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Thinking of the Lost

Authored by boomervet on Sun, Jun 26 2005 - 08:24 PM

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I am here at church preparing for Discipleship Training and the Evening Service and all that keeps going through my mind is the thought that this could be the last time time we are together before Jesus comes for His church, Am I ready? Is my life clean? Each moment should be lived with the thought that it could be our last before we see Jesus ...

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He Never Fails You!

Authored by boomervet on Sun, Jun 26 2005 - 12:31 AM

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This morning was another morning that God proved His faithfulness to me. My heart goes out to those who do not believe in God. To go through life without knowing Him or His love, would be a terrible way to live.I will write more later, but for now I just wanted to praise Him and let the world know how much I love Him.Can I get a witness?Until ...

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Struggles in Life

Authored by boomervet on Sat, Jun 25 2005 - 11:03 AM

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Struggles in life; we all have them. No one is exempt. But for the believer in Christ, we have Someone to walk through the struggle with us. James tells us in James 1:2-3, Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. The Greek word for "joy" is chara and ...

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What about the topic of Sin

Authored by boomervet on Fri, Jun 24 2005 - 10:21 AM

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I read several different devotionals each day to help get my day started with my eyes focused on God. One of those devotionals is My Utmost for His Highest by Oswald Chambers.In yesterday's devotional reading, Dr. Chambers states, "We have to recognize that sin is a fact, not a defect; sin is red-handed mutiny againsy God. Either God or sin ...

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Another Day to Live For Him!

Authored by boomervet on Thu, Jun 23 2005 - 10:05 AM

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Last night we had a geat time in Bible study. As I stated in a previous blog we are doing a verse-by-verse study of the book of Daniel. It has been exciting to see how God, through Daniel, spoke to His people about their future and then to see through the records of history how much of it has come to pass. There is still more prophecy to be ...

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There is an Urgency!

Authored by boomervet on Wed, Jun 22 2005 - 10:51 AM

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Yesterday while driving to the bookstore, I was listening to Al Mohler on the radio addressing the issue of "The Urgency of Preaching." He made a statement that made me pull off the road and think about. He said, "Reflecting poetically on the urgency and centrality of preaching, the Puritan pastor Richard Baxter once remarked, I ...

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Our Motivation For Missions

Authored by boomervet on Tue, Jun 21 2005 - 11:41 AM

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Thank You Jesus for another day!!!!In the middle of all the work of the ministry, I have been struggling with the Prospectus for my Doctor of Ministry Project. I have a heart for missions, and I would like to see all believers become personally involved through Short-Term Missions (STMs) projects. I believe STMs can make a big difference in the ...

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Our Service To God!

Authored by boomervet on Mon, Jun 20 2005 - 11:57 AM

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What another glorious day of life God has given me. Every day I celebrate and rejoice over the fact that God has called me to pastor a church.One thing I must always be cautious of is not to let my service to the Lord become routine or monotonous. That is so easy for me to do. Without even realizing it I can get into the habit of establishing a ...

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The Fellowship of the Unashamed

Authored by admin on Thu, Jan 25 2007 - 09:53 AM

Fellowship Of The Unashamed"Therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, put on tender mercies, kindness, humility, meekness, longsuffering; bearing with one another, and forgiving one another, if anyone has a complaint against another; even as Christ forgave you, so you also must do. But above all these things put on love, which is the ...

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Happy Father's Day!

Authored by boomervet on Sun, Jun 19 2005 - 09:48 AM

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I thank God every day for my father. My father came to know Jesus four-years ago and it makes every Father's Day since then so much better because I know I will be spending an eternity with him in heaven.Bless you all this day!Until later... ...

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Keep Checking!

Authored by boomervet on Sat, Jun 18 2005 - 12:39 AM

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As I said my computer at home has died. When I blog I must go to my office at the church. Please keep checking back, I have something important to discuss; something that I read in one of John Piper's books. I will try and get to the office this evening. Right now, I am trying to complete the "Honey Do List" my wife gave me before she ...

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No Price Too High

Authored by boomervet on Fri, Jun 17 2005 - 11:48 AM

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In my devotion this morning I read Romans 9:3, which says, For I could wish that I myself were cursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my brothers. Paul had such a burden for his lost Jewish brothers that he was willing to pay any price, even the losing of his own soul, to see them come to Christ. No price was too high to pay. The question ...

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Humor for the Day

Authored by boomervet on Thu, Jun 16 2005 - 03:52 PM

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One of my church members sent this funny story to me about Pastoral Visitation and I thought I would share it with all who might need a laugh:A new pastor was out one day, visiting some of the people in his new church. He wanted to meet them and get to know them on a one to one basis.At one house it seemed obvious that someone was at home, but no ...

