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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...

Jym Shorts - May 3, 2018

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Expect great things from God. Attempt great things for God!  - William Carey William Carey (1761-1834), the “father of modern missions,” was a lowly cobbler in England before he felt a call to translate the Bible into as many Indian languages as possible. It was not easy making...