Machias Community Church
Notes for Sheep

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Cherished Beliefs vs. Truth 

Posted by Pastor Ron Monday, December 08, 2014 4:12:00 AM
Those who want to believe the truth are fewer than those who want to believe that what they believe is true. This is not a trivial matter per a Scripture passage toward the end of this post. When a cherished belief is exposed as false a choice will be made. To not make a choice is itself a... read more

When Faith and Culture clash. 

Posted by Pastor Ron Saturday, May 03, 2014 8:25:00 AM
When our culture and the Faith clash to which should we adhere and proclaim by our actions? Easy answer for those who believe words are enough. When our religious traditions and God's Word are at odds should we modify our traditions or should we ignore God's Word? Easy to answer but easier... read more

Time to retire! 

Posted by Pastor Ron Saturday, September 28, 2013 4:17:00 PM
Time to retire! This one works for both Shepherds and Sheep. There are still a lot of laps left in the race. Need more traction for the action? Maybe its time to retire so you can go the distance without hitting the wall in the corners. While you're at it ziptie your hubcaps.. there are a lot of bumps... read more

Is your Christianity truly Biblical Christianity? 

Posted by Pastor Ron Thursday, July 04, 2013 10:37:00 AM
Or is it religious tradition wearing a thread worn disguise pretending to be something that it is not? As long as everyone else you associate with claims to be a Christian, pretends the same thing and none of you looks into the mirror of God's Word then the charade can continue. No one will... read more

The Election Results 

Posted by Pastor Ron Wednesday, November 07, 2012 10:42:00 AM
Are you pleased, perhaps even elated with the results of the Election? Or are you discourage, perhaps even enraged with the results of the Election? Which Election you should have asked. But did you? Did your mind immediately turn to the results of yesterday's US elections or did you... read more

Faith Works 

Posted by Pastor Ron Monday, February 07, 2011 9:21:36 AM
Real faith works; but not in the way that a lot of people seem to think. Faith isn't a means for you to get what you want from God. Faith is about getting what God wants from you. Faith works alright; and the work that Faith accomplishes is LOVE. Galatians 5:6b "...the only thing... read more