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Jym Shorts - October 5, 2017

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I just returned from a short visit in Illinois with three of my brothers. I always find it a relaxing and productive time. While my brothers work during the day, I generally catch up on reading. On this particular visit, I edited a chapter of the dissertation I am writing for my schooling...

Jym Shorts - September 28, 2017

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He who testifies to these things says, “Yes, I am coming soon.” Amen.  Come, Lord Jesus. –Revelation 22:20 Apparently, the world was supposed to end on Saturday of last week. All of us who know Jesus are supposed to be in either the new heavens and the new...

Jym Shorts - September 21, 2017

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In the spring of 1987 I was a junior in college. Actually, let me rephrase that. In the spring of 1987 I was a very hip junior in college. That sounds better. I worked for the university as a Resident Assistant, and a fellow R.A. on my staff and a friend from Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship...

Jym Shorts - September 14, 2017

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Some of you may remember our Missions Emphasis from 2013. That year we invited Brian Hogan, a missionary with YWAM and a church planter in Mongolia to visit with us. Brian shared with us how God used a small team of ordinary men and women from different nations (Russia, Sweden, and the United...

Jym Shorts - September 7, 2017

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What gives a book or letter in the Bible authority over our lives? This is a basic question that both friends and foes of Christianity ask, and rightfully so. Generally speaking, Christians do not rest their case on the authority (canonicity) of the New Testament based on an argument that the...

Jym Shorts - August 31, 2017

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There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. –Romans 8:1 The above passage is how Romans chapter 8 begins, with one of the most important passages in the New Testament. It breathes life into many a sin-weary soul. This coming Sunday, Pastor Tony will bring our...

Jym Shorts - August 24, 2017

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As we inch closer to September and the conclusion to our summer series through Romans 8, we begin to turn our focus toward missions and our annual Missions Emphasis. We have scheduled this year’s emphasis for September 17, 24, and October 1. Each year at LifePoint, we take a few weeks to...

Jym Shorts - August 17, 2017

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“…you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God.” (1 Thessalonians 1:9) What is at the root of our anger, anxiety, fear, and impatience? Why do we turn to people, places, and things as a refuge? What causes relationship problems? Why do we often fail to...

Jym Shorts - August 10, 2017

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I was asked recently if a person can be a Christian yet not believe that some of the stories in the Old Testament are literally true. The examples were predictable: Balaam's donkey speaking with the voice of a man, Lot's wife turned into a pillar of salt, Jonah and the great fish and, of course...

Jym Shorts - August 3, 2017

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…for God loves a cheerful giver. – 2 Corinthians 9:7 Last week I gave you my thoughts on what the Scriptures have to say about giving/tithing and generosity. This week I would like to share with you some of my thoughts on where I think Christians should be focusing their giving. I...

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