Mark My Words – New Creation

As we emerge from winter, we enjoy seeing everything come back to life. The trees sprout leaves, the flowers blossom, and the grass turns green. What once appeared to be completely dead, reemerges from its winter slumber in all of its glorious splendor. If we didn’t know better we would think that God is bringing forth new life for the first time. However, we have experienced the seasons. We know that as winter approaches, all of nature falls into a death like state. However, we know that it will only last until Spring. Spring is a time of new creation, the bringing forth of something new, from what appears to be dead. This is a beautiful picture of what God does in a human life when a person commits their life to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. This month we will explore the different aspects of the new creation we become when we accept Jesus Christ.

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Mark My Words – True Love

As we approach Valentine’s day, it is universally recognized that the major theme of the holiday is love. The shape that symbolizes the holiday is the heart. Boxes of candy and even the shape of the individual pieces of candy take the form of a heart. The color that symbolizes the holiday is red. We send cards that include red hearts, asking others if they will be our Valentine.

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Mark My Words – Sounds of the Season

There are many sights and sounds of the season that remind us that Christmas is drawing near. I love to listen to good Christmas music because it gets me into the spirit of the season. I especially love the Christmas hymns that we will be singing as we gather to celebrate the first coming of Christ to earth. There is the familiar offering kettle with bell ringer from the Salvation Army that can be found at the doors of department stores collecting money for those in need…

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