Posts Tagged "Bible"

The Bible: Take it Personally!

Posted by on Jul 25, 2017 in Signboard | 0 comments

The Bible: Take it Personally!

The Bible is useless it brings you closer to God. In order for that to happen, you have to engage with the scripture; put yourself into the story and be willing to change.

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Bible Reading Plans for 2017!

Posted by on Dec 27, 2016 in EventReminder | 6 comments

Bible Reading Plans for 2017!

When the “publish” button was clicked for this post, we were in that Christmas Holiday gap between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.  The gifts were wrapped, placed under the tree, and then unwrapped. All of the Christmas cookies were baked… and most were eaten.  All of a sudden we were about to wake up to the Mummers (in Philly, anyway),  New Year’s Day will be upon us, and we’ll be thinking about New Year’s Resolutions.  What can I do in this new...

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Words (5/29/16)

Posted by on Jun 1, 2016 in Sermons | 0 comments

Words (5/29/16)

Sticks and stones can break my bones… But can words hurt? Even more importantly, can words Help??? Lay Speaker Jim Kier helped us see the power of words during his sermon of 5/29/16. Jim was filling in for Pastor Jim Bolton who is on vacation.

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Finding and Responding to God (11/22/15)

Posted by on Nov 24, 2015 in Sermons | 0 comments

Finding and Responding to God (11/22/15)

As we enter the holiday season, we get Busy.  We celebrate the gifts and presence of God… but do we see Him?  and when we see Him… what is our reaction? The sermon on Nov. 22, 2015 was given by Andy Johns, a PUMC Advanced Lay Servant. Click the below “Play” button to listen to the recording, then scroll down and follow along…   The scripture was Psalm 19.  Andy read from the New Living Testament (shown below).  Click the drop Down box to read…  ...

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The World’s First GPS (11/15/15)

Posted by on Nov 18, 2015 in Sermons | 0 comments

The World’s First GPS (11/15/15)

A GPS is your reference; it keeps you focused on your destination, it keeps you from wandering into “detours”, it teaches you new paths, it points out the most effective route to take.  It even tells you when it’s time to “recalculate your route.” Kind of sounds like a Bible, doesn’t it?  The 3rd Sunday in November is traditionally observed as “Bible Sunday,” and so Pastor Jim took a look at the significance of the Bible in our daily walk with...

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A View of the Real World (8/2/15)

Posted by on Aug 4, 2015 in Sermons | 0 comments

A View of the Real World (8/2/15)

Confused?  Many of us are.  But how do you find the truth?  How do you know what to trust?  Pastor Jim took on these questions during his sermon of August 2 2015.  Click the following “Play” button to start listening to the recording, then scroll down to follow along…     The scripture was Amos 5:8 and 2 Thessalonians 2:1-7.  Open the below Drop Down box to read the scripture. Scripture Amos 5:8 (Seek Him who) made the Pleiades and Orion;  He turns the shadow of...

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Pastor’s Ponderings: The Scriptures

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015 in Pastors Ponderings | 0 comments

Pastor’s Ponderings:  The Scriptures

The following thoughts were submitted by Pastor Jim on January 15, 2015… Greetings Friends: PLEASE READ: 2 Timothy 3:16-17 “Everything in the Scriptures is God’s Word. All of it is useful for teaching and helping people and for correcting them and showing them how to live. The Scriptures train God’s servants to do all kinds of good deeds” (CEV) PLEASE READ: Joshua 1:8 “Do not let this Book of the Law depart from your mouth; meditate on it day and night, so that you may...

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When All Else Fails, Read the Instructions (11/16/14)

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Sermons | 0 comments

When All Else Fails, Read the Instructions (11/16/14)

 Sunday November 16 was Bible Sunday.  Pastor Jim’s message was from Paul’s final letter; 2 Timothy 3:14-17.  We looked at how the Bible is the only real source of truth in our lives.  What do you compare yourself to?   Click the “Play” button below to start the recording, then scroll down and follow along…   2 Timothy 3:14-17 14  But you must keep on believing the things you have been taught. You know they are true, for you know that you can trust those of...

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Red Letter Bibles need to be Read!

Posted by on Jul 28, 2014 in Signboard | 0 comments

Red Letter Bibles need to be Read!

Bibles come in all shapes and sizes- paperbacks, leather bound, thin paper, thick paper, pages with big margins, pages with study notes and devotions.  And then of course there are many many different translations- King James, New King James, New International, New Revised Standard, New Living, and on and on. Some Bibles have a large font and are thick. Others have a small font but can slip into a pocket. Some Bibles print the words of Jesus in red text. Some Bibles have a family tree and...

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Time to Dust Off the Bible (7/20/14)

Posted by on Jul 21, 2014 in Sermons | 0 comments

Time to Dust Off the Bible (7/20/14)

Time to Dust off the Bible.  Do you have any Bibles laying around that you haven’t read in a long time?  Is it time to put them to use?  Check out Pastor Jim’s sermon from Sunday July 20.  The recording at the end of the post is from the 11:00 service.  You can scroll down, start the recording, and follow along while listening… The sermon covered 2 Kings 22:1-13.  Here’s the text (using the New International Version… note that Pastor Jim read from the Life...

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The Voice of God is Calling (7/13/14)

Posted by on Jul 15, 2014 in Sermons | 0 comments

The Voice of God is Calling (7/13/14)

Pastor Jim gave his 2nd sermon at PUMC on Sunday July 13.  His text was from John10:1-5 and Acts4:5-12.  The title of the sermon was, “The Voice of God is Calling”…   John 10:1-5;  The Sheep Hear the Good Shepherd… In John 10, Jesus identifies Himself as the Good Shepherd.  The sheep (us!) hear His voice and recognize that it’s Him.  Not only do they recognize His voice, they obey His voice and they are able to tune out all of the other noise and static...

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Thank You from the Gideons! (3/30/14)

Posted by on Mar 30, 2014 in EventReport, GroupPresentations, Mission: Global, Mission: NJandCountry | 0 comments

Thank You from the Gideons! (3/30/14)

Last month, Wayne Murphy, a representative from the Gideons visited our church and shared about his ministry in providing Bibles.  Because of our support for them, they will be able to deliver 27 Bibles (or 107 Testaments)  to a world hungry for God’s Word.     To learn more about the Gideons, check out their website. Think of the Gideons the next time  you’re in a hotel room… So how did this group get started putting Bibles in hotel rooms…. and why are they...

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