What Shall We Say to these Things?

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Rom 8:31 "What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?" Dear CBC Family, There is a medical term called referred pain. Referred pain is when the pain you feel in one part of your body is actually caused by pain or injury in another part of your body. This...

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Chosen to be Saved

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 2 Thess 2:13-14“But we ought always to give thanks to God for you, brothers beloved by the Lord, because God chose you as the firstfruits to be saved, through sanctification by the Spirit and belief in the truth. To this he called you through our gospel, so that you may obtain the...

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Reminder: Annual Business Meeting

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Dear CBC Family, I wanted to write and remind you all that the annual business meeting is this coming Saturday afternoon at 3:00 PM in the parking lot. This year’s meeting will be limited to an hour to maximize safety. To that end, we will be adhering to a very tight agenda. We will...

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How can one be warm alone?

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Ecc 4:11 “How can one be warm alone”? Dear CBC Family, I was walking through the sanctuary the other morning when I saw something slowly wiggling on the ground. It was dark and really cold since it hasn’t been occupied for months. Upon closer examination the twisting shadow...

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For those who love God

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Dear CBC Family, The Lord has me up early to write to you. It’s now 4:30 AM. I was reading a letter a pastor wrote to the church he served and it moved me greatly. It does not al apply so I adapted it for CBC’s use. I hope it stirs your soul too.  “Our church, which...

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Encourage one another

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Dear CBC Family, Encourage one another. (1 Thess 5:11). Does encouragement seem to you a small thing? We all agree that it’s good but we usually don’t spend much effort trying to be good at it. Encouragement is one of the most important ministries in the body of Christ. It is...

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The Spirit helps in our weakness

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Dear CBC Family, Rom 8:26 “Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words.” This is our weekend’s text and gives one of the clearest pictures of the...

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Thanksgiving: the quickest path to joy

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Happy Thanksgiving beloved! Does it seem like the holidays to you? So much has changed these last few months that even the things that were so predictable and familiar feel strangely different. Whether that describes you or not one thing is certain: Thanksgiving is here! I believe this year...

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Don't Forget to Give Thanks

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Psalm 118:1 "Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever." Dear CBC Family, One of our problems is that we are blessed in so many ways that we can begin to take them for granted. Ralph Waldo Emerson said that if the stars came out only once a year, everybody would stay...

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This too shall pass

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Jude 1:2-3 “Relax, everything's going to be all right; rest, everything's coming together; open your hearts, love is on the way! Dear friends, I've dropped everything to write you about this life of salvation that we have in common. I have to write insisting - begging! - that you fight...

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