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Baggage: Why We Struggle

by Bryant Evans on October 13, 2013

Solomon said the whole duty of man was to fear God and keep his commandments (Ecclesiastes 12:13).  Paul wrote that to know Jesus was the most important thing in his life (Philippians 3:8).  We also know that God does not create confusion (1 Corinthians 14:33) and that his word is truth (John 17:17). So why […]

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Where Is God?

by Bryant Evans on July 1, 2012

Some days are harder than others. Some days Jesus seems so far away. Everyday life intrudes on faith and makes it seem impossible to draw near to God. Some are so busy with jobs and careers they cannot seem to find a few moments with the Lord. It’s not that they do not want  to […]

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Rejection

by Bryant Evans on January 14, 2011

It can be painful to reach out to someone caught up in sin. Sometimes, despite our best efforts, they reject us and our plea for Christ. It’s doubly hurtful when that person is a dear family member; maybe a son or daughter who has gone astray draws even further away after our pleadings. Their rejection […]

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God the Remodeler

by Bryant Evans on January 12, 2011

Have you ever remodeled a home or office? It’s a mess. We’re doing some remodeling at the Eastern Shore church at the moment. Before anything new can be built the old stuff has to be torn away. Old ceiling, cabinets, walls, flooring; it all has to be torn down before the new materials can be […]

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When Job Saw God

by Bryant Evans on July 27, 2010

For your consideration: “I had heard of you by the hearing of the ear, but now my eye sees you…” (Job 42:5) Job is a favorite Bible character. He strength and character sustained through the darkest night. He lost his children all at once and lost almost all of his belongings at once. Only his […]

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