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Pastor Jim
Weippe, ID
Pastor at Weippe Wesleyan Church
Interests: Bible
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Galatians 1:10 (The Message) Do you think I speak this strongly in order to manipulate crowds? Or curry favor with God? Or get popular applause? If my goal was popularity, I wouldn’t bother being Christ’s slave. We are taught from a very young age that when we please others life... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2016 at Just a Thought
Galatians 1:7–9 (The Message) It is not a minor variation, you know; it is completely other, an alien message, a no-message, a lie about God. Those who are provoking this agitation among you are turning the Message of Christ on its head. Let me be blunt: If one of us—even... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2016 at Just a Thought
Galatians 1:6 (NCV) God, by his grace through Christ, called you to become his people. So I am amazed that you are turning away so quickly and believing something different than the Good News. I have heard people say, “I read it on the internet so it has to be... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2016 at Just a Thought
Galatians 1:3–5 (The Message) So I greet you with the great words, grace and peace! We know the meaning of those words because Jesus Christ rescued us from this evil world we’re in by offering himself as a sacrifice for our sins. God’s plan is that we all experience that... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2016 at Just a Thought
Galatians 1:1 (NIV) Paul, an apostle—sent not from men nor by a man, but by Jesus Christ and God the Father, who raised him from the dead— I recently ran into something funny, well, not really funny but odd and not really recently because I found it over two years... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2016 at Just a Thought
Luke 2:25–26 (NIV) Now there was a man in Jerusalem called Simeon, who was righteous and devout. He was waiting for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was on him. It had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not die before he had... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2016 at Just a Thought
Luke 2:21 (NIV) On the eighth day, when it was time to circumcise the child, he was named Jesus, the name the angel had given him before he was conceived. Naming children can often be hard, especially when you have an unusual last name like Head. The same names get... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2016 at Just a Thought
Revelation 1:8 (NCV) The Lord God says, “I am the Alpha and the Omega. I am the One who is and was and is coming. I am the Almighty.” The New Living Translation says it this way, “I am the Alpha and the Omega—the beginning and the end,” says the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2016 at Just a Thought
John 1:4–5 (NRSV) What has come into being in him was life, and the life was the light of all people. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not overcome it. In John 1:1 we were told about the Word, which has always been, who was together... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2016 at Just a Thought
John 1:2–3 (NCV) He was with God in the beginning. All things were made by him, and nothing was made without him. I have been all over this big beautiful world, every area has its own beauty. I have talked to people who say they would never live in such... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2016 at Just a Thought
John 1:1 (NLT) In the beginning the Word already existed. The Word was with God, and the Word was God. Don’t you enjoy beginnings? We have many of them in our lives. I am one of those who believes life begins at the moment of conception, so my life began... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2016 at Just a Thought
Genesis 2:20–24 (The Message) The Man named the cattle, named the birds of the air, named the wild animals; but he didn’t find a suitable companion. God put the Man into a deep sleep. As he slept he removed one of his ribs and replaced it with flesh. God then... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2016 at Just a Thought
Genesis 2:5–7 (The Message) At the time God made Earth and Heaven, before any grasses or shrubs had sprouted from the ground—God hadn’t yet sent rain on Earth, nor was there anyone around to work the ground (the whole Earth was watered by underground springs)—God formed Man out of dirt... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2016 at Just a Thought
Genesis 2:1–3 (NLT) So the creation of the heavens and the earth and everything in them was completed. On the seventh day God had finished his work of creation, so he rested from all his work. And God blessed the seventh day and declared it holy, because it was the... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2016 at Just a Thought
Genesis 1:26–31 (The Message) God spoke: “Let us make human beings in our image, make them reflecting our nature so they can be responsible for the fish in the sea, the birds in the air, the cattle, and, yes, Earth itself, and every animal that moves on the face of... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2016 at Just a Thought
Genesis 1:24–25 (NLT) Then God said, “Let the earth produce every sort of animal, each producing offspring of the same kind—livestock, small animals that scurry along the ground, and wild animals.” And that is what happened. God made all sorts of wild animals, livestock, and small animals, each able to... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2016 at Just a Thought
Genesis 1:20–23 (NCV) Then God said, “Let the water be filled with living things, and let birds fly in the air above the earth.” So God created the large sea animals and every living thing that moves in the sea. The sea is filled with these living things, with each... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2016 at Just a Thought
Two great lights Genesis 1:16–19 (NIV) God made two great lights—the greater light to govern the day and the lesser light to govern the night. He also made the stars. God set them in the vault of the sky to give light on the earth, to govern the day and... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2016 at Just a Thought
Genesis 1:14–15 (NLT) Then God said, “Let lights appear in the sky to separate the day from the night. Let them be signs to mark the seasons, days, and years. Let these lights in the sky shine down on the earth.” And that is what happened. This is just part... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2016 at Just a Thought
Genesis 1:11–13 (NLT) Then God said, “Let the land sprout with vegetation—every sort of seed-bearing plant, and trees that grow seed-bearing fruit. These seeds will then produce the kinds of plants and trees from which they came.” And that is what happened. The land produced vegetation—all sorts of seed-bearing plants,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2016 at Just a Thought
Genesis 1:9–10 (NLT) Then God said, “Let the waters beneath the sky flow together into one place, so dry ground may appear.” And that is what happened. God called the dry ground “land” and the waters “seas.” And God saw that it was good. On the third day of the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2016 at Just a Thought
Genesis 1:6–8 (NCV) Then God said, “Let there be something to divide the water in two.” So God made the air and placed some of the water above the air and some below it. God named the air “sky.” Evening passed, and morning came. This was the second day. When... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2016 at Just a Thought
Genesis 1:3–5 (NCV) Then God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. God saw that the light was good, so he divided the light from the darkness. God named the light “day” and the darkness “night.” Evening passed, and morning came. This was the first day. We talk... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2016 at Just a Thought
Genesis 1:2 (NIV) Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters. I have been all over the world so this verse is mind boggling to me. Knowing that the world, as we know... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2016 at Just a Thought
Genesis 1:1 (NIV) In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. There was a time before accepting Christ as my Lord and Savior that this verse caused me to question the Bible in its entirety, after all, what is the “beginning”? I could not wrap my mind around... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2016 at Just a Thought