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1 posted on 01/07/2013 6:05:53 PM PST by laurenmarlowe
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Where Sinners Go

January 8, 2013

My friend was having a conversation with a man who didn’t have much good to say about the Christian faith. My friend knew that if he were to sound too “religious,” he would jeopardize any chance to witness. So, in the middle of their discussion, he said, “Hey, Bob, do you know where sinners go?”

“That’s easy,” he replied. “You’re going to tell me they go to hell.”

“No,” my friend responded. “They go to church.”

Bob was speechless. That wasn’t what he expected. He wasn’t ready to hear from a Christian who realized he wasn’t perfect. My friend had a chance to share that Christians understand their sinfulness and their need for continual spiritual restoration. He was able to explain grace—the unmerited favor we have with God despite our sinfulness (Rom. 5:8-9; Eph. 2:8-9).

Perhaps we don’t give those outside the church a clear picture of what’s happening inside. They may not understand that we’re there to praise our Savior for providing “redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins” (Col. 1:14).

Yes, sinners go to church. And sinners—forgiven ones—go to heaven because of God’s grace.

We’re far from perfection, yet perfect forever,
For Christ is our righteousness, Lord, and our Savior;
No justification for sin can we offer,
Yet sanctified fully, we’re now His forever. —Lee
A church is a hospital for sinners, not a club for saints.

Read: Romans 5:6-15

God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. —Romans 5:8
Bible in a Year:
Genesis 20-22; Matthew 6:19-34


2 posted on 01/07/2013 6:06:32 PM PST by The Mayor ("If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat" — Ronald Reagan)
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To: laurenmarlowe
Good morning Troops, Veterans and Canteeners.

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Our Flag Flying Proudly One Nation Under God

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Lord, Please Bless Our Troops, They're fighting for our Freedom.

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God Bless Our Republic

I pledge allegiance to the Flag
of the United States of America,
and to the Republic, for which it stands;
one nation UNDER GOD,
indivisible,
with liberty and justice for all.

Prayers going up


3 posted on 01/07/2013 6:06:53 PM PST by HopeandGlory (Hey, Liberals . . . PC died on 9/11 . . . GET USED TO IT!!!)
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To: All

4 posted on 01/07/2013 6:07:26 PM PST by laurenmarlowe
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Aloha Lauren! ((HUGS))
5 posted on 01/07/2013 6:07:39 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul the usual suspects!)
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To: LUV W
Hello to Baby Callie!

Congratulations to Mom and Dad,
Grandma and Grandpa and Family!

10 posted on 01/07/2013 6:19:44 PM PST by laurenmarlowe
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To: laurenmarlowe; The Mayor; BIGLOOK; All

Hello Veterans, wherever you are!!


12 posted on 01/07/2013 6:28:13 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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Aloha and Congratularions West Texas Rose! ((HUGS))
17 posted on 01/07/2013 7:12:37 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul the usual suspects!)
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To: laurenmarlowe; Kathy in Alaska; E.G.C.; GodBlessUSA; LUV W; Arrowhead1952; HiJinx; AZamericonnie; ..

Are you ready for the Tuesday

Good morning, Everyone.

Good morning to our

military, our allies, and their families

Thank you, Lauren, for preparing the Canteen for today’s activities.
What a beautiful view (first picture).
If I liked cold temps, I'd move up there.

DC Metroland Weather

~ Today... Sunny to partly cloudy.
High 53F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.

~ Tonight...Partly cloudy skies.
Low around 35F. Winds light and variable.

Sorry I'm late. Seem to be running behind this morning.

WOO HOO, we're in for a warming trend! Love winters like this.
Definitely getting in afternoon walks this week.

I'm really upset with fotki...they've lost many of my graphics
and now something screwy happens when I return to the page...
jumps to another page even though I used the same tab.
Guess I'm going to have to search for another place to store mine.


Please stay.

Grab a cup of joe or tasty tea.

The FR Canteen is ALWAYS

Come on in and sit for a while.
There's always plenty of coffee, tea,
pancakes, conversation,
silliness,
and plain old BS

REMEMBER THEM ~ DEFENDERS OF FREEDOM


BACIK, VLADIMIR HENRY
8/27/1967
North Vietnam
Presumptive Finding of Death

FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT

Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allied military and the family members of the above Honoring those who have served before.


23 posted on 01/08/2013 5:20:43 AM PST by beachn4fun (Wanted: thread volunteers)
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To: laurenmarlowe; y'all; Arrowhead1952; beachn4fun; E.G.C.; GodBlessUSA; ConorMacNessa; ...

Hey, Early Birds!
Let's have a tea/coffee party
while I wait for Miss Callie to come home!
Hope we'll get the call soon to go get them!
I trust all of you are having a good week?
....and enjoying good weather? :)
((((hugs))))

32 posted on 01/08/2013 7:37:10 AM PST by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: Neets
Good morning. Long time no talk to. I hope you are doing well.

This thread made me think of you.

5.56mm

40 posted on 01/08/2013 8:28:25 AM PST by M Kehoe
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