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    • Monday: The Thief on the Cross and the “Everlasting Gospel” May 20, 2018
      In Revelation 14:6, the message to be proclaimed to the world is “the everlasting gospel”. It’s a message of hope for people in a world that, in and of itself, offers no hope at all. Read Luke 23:32-43. How does this story reveal the great hope of the “everlasting gospel” for all sinners? Writing about the thief, […]
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    • Sunday: The Universality of the Gospel May 19, 2018
      Read Revelation 14:6, Matthew 24:14, Matthew 28:19. What is the similar theme found in these texts? How do these texts together help us understand how important outreach and witness are to our purpose as a church? In a sense, one can say that the first angel’s message is the Great Commission (Matt. 28:19) now given in the context of the […]
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    • Sabbath: Worship the Creator May 18, 2018
      Read for This Week’s Study: Rev. 14:6-7; Matt. 24:14; Gal. 3:22; Luke 23:32-43; Gen. 22:12; Rev. 14:8-12. Memory Text: “Then I saw another angel flying in the midst of heaven, having the everlasting gospel to preach to those who dwell on the earth — to every nation, tribe, tongue, and people” (Revelation 14:6, NKJV). As Seventh-day Adventist Christians, we believe in the biblical […]
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    • HopeSS: Matthew 24 and 25 May 17, 2018
      You can view an in-depth discussion of “Matthew Chapters 24 and 25” in the Hope Sabbath School class led by Pastor Derek Morris. (Adobe Flash Player version.) A Youtube version of this week’s lesson at Hope Sabbath School is below. You can download the video, the MP3 audio, and the lesson outline from the HopeTV […]
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    • Friday: Further Thought – Matthew 24 and 25 May 17, 2018
      Further Thought: “The man who received the one talent ‘went and digged in the earth, and hid his lord’s money.’” “It was the one with the smallest gift who left his talent unimproved. In this is given a warning to all who feel that the smallness of their endowments excuses them from service for Christ. If […]
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  • RSS Grace Notes

    • Heavenly Moisture May 14, 2018
      Everyone warned us. The Philippines is hot. It is humid. Living in the Philippines is a lot different than living in Los Angeles. Everyone warned us. The Philippines is hot. It is humid.
    • Faithful Dogs? May 11, 2018
      My dog is faithful. He is always glad to see me. He wags his tail and follows me around when I’m home.
    • Golden Rule March 29, 2016
      While in the Marine Corps, I spent some time in Africa conducting missions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
    • Just Ask March 29, 2016
      It was Saturday night. I was sitting alone in our family’s car, watching the people walking by. I was six years old, and broke.
    • Real Prosperity March 3, 2016
      There is no doubt that the Bible talks about prosperity. God wants to prosper His people.