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My Story of Peace

Candy blogs: One night this week we went to campmeeting. We enjoyed beautiful worship and heard a message from Dr. Jim Diehl, a loved and respected figure in our denomination. His message was about peace; I loved his perspective. He based his talk on the words Jesus spoke on several occasions after His ressurection ...… Continue reading My Story of Peace

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Where Holiness Meets Mercy-Part II

Candy blogs: Ah, but you can’t talk about God's holiness without talking about God's mercy. Let’s define some new words. Patience: Beth Moore says one definition of patience is the quality of a person who is ABLE to avenge himself yet refrains from doing so. Much like exercising patience with children, we don’t rush in… Continue reading Where Holiness Meets Mercy-Part II

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Where Holiness Meets Mercy-Part 1

Candy blogs: I recently spoke on the subject of one of God’s almost forgotten character traits … that of His HOLINESS. I preface this by saying that God’s holiness is only one of many of his character traits. I happen to be calling out this one in particular to take a look at today. I… Continue reading Where Holiness Meets Mercy-Part 1

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Rules or Relationship? Obligation or Longing?

Candy blogs: Have you seen the new Facebook "like"? ** Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car. ** Do you know that 170,000 people have clicked that like button? I have to admit that I am a little put off by it. It… Continue reading Rules or Relationship? Obligation or Longing?