#CPC Wednesday Message 1-26-22

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Wednesday Greetings,   Why did I not know until this week that this was in the Bible???"When I thought, "My foot is slipping," your steadfast love, O Lord, held me up."Psalm 94:18God may not always "hold us up" from falling, but when we fall, God surely holds us up.  I rediscovered...

#CPC Wednesday Message 1-19-22

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Wednesday Greetings,   I was reading the story of Jesus' death in Luke's Gospel.  I'm not sure why in January I was reading that, but I still like to just pick up the Bible and read and wonder.Luke 23:34   Then Jesus said, "Father, forgive them; for they do not know what...

#CPC Wednesday Message 1-12-22

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Wednesday Greetings,   "I love to accomplish a great and noble task, but it my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble.  The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each...

#CPC Wednesday Message 12-29-21

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Wednesday Greetings,   Here we go.   A new year.  Will it be more wonderful?  Will it be more challenging?  Yes, to both.  Just like every year.And I'm here to remind you that as we linger between Christmas and the New Year, God lingers in the in-betweens...

#CPC Wednesday Message 12-22-21

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Wednesday Greetings,   Hooray.  Another Palindrome day....12-22-21It's the reminder we need this Christmas week, whether we are coming or going, heading forward or backward, God is coming into our lives, to be with us in the midst of it all.Immanuel... God is with Us. ...

#CPC Wedmesday Greetings 12-8-21

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Wednesday Greetings,   There's a subtle but important difference between joy and happy.Happy is a feeling of glee, an elated feeling, usually related to something that is good, to state of being that is good.That's a great feeling to have during this Christmas season.  A lot of songs...

#CPC Wednesday Message 12-1-21

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Wednesday Greetings,   Today's date is a palindrome.   12-1-21Whether your read it forward or backward ... it's the same.Take it as a reminder that whether you are coming or going, moving forward or backward, headed in the right direction or lost in another....God's got...

#CPC Wednesday Message 11-17-21

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Wednesday Greetings,   If you knew Jesus was coming back in one week, how would you live that last week?I've had some fun asking the youth and the Men's Breakfast folks this question.  The responses have been humorous and interesting.I guess the real goal would be.... to live your...

#CPC Wednesday Message 11-10-21

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Wednesday Greetings,   "God took the crucifixion of Friday and turned it into the celebration of Sunday."Max Lucado in his book, Anxious for Nothing.Sometimes it doesn't seem like God is really doing anything.  But I know what God has done.  And so every day, every night, I...

#CPC Wednesday Message 11-3-21

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Wednesday Greetings,   "Me lift thee and thee lift me, and we'll both ascend together."John Greenleaf WhittierSounds a lot like what Jesus calls us to do.  Sounds like what he did for us.  Sounds like a really wonderful way for us all to live.The race up the ladder.... wouldn't...