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Our Daily Privilege

Authored by boomervet on Thu, Jun 16 2005 - 11:18 AM

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Sometimes when I think about ministry and the awesome responsibility that comes with it, I get overwhelmed. I am not just talking about the job of being a pastor. I am talking about the responsibility that belongs to each and every one of us. We are all called into the ministry, just in different arenas.When you think of the lost people in this ...

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Revival, "Yes," Meeting, "No"

Authored by boomervet on Wed, Jun 15 2005 - 06:28 PM

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As I continue to think about next year and how FBC Pearl City might have an impact on our community, the word "Revival" keeps coming to mind. By that I mean an encounter with the living God that will change our lives in such a way that people will see the reality of our faith. I don't want just a two, three, four, or five day meeting. ...

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A Memory

Authored by boomervet on Wed, Jun 15 2005 - 11:15 AM

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This morning my wife and I had a memorial service for our dearly departed computer. She will be missed. For now, until the Lord blesses us with a new computer, I will have to post while I am in my office at church.I want to talk about another memory, one that was made just recently. I have received several comments (and they are greatly ...

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Quick before the computer dies!!!!!!!

Authored by boomervet on Wed, Jun 15 2005 - 01:20 AM

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My computer is about to die! It has been a good machine and has fought the good fight, but like everything else it has succumbed to old age.I want to try and put down a few thoughts before it takes it's last breath. Tonight I have been praying and asking God for His direction for FBC Pearl City for the year 2006. So many thoughts crossed my mind ...

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Always be on the alert.

Authored by boomervet on Tue, Jun 14 2005 - 11:45 AM

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I never thought it would happen, but I had my first golf lesson yesterday. For years I have been saying that golf was not something I would ever do. I could never understand what people saw in chasing a little white ball around a pasture, and having to pay for the privilege of doing it.Well, I have changed my mind. Yesterday afternoon as I was ...

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Sunday Worship

Authored by boomervet on Mon, Jun 13 2005 - 02:34 PM

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I can't believe another Sunday has come and gone. The highlight of my week is when I get to used by God to deliver a message from His word to the church He has entrusted into my care.I look forward each week to my preparation time for the upcoming sermon. As I dig into the treasure of God's Word seeking those nuggets of truth He wants me to share, ...

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2005-06-11 23:44:22

Authored by boomervet on Sat, Jun 11 2005 - 11:44 PM

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There has been a lot of talk over the past couple of months about "values" and I am afraid that many of those who are involved in the discussions haven't got a clue as to what the term really means. If you don't believe me just listen to some of the so-called experts appearing on television news shows or talk radio. This is why it is so ...

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Love for the World

Authored by boomervet on Mon, Jun 27 2005 - 11:41 AM

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In yesterday's sermon I was preaching from Matthew 5:43-48, and talking about the love we should have for all people, even those we desire to have no relationship with. The Greek word for "love" in this passage is agapao and it means, "to love something on the basis of a high regard for its value or importance." It is the same ...

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Standing Firm!

Authored by boomervet on Sat, Jun 18 2005 - 07:44 PM

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I have been reading John Piper's book, Counted Righteous In Christ, and found it to be very eye opening and thought provoking. One comment of his that I would like to toss out to you for pondering is as follows (I have highlighted the most interesting statements):The terrorism of September 11, 2001, released a brief tidal wave of compassion and ...

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Ministry Thoughts!

Authored by boomervet on Fri, Jun 10 2005 - 12:40 AM

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One of the great pleasures I receive from being in the ministry is when God begins to lay upon your heart a vision to reach people with the Gospel that you haven't reached before. Before going to the office on Wednesday mornings, I go to Starbucks for that weekly special treat of a cup of their featured coffee of the day and a bannana-nut muffin. ...

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An Exciting Time of Bible Study

Authored by boomervet on Thu, Jun 09 2005 - 08:50 AM

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We had a great Bible study last night. It is exciting to study the prophets of the Old Testament and to see how some of their prophecies have already been fulfilled and discuss the ones which are still to come. Studying God's Word gives me an energy that is beyond description. My prayer is that all Christians will develop a longing for His Word. ...

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Here I go!!!!!

Authored by boomervet on Tue, Jun 07 2005 - 12:14 AM

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I have been told that blogging is the wave of the future for ministry, so here I go, I am about to jump into the water.  The purpose of this blog will be to discuss the ministry at FBC Pearl City, as well as present my thoughts on various issues of the day.Comments will be greatly appreciated. ...

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