Observe what Christ commanded

  This is the seventh article of an eight-part series on the Great Commission found in Matthew 28:18-20. And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.  Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations,...
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Teaching them

  This is the sixth article of an eight-part series on the Great Commission found in Matthew 28:18-20. And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.  Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations,...
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Baptizing them

  This is the fifth article of an eight-part series on the Great Commission found in Matthew 28:18-20. And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.  Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations,...
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Make disciples

  Matthew 28:18-20 – And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.  Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, teaching them to...
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We go

  Pastor David is a Ugandan pastor and personal friend.  He gives me a ride on his dirt bike to visit other pastors when I am teaching there.  His dirt bike is not really made for two people, but we make it work.  The hardest part is climbing aboard.  First, Pastor David...
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Because I said so

  My mother is a wonderful person.  I never get tired of bragging about her.  She has a quiet spirit about her that I deeply appreciate.  Perhaps this quiet spirit is the reason she pasted a bumper sticker to our kitchen window.  It read, “I’m the Mommy.  That’s why!”  There...
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Keep It Simple Sweetheart

  I began my military career at basic training the summer before my senior year of high school.  Basic training provided a great opportunity to grow up a bit faster.  Among other things, I learned to get out of bed without hitting a snooze alarm.  I learned to take orders...
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Independence Day

  I celebrated Independence Day early this year.  A young Dickinson man just began his military career at Annapolis, and I have been living vicariously through him and his family.  I have known him since he was a young boy.  I have seen him tackle one life challenge after...
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A proper stirring

  The Feast of Booths was at hand, and Jesus was nowhere to be seen (John 7).  Jesus had already begun his public ministry, and the crowd obviously expected Him to attend the feast.  In His absence, Jesus was the talk of the crowd, “And there was much muttering about him...
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Our Father

  Prayer appears to be one of the more difficult things for Christians to understand.  The topic of prayer invokes many questions.  What is it?  How does it work?  And how do we actually pray?  Jesus taught about prayer within His famous Sermon on the Mount.  “Pray, then,...
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