Category Archives: The love of God

How to humbly and skillfully lead your husband … from behind

By: Rick Thomas   Sarah and Scott have a difficult marriage. They have been one flesh for eleven years. What began with all the hope in the world has slowly degenerated to a daily struggle. Though they both attend their … Continue reading

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It’s All About Jesus

Sermon by:  Pastor Douglas Graham March 17, 2013. “It’s All About Jesus” Matt. 12:14-21.   –   42 minutes. http://madetofish.com/sermonmanager.php?sermonID=45793& 9 Characteristics of Jesus, and how we can be more like Him!    

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Free to Love

By:  Pastor Douglas Graham If our relationships aren’t right, the reason isn’t a lack of love for each other, it’s a lack of love for God.  And conflicts reveal a bigger problem than anger and selfishness; it reveals a lack … Continue reading

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Better To, Than To

(These are a collection of tweets I made for the month of October). 1.  Better to be weak and relying on Jesus than to be strong and think I don’t need Him. 2.  Better to be sick and forgiven than … Continue reading

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Is God in Our Suffering?

  Job 1:20-22 says, “Then Job stood up, tore his robe, and shaved his head.  He fell to the ground and worshiped, saying:  ‘Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked I will leave this life.  The Lord gives, … Continue reading

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Do you have an evil heart?

  As you know on July 20, 2012 James Holmes killed 12 people in a theater in Aurora, Colorado and injured many others.  From our view point James Holmes is an evil man, and he is, but does that mean … Continue reading

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What is God doing in my heart?

God has been teaching me the importance of sharing my life with others, confessing my sins, taking an honest look at my sinful heart, and trusting in His grace and mercy. The Lord is helping me see the power of … Continue reading

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