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Knockoffs, Frauds, and Judging Jesus

By J.T. Read It is irrational, although understandable, to judge Jesus based upon negative reflections of him. The only logical method of considering Jesus is to be presented with the genuine article.  In one of my chapters of my dissertation topic, I wrote about a McDonalds security employee who defrauded the company of millions of […]

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On Reading Books

For my 70th birthday I got a Kindle, something quite new and different for me. It’s amazing and thoughtful; there are 1000’s of books at one’s fingertips. It’s so lightweight and compact that it’s entirely portable. I shall never again be stuck somewhere without something to read. Strangely, this wonderful gift caused me to do […]

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Gospel

A voice in the wilderness

Thursday Bible Study News Recently we have updated our format for Thursday Bible Study a little. Since the Spring with COVID-19 we have had a Zoom option for people to come and join while we had social distancing at home. We have seen that if everyone is logged in to the meeting with one or […]

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Upson Downs 7-30-20

Summer is racing by with no resolution to many of our modern dilemmas: worldwide pandemic, social unrest, economic challenges, remote work and school. There is no end in sight, and it’s easy to get caught up in the politics of the day, or look for magic solutions. We believe that Jesus really is the answer, […]

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Gospel Teaching

Little children…

Please see our post “Bible Study Summaries” for information on the format of this post. Matthew 18:1-14 Discussion 4/30/2020 I’ve not been like a child. Anything I’ve learned, I’ve become an “expert,” using anything I’ve learned to separate and not unite. I’ve been the opposite of humility, and called to repent. I read the story […]

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Upson Downs 5-1-20

This week we are digging into Matthew 18 for Bible study. As the time nears for Jesus’ suffering and death, things intensify greatly. More seems to be directed specifically to His disciples- who will remain faithful until the end? The same question is always posed to us; picking up one’s cross and following Him are […]

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Gospel

We need to love people.

Please see our post “Bible Study Summaries” for information on the format of this post. Discussion on Matthew 17 Although Jesus seems to want to be alone at times, he works in congress with others like his disciples. The Lord even discusses things with Moses and Elijah. This seems to be a lesson for us […]

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Gospel Teaching

Bible Study Summaries

A little context Bible Study Summaries on our blog (http://www.servant-king.org/category/blog/) are group discussion session notes and summaries of direct teaching presentations. Group discussions, with which we lead off Thursday Bible study are where those gathered discuss what has been gleaned during the week as we do our homework. Teaching presentations are given for a more […]

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Apologetics Gospel

Why God made us

A first of many talks. Mark records Scott on “Why God made us, Part 1.” Please take a listen and let us know what you think.

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Gospel Service

Reaching in and out

Video sharing In COVID-19 like fashion, I am tinkering with video to support my students. I am trying to share an original short video each day or so. My school “Reading foundations” playlist on my channel is here: Along with the “safer-at-home” COVID-19 restrictions comes the question of reaching out in our church community context. […]