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Jym Shorts - January 25, 2018

Posted by Nate Meece on

Self-introductions are always difficult. You’re not quite sure how to begin; the transition from general introduction to actual self-introduction is choppy and often disjointed; you’re constantly debating what information to put in and what information to leave out (because, of...

Jym Shorts - January 18, 2018

Posted by Jym Gregory on

A few years ago, one of our elders here at LifePoint encouraged me to read Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Although I have a great love for history, and had obviously heard of the novel and its impact on America in the mid 1800’s, I had never troubled myself to read it. I...

Jym Shorts - January 11, 2018

Posted by Jym Gregory on

I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you. -Psalm 119:11   New Year's resolutions are as old as...well, new years. They are easily made and just as easily broken. Nevertheless, the new year is a good time to start new things, and to set a purpose to...

Jym Shorts - January 4, 2018

Posted by Jym Gregory on

In January of 2016 I wrote the following words in my first “Jym Shorts” article of the year:  As we welcome in the new year, we have much to be thankful for here at LifePoint.  I've been out of the pulpit for the past two weeks and was away from our own worship service this...

Jym Shorts - December 28, 2017

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Lord, who may dwell in your sanctuary?  Who may live on your holy hill?  -Psalm 15:1 I’ve been reading Psalm 15 every day for the past week as I work on committing it to memory.  It goes on from verse one to describe the qualities of the person who may approach the...

Jym Shorts - December 21, 2017

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Lift up your heads, O gates! And be lifted up, O ancient doors, that the King of glory may come in.  Who is this King of glory?  The LORD, strong and mighty, the LORD, mighty in battle...who is this King of glory?  The LORD of hosts, he is the King of glory! -Psalm 24:7-10 This...

Jym Shorts - December 14, 2017

Posted by Nate Gast on

I find it interesting that despite the growing secularization of our culture, Christmas still overflows with Christian symbols and sounds. Nativity scenes dot the landscape and scripture and theology can be heard echoing across the radio waves and throughout the aisles of department stores...

Jym Shorts - December 7, 2017

Posted by Jym Gregory on

George Mueller was a 19th century British evangelist and minister to orphans. He is best known for his total reliance on God’s provision as he, in turn, provided for thousands of English orphans in and around the city of Bristol. He never asked people for funding, preferring only to lay...

Jym Shorts - November 30, 2017

Posted by Jym Gregory on

A prison cell, in which one waits, hopes and is completely dependent on the fact that the door of freedom has to be opened from the outside, is not a bad picture of Advent.  -Dietrich Bonhoeffer Advent is upon us again. Beginning Sunday, December 3rd, many Christians will embark on yet...

Jym Shorts - November 21, 2017

Posted by Jym Gregory on

If you're reading this, it is probably close to our Thanksgiving holiday. You probably also have much for which to be thankful. Allow me to share with you briefly something about which every true follower of Christ ought to be eternally thankful - forgiveness. Where would you be without...

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