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Weekly thoughts from First Baptist Church



August 7 2022

Try this for a new Bible study experience…                       In my work as Publications Director for Scripture Union, Canada, I try to keep abreast of what’s out there that other people may be reading. It was in this connection that I recently came across a different …

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July 24 2022

Ruth, the Moabite                  At First Baptist Place, we have been looking at the book of Ruth during our chapel times. It is such a positive book placed in the middle of the darkness and disobedience of Israel and her judges; a book of hope, healing and love. …

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July 10 2022

The Shemah Prayer         Every morning and evening, for thousands of years, Jewish people, young and old, have prayed these words; “Hear O Israel, the LORD is our God, the LORD alone. You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, and with all your soul and with all of your …

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June 26, 2022

This spring I found myself intrigued with one of the many beautiful banners created by Vic and Irene Sotropa, displayed in our sanctuary. It featured the word “koinonia.” (See photos.) I began thinking about the meaning of this word, and asked myself if it is an appropriate description of our church family. Both that banner …

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June 19, 2022

I wonder what it would’ve been like to be present on the day of Pentecost? To be sitting in a house with other believers, figuring out what life would look like now that Jesus had ascended into heaven. To hear what sounded like a violent wind. To see fire splitting apart like tongues of fire …

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