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Take a minute...

Posted onDecember 4, 2016 | by: Ross Marion | 0 comments

Take a few minutes right now to look around you and then breathe a prayer of gratitude and thanksgiving. God in His indescribable goodness has drawn together some of the sweetest Christian people on this earth to worship here at Wake Chapel. Be thankful for these delightful folks....Keep Reading

The First Christmas

Posted onNovember 29, 2016 | by: Ross Marion | 0 comments

On that first Christmas night, when the light shone brightly around the shepherds and they heard the angels sing far beyond the vastness of the heavens, a Father’s heart was broken. The angels could sing, the shepherds could rejoice, but the Father was silent. His Son had gone to die! He was born on a starry night in Bethlehem to die on Calvary’s cross. ...Keep Reading

Thankfulness - 2016

Posted onNovember 20, 2016 | by: Ross Marion | 0 comments

Many people have a love affair going with Thanksgiving. I am one of those people. In analyzing my thoughts to determine why I feel as I do about Thanksgiving, I continue to come back to three reasons....Keep Reading

On Thanksgiving - 2016

Posted onNovember 14, 2016 | by: Ross Marion | 0 comments

Do you have vision? Do you have a sound mind? Can you read? Has God given you a family? Do you have sufficient clothes to wear? Do you have food in your pantry and freezer? Do you enjoy the companionship of friends? Do you have grandchildren? Is your house warm? Does God hear and answer your prayers? Do you have a good physician? Do you have work to do? Can you hear?...Keep Reading

It’s Our Turn

Posted onNovember 6, 2016 | by: Ross Marion | 0 comments

For what seems like an eternity we have listened to politicians. Now its our turn. In just a few hours we will go to the polls and cast our ballots. I urge you to exercise that right....Keep Reading

A Call to Service - Matthew 6:33

Posted onOctober 30, 2016 | by: Ross Marion | 0 comments

The Lord Jesus laid down for us a philosophy of life in the brief words that will stand for time and eternity, “Seek ye first the kingdom of God and His righteousness and all these things shall be added unto you.” It is the timeless, changeless, eternal truth....Keep Reading

Encouragers Needed!

Posted onOctober 24, 2016 | by: Ross Marion | 0 comments

“Therefore encourage one another and build up one another, just as you also are doing.” 1 Thessalonians 5:11 King David faced it and said, “My soul is among the lions; I must be among those who breathe forth fire, and their tongue a sharp sword.” (Psalm 57:4)...Keep Reading

“I’m Pressing On . . .”

Posted onOctober 18, 2016 | by: Ross Marion | 0 comments

Life is tough! It requires little knowledge and less common sense to know that. Dad and Mom’s workplace can at times border on the hostile, school for our children isn’t always a joyful and happy place and at times things at home can create tension and anxiety. All of these things and more come pouring over into our spiritual lives as well. ...Keep Reading

The Lord's Supper - Fall 2016

Posted onOctober 5, 2016 | by: Ross Marion | 0 comments

On the evening prior to His death, the Lord Jesus Christ gathered His disciples to celebrate the Passover meal. At the heart of this ancient feast was the remembrance of God’s redemption of His people from Egyptian bondage. On this night Jesus turned to the future and to His imminent redemptive death which was to fulfill not only the Passover but all previous sacrificial rites. No longer would His disciples look back to Old Testament types and shadows. From that night they would remember Him and His perfect, final sacrifice which was given for them....Keep Reading

“In Praise of Plodders”

Posted onSeptember 25, 2016 | by: Ross Marion | 0 comments

But those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint. Isaiah 40:31...Keep Reading