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Gems From Pastor Jim 8/14/2018

by Jim Hughes Prov. 26:20 Fire goes out for lack of fuel, and quarrels disappear when gossip stops. In order to keep a fire going, you have to keep feeding it. In order to keep an argument going, you have to keep feeding it. Quarrels are unavoidable. We have different opinions on a […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 8/7/2018

by Jim Hughes Prov. 26:18-19 Just as damaging as a mad man shooting a lethal weapon is someone who lies to a friend and then says, “I was only joking.” Words matter. Truth matters. What you say affects others. When lies are spoken about another, great harm is done. False accusations can forever […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim as of 7/31/2018

by Jim Hughes Prov. 25:27 Just as it is not good to eat too much honey, it is not good for people to think about all the honors they deserve. We do it don’t we? We think more highly of ourselves than we ought to. We get caught up in the thinking of […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim as of July 10th, 2018

by Jim Hughes Prov. 24:19-20 Do not fret because of evildoers; don’t envy the wicked. For the evil have no future; their light will be snuffed out. The world promotes evil. For the most part, evil people run the world. They rise to the top of most fields. They are portrayed as people […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim as of 7/3/2018

by Jim Hughes Prov. 24:12 Don’t try to avoid responsibility by saying you didn’t know about it. For God knows all hearts, and he sees you. He keeps watch over your soul, and he knows you knew! And he will judge all people according to what they have done. Ignorance is no excuse. […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim as of 6/26/2018

by Jim Hughes Prov. 23:17-18 Don’t envy sinners, but always continue to fear the LORD. For surely you have a future ahead of you; your hope will not be disappointed. Be honest. There are people in this world that you know are sinners that you envy. They rise to prominence in the public […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim as of 6/19/2018

by Jim Hughes Prov. 23:13-14 Don’t fail to correct your children. They won’t die if you spank them. Physical discipline may well save them from death. My dad did not always walk with the Lord, but he took these verses to heart. He was a strong disciplinarian while I was growing up. He […]

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Gems from Pastor Jim as of 6/12/2018

by Jim Hughes Prov. 23:12 Commit yourself to instruction; attune your ears to hear words of knowledge. It takes a commitment to learn new things. It takes humility to recognize that you need to learn more things. It takes humility to accept the fact that you are not as knowledgeable as you would […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim as of 6/5/2018

by Jim Hughes Prov. 23:4-5 Don’t weary yourself trying to get rich. Why waste your time? For riches can disappear as though they had the wings of a bird! In a world that glorifies riches, we must hear this message. The pursuit of riches for riches sake is a waste of time, a […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim

by Jim Hughes Prov. 21:21 Whoever pursues godliness and unfailing love will find life, godliness, and honor. To pursue is to make a commitment to it. We must commit ourselves to obtaining godliness and unfailing love if we want to find life. Life spoken of here is eternal life; it is life with […]

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