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Baby It’s Cold Outside… Rejecting a Kingdom of Comfort.

Recently there was controversy regarding an iconic winter holiday song, “Baby It’s Cold Outside”. The controversy centered around a particular artist changing the lyrics, which were originally written in 1944. The lyrical change did little if anything to change the … Continue reading

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When Shining Your LIGHT Gets You Clobbered… Shine Your Light Even More!

I mean come on, who does not love the Beatitudes? They are fantastic teaching from our Lord Jesus Christ and we followers of the Lord Jesus Christ ought to prayerfully pursue living them out by the power of the Holy … Continue reading

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When You Feel Worn (Encouragement for the weary)

(James 1:2-3) My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. (1 Peter 1:6-9) 6 In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while, if need … Continue reading

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WHAT WE FEAR WILL MASTER US

While reading Ezekiel chapter 11, the Lord reminded me of the words of the Lord Jesus Christ, “No one can serve two masters; for he will either hate the one and love the other, or else he will be loyal … Continue reading

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God’s Power in REVIVE Seneca County

Sunday evening, one of Encounter Church’s members (Chuck Woerner), while working at our Church to prepare for ReviveOHIO’s arrival (we are the host church in Fostoria), was involved in “freak accident”. He lost so much blood (at least five units), … Continue reading

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Don’t be a Biting Sheep

Dear friends, In the midst of difficulties with Christian brothers, always seek to see Christ in your brother even if he is behaving as your adversary. When the enemy is afoot, he will attempt to pull your mind to seeing … Continue reading

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The Worst Pain and What We Must Do

For all the wonderful experiences and glories we are blessed to share in as followers of Jesus Christ, there are as many if not more trials, burdens, and afflictions we are called to walk in on Christ’s behalf. (Job 5:7) … Continue reading

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