Category Archives: Matthew

April 27 – Say What Now? – “Go and Make Disciples and I’ll Be with You”

Read Matthew 28:16-20 Say what now? The sheer scope of that responsibility seems nearly impossible today. It must have seemed even more overwhelming to the disciples as they first heard the words. In terms of its breadth, they were to … Continue reading

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April 25 – Be Ready – Be Ready for Christ’s Return!

Read Matthew 24:42-51 The other day, referencing a place which will remain unnamed, I said that I wouldn’t want my worst enemy to go there. Obviously, this place is temporal and just holds a negative place in my heart based … Continue reading

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April 11 – Church and State

Read Matthew 5:13-16 I’ll be honest with all of you. I’m not a politically minded individual. I don’t get involved in political debates and, quite honestly, I ignore 98% of the political stuff that I come in contact with. Now, … Continue reading

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February 28 – A 7 Day Conversation with Ruth Friend LPCC – Issue Within Us All

Read Matthew 9:10-13 During this week, we are going to be listening to Ruth Friend, a licensed professional clinical counselor, and dear friend of Grace Church as she teaches us about the value of mental health and how we can … Continue reading

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February 26 – Personality of Jesus – Gethsemane

Read Matthew 26:36-46 Gethsemane.  The word means “oil press”. It’s fitting, if you ask me. The last place Jesus went with His disciples before the nails and the cross and the tomb and the death and the life and the … Continue reading

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February 19 – Meet the Team – Nate Mills

Read Matthew 28:19-20 My name is Nate Mills.  I have been a member of Grace Church around 20 years.  I am married to my high school sweetheart, Carol, for 23 years.  We have 3 amazing children: Taylor, Drew and Toby.  … Continue reading

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February 18 – Meet the Team – Charline Engle

Read Psalm 71:3,16-18 and Matthew 14:22-32 We just closed out 2020 and for many of us it was a year we prefer to place far back in the recess of our memories. I agree. For our family, the year was … Continue reading

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February 8 – Faithfulness – He is Always with Us

Read Deuteronomy 31:6, Psalm 119:6-7 and Matthew 28:16-20 What a beautiful truth to remember and yet, how often do we forget that Jesus is always with us? Over the last 6 months, the Lord has taught me a great deal … Continue reading

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December 25 – Word Became Flesh – Go and Tell

Read Luke 2:8-20 and Matthew 2:1-12 Have you ever heard somebody sing “Gloria In Excelsis Deo”? I mean really sing it. Especially the Gloria part. It is from the song “Angels We Have Heard on High.” From Latin to English … Continue reading

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December 24 – Word Became Flesh – Resisted from the Beginning

Read Matthew 2:1-23 Imagine a nativity scene with all of the typical figurines. Inside of the stable are Mary, Joseph, and Jesus in a manger. The visitors include some shepherds and magi. How would you feel, though, if another animal … Continue reading

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