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By DR. BRIAN GIGEE  “Proverbial Goodness!” (2nd in a series of four articles focusing on ancient proverbs from the Bible and other cultures.) “I myself am convinced, my brothers and sisters, that you yourselves are full of goodness, filled with knowledge and competent to instruct one another.” – (Romans 15:14) …

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By REV. DR. BRIAN GIGEE  “Proverbial Goodness!” (first in a series of four articles focusing on ancient proverbs from the Bible and other cultures.) “The eyes of the LORD are in every place, beholding the evil and good.”-(Proverbs 15:3) My grandmother once said to me, “there is goodness all around …

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By REV. DR. BRIAN GIGEE  “EMUNAH” –Stand fast; hang on! “So, friends, take a firm stand, feet on the ground and head high. Keep a tight grip on what you were taught, whether in personal conversation or by our letter.”- 2 Thessalonians 2:15 Have you heard?  A significant number of young adults …

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By REV. DR. BRIAN GEE “ON JUDGING OTHERS” “This is the judgment, that the Light has come into the world, and the people loved the darkness rather than the Light, for their deeds were evil.” -John 3:19 There is something in the word, ‘judgement,’ that is both clarifying and yet …

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By REV. DR. BRIAN GIGEE “Everybody, Anybody, Nobody or Somebody?” “But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.  Once you were not a people, but …

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By REV. DR. BRIAN GIGEE “GENERATION TO GENERATION” “The Lord foils the plans of the nations and frustrates the designs of her peoples.  But, the plan of the Lord stands forever, the designs of his heart from generation to generation.”    -Psalm 33:10-11 The death of my father came before the birth of my son.  …

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By REV. DR. BRIAN GIGEE “ON SUBMISSION” “Then Jesus made it clear to his disciples that it was now necessary for him to go to Jerusalem, submit to an ordeal of suffering at the hands of the religious leaders, be killed, and then on the third day be raised up …

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By REV. DR. BRIAN GIGEE “COUNT YOUR BLESSINGS” “And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.”  2 Corinthians 9:8  Johnson Oatman wrote over 5500 hymns.  Whoah!  In 1897 he penned… …

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FAITH MATTERS— on matters of faith as everyone believes in something! “CHURCH IS LIKE MEATLOAF” By Rev. Dr. Brian Gigee “But solid food is for the mature, for those who have their powers of discernment trained by constant practice to distinguish good from evil.”  – Hebrews 5:14  This is probably …

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By REV. DR. BRIAN GIGEE “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.”                                                              – Isaiah 55:8-9  I love the …