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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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Gems From Pastor Jim as of 5/22/2018

by Jim Hughes Prov. 21:3 The LORD is more pleased when we do what is just and right than when we give him sacrifices. Being is better than doing. The Lord wants us to be genuine in our souls when we act like children of God. It’s not too hard to put on […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim as of 5/15/2018

by Jim Hughes Prov. 21:2 People may think they are doing what is right, but the LORD examines the heart. We can easily fool ourselves. We develop certain perceptions of right and wrong and evaluate ourselves in light of our perceptions. But, unless our understanding is rooted in God’s Word, what we think […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim as of 5/8/2018

by Jim Hughes Prov. 20:27 The LORD’s searchlight penetrates the human spirit, exposing every hidden motive. Here is a truth we must get. There is nothing in the soul of man that is not seen and known by the Lord. Nothing. He knows all the sin that gets in and stays. He knows […]

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Gems from Pastor Jim as of 5/1/2018

by Jim Hughes Prov. 20:25 It is dangerous to make a rash promise to God before counting the cost. I don’t think most of us get this truth too well. We say things to God without giving much thought to whom we are talking to. We make promises that don’t come from deep […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim as of 4/24/2018

by Jim Hughes Prov. 20:23 The Lord despises double standards; he is not pleased by dishonest scales. Let us think about this for a moment. What are double standards? They are the things we say but don’t do. They are the things we tell others to do that we don’t do. They are […]

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