all been tested in life.  And one thing is for certain, as long as we have breath, we will continue to be tested.  But there is good news, my friend!  When walking through a trial, we don’t have to face it alone.  1 Peter assures us that we can ...

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Tags: faith, christian lifestyle, communication

July 20, 2014 - Active Faith

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Posted by Clayton Speed on

Lesson Truth Recent studies have shown that 61% of Americans would rather blend into the crowd than do anything to stand out. Fashion designers and ad wizards generate millions of dollars each year on our collective desire to look like everybody else. The problem with this for believers is that ...

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Tags: active faith, bible studies for life jully 20

July 13, 2014 - Focused Faith

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Posted by Clayton Speed on

Lesson Truth The way we think about hope influences the way we think about faith.  Our ability to hope for something better and bigger than our current situation enables us to act in faith.  In the book of 1 Peter, the author tells us about a hope that acts as the keystone to a ...

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June 29, 2014 - God is Wise

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Posted by Roger Crew on

Lesson Truth God gives wisdom to those who humbly seek it. Read the Bible Proverbs 2:1-6; 3:5-7, James 1:5 Discover what God wants you to know. Knowledge and wisdom must never be equated. Knowledge focuses on information while wisdom focuses on applying truth to daily living. Only God ...

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Tags: wisdom, decision making

June 22, 2016 - God is Forgiving

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Posted by Clayton Speed on

Lesson Truth We are to always remember how much God has forgiven us.  He forgives us when we walk out.  He forgives us when we squander and abuse what He has entrusted to us.  He forgives us even when we hurt those He loves.  God forgives us!  In the short letter of 1 ...

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June 15, 2014 - God is Always Just

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Posted by Clayton Speed on

Lesson Truth All around us we see the inequities and injustices of life.  Planes that disappear into the night – and no one stands accountable; terrorists that capture and kidnap schoolgirls – their families never to hear from them again; people who randomly fire bullets into ...

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Tags: just, justice

June 8, 2014 - God is Loving

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Posted by Clayton Speed on

Lesson Truth The longer we live in relationship to God, we discover that He extends to us a love that persists no matter what, a love that endures, and a love that always seeks our best.  The book of 1 John helps us to discover the beauty of God’s love – a love that is poured out ...

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Tags: love

June 1, 2014 - God is Holy

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Posted by Clayton Speed on

Lesson Truth One of the KEY truths of scripture and all of life is this:  there is only ONE GOD and He loves His creation with a kind of love that only He can share.  HE is truly like no other – and this “like no other” quality is described for us in the Bible in one ...

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Tags: holy, holiness

May 11, 2014 - Hope Expressed

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Posted by Clayton Speed on

Lesson Truth What does it look like when you’re filled with hope?  When expressed, it looks like gratitude!  In Psalm 138, David expresses his hope in God – he overflows with gratitude.  In doing so, he sets a pattern for us to follow. Read the Bible Psalm ...

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Tags: hope, gratitude, thanksgiving

May 4, 2014 - Hope Personified

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Posted by Clayton Speed on

Lesson Truth In spite of our life choices, God desires a love relationship with us. Read the Bible Luke 15:11-12; 20-24 Discover what God wants you to know. Key Ideas:  (1) We all have moments like the younger son.  This occurs when we want the gifts God offers MORE THAN we want a ...

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Tags: prodigal son, hope, father

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