A best friend

“No man is good enough to be a dog” – an old saying Pastor Tommy recited this morning in his sermon at Denton Bible as he was speaking of the loyalty and devotion had by Mary Magdalene for Christ…

Most of you know, or have figured out dogs have curled up next to my heart since I was a young boy. You might imagine then when Pastor Tommy told the story of Greyfriars Bobby to close his Easter service it tugged on my heart strings much like it did Tommy’s.

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Oh so pleasant

Sunday’s sermon at Denton Bible Church was particularly good today. Pastor Tommy Nelson was on his game, or maybe it only seemed that way since what he was saying, spoke to(of) me…but then I have yet to find a sermon where Tommy was not on his game.

Today was about bitter people, their unhappiness; how God does not want one to elevate oneself, nor become self-righteous, arrogant, offended, vengeful, and judgmental as that is what causes the bitterness and lets Satan into your life. He assured us all that “the upholding of the kingdom of God does not rest on me (you, us)”.  Those causes of such things…well just “let it go”. Know: God can and will handle it for me (you, us) instead. And in so doing (“letting it go”), those that can hold their tongue are truly blessed – those that cannot are a curse on man in His image. Continue reading “Oh so pleasant”

Thump 10/3/2010

Personal notes from a Sunday morning at Denton Bible Church:


  • Sing to the King
  • Holy is the Lord
  • Rescue
  • Take My Life and Let It Be
  • Where He Leads Me

Text Reading: Titus 3:1-11

Sermon Notes (guest preacher Mike Scheer):

  • Guilty…Argumentative…Christians are the most
  • Response to conflict: 1) overlook, 2) talk it out, 3) ask for help
  • Ask yourself: why in the working world, Christians are thought to be selfish, immature, opinionated, short on hard work – they make for a bad environment Continue reading “Thump 10/3/2010”

Thump 09-12-2010

Personal notes from a Sunday morning at Denton Bible Church:

Music – 10 hymns…10 standards of the faith:

  1. Praise God All Creatures
  2. Almighty Fortress
  3. How Great Thou Art
  4. Wonderful Grace of Jesus
  5. He Lives
  6. I Know When I Have Believed
  7. He Leadeth Me, O Blessed Thought
  8. What A Friend We Have In Jesus
  9. Sweet By and By
  10. Nearer My God To Thee

Reading of the Text: Philippians 2:12-17

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