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Jym Shorts - July 12, 2018

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Good afternoon (or, at least it’s afternoon as I write these words), Beloved! I hope that this e-newsletter finds you all doing well. Over the last week or so I have been preparing for the next book that we will be tackling in Plan and Promise: Nehemiah. As I’ve been reading through...

Jym Shorts - July 5, 2018

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Let those of us who are mature think this way, and if in anything you think otherwise, God will reveal that also to you.  Only let us hold true to what we have attained.   – Philippians 3:15-16 We are now officially at the halfway mark of 2018. In light of that fact, I...

Jym Shorts - June 28, 2018

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I keep tucked away in my “devotional” file a little half-sheet of paper with an outline on it that I taught from almost fifteen years ago. It was a short lesson I did on finding the will of God in prayer, and I utilized a large portion of material from George Mueller’s...

Jym Shorts - June 21, 2018

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As you probably know, our Missions Emphasis for 2018 is titled, “1,671 Waiting on God’s Word.” This number represents the number of languages throughout the world that still do not have any part of the Bible translated. The number represents people groups who have not yet...

Jym Shorts - June 14, 2018

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I hope this blog finds you all doing well, Beloved! Last Sunday night Pastor Nate Gast walked us through what discipleship looks like in a very practical manner. The importance of personal discipleship simply cannot be overstated, and there is great joy in being a part of a body where older...

Jym Shorts - June 7, 2018

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But grace was given to each one of us according to the measure of Christ’s gift.   –Ephesians 4:7 The apostle Paul tells us something very important in this very short sentence in his letter to the church in Ephesus. Namely, grace is God’s gift to us. He...

Jym Shorts - May 31, 2018

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I am not by nature drawn to showing hospitality. I don’t like large groups of people. I don’t like a messy house. I am frugal (a euphemism for cheap) and that means I am anxious about mud on my carpet, worn out couches, scratches on the walls, the grocery bill, and other things that...

Jym Shorts - May 24, 2018

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This past Sunday evening we kicked off our Missions Emphasis Series with my presentation on the history of the English Bible. We covered briefly how the canon of the New Testament came about, and then focused on the early beginnings of the Bible in Old English, and its progression forward to our...

Jym Shorts - May 17, 2018

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So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.   –Romans 10:17 Last Sunday we kicked off our Missions Emphasis for 2018 earlier than we have ever done here at LifePoint. Our “official” Missions Emphasis is set for September 9 and 16 this fall...

Jym Shorts - May 10, 2018

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I see no business in life but the work of Christ.  -Henry Martyn As I continue my short series of mini-biographies of missionaries who were committed to Bible translation (our theme for this September’s Missions Emphasis), I want to share with you a bit about one of my missionary...

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