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Jewels in HIS Crown - “Words and Thoughts - to, from, and about the Prince of Peace”

What If … ?

There is only one Gospel. You can’t have the crucified Christ without the risen Lord.  Neither can you have the risen Lord without the crucified Savior.  Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians provides so much truth to our resurrected Savior:  Christ died … he was buried … he rose again...
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JOURNEY WITH JESUS

As we get closer to Holy Week there is a wonderful opportunity for ministry provided by our Family Life Ministries called “Journey With Jesus.”  The “hands-on” presentation is for families to come and experience the last days of Jesus life on earth – as He gathers with his disciples in...
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Margie.

I want to you meet Margie.  She was a member at Prince of Peace when I came some 14 years ago.  But she was here a lot longer than that.  I think she stood less than five feet tall, but her height never diminished the size of her heart.  She...
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Do What, Jesus?

The Gospel lesson for tomorrow is from Mark 8.  It includes the passage of Jesus saying to his disciples, “If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow me (v34).  Pretty powerful words, aren’t they?  I wonder if the disciples had any...
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ASHES. AN IMPOSITION?

Next Wednesday is Ash Wednesday.  Traditionally we come forward in our worship and receive the sign of the cross from the worship leaders as they remind us “ashes to ashes, dust to dust.” The ceremony is called the “Imposition of Ashes.”  The word simply means the application or ‘imposing of”...
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