Del Bittner

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Unity in the Body

The end of the AGE?

I am with you all the days (perpetually, uniformly, and on every occasion), to the [very] close and consummation of the age. Amen This is part of the encouraging word Jesus gave at the end of his living among his loved people on this blue marble. There are so many voices that are pointing out …

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Recognizing this “changed” world

Matt 28:17-20 17 And when they saw Him, they fell down and worshiped Him; but some doubted. 18 Jesus approached and, breaking the silence, said to them, All authority (all power of rule) in heaven and on earth has been given to Me. 19 Go then and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them …

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Thy Kingdom Come

Mark 4:11-12 11 And He said to them, To you has been entrusted the mystery of the kingdom of God [that is, the secret counsels of God which are hidden from the ungodly]; but for those outside [of our circle] everything becomes a parable, 12 In order that they may [indeed] look and look but …

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Safer among the sheep!

Matt 10:16 16 I am sending you out like sheep among wolves. Therefore be as shrewd as snakes and as innocent as doves. NIV It maybe safer in the sheepfold but Jesus called us to the world not just to the sheep. There has been a lot of emphasis over the last several years in …

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We as sheep spend our time with sheep

Jesus said “I send you forth as lambs among wolves” Luke 10:3 Last fall in our conference I was challenged to consider whether the church was fishing or was staying in the aquarium, the message of Nic Ripkin “The insanity of God” has again challenged me to go beyond the walls of the church. His …

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How should the church respond to this world? To preach the acceptable year of the Lord

Jesus said before his crucifixion:   John 14:12 I tell you the truth, anyone who has faith in me will do what I have been doing. He will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father. Everywhere he went he was doing good, our world has many challenges for the believer, …

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Abundant Life

One of the truths of the word of God is what Jesus said about “LIFE” that first he came to bring life, and then he emphasized it by giving us the promise of that life to be abundant life. John 10:10. He spoke of the opposite of that by declaring that there was a thief …

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APRIL CONFERENCE

April conference dates are Thursday the 28th thru Saturday the 30th. During the last session of last falls conference, I sensed the Holy Spirit asking me about the church. He said “is the church in the business of fishing for men, or has it become a aquarium?” I believe that we need to answer the …

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No Christ no Christmas!

In resent years there have been business’s that have attempted to down play the Christmas celebration. I find it interesting that they make more during the Christmas season than any other season. Without Christ and the reality of his birth there would be no Christmas. I remember a old quote that said “don’t bite the …

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