Category Archives: Sparta Church

Dorothy Hargis

The fast pace of life slowed down just enough to enjoy the Easter season. The culmination of the season is our “love feast” at church. We have an Easter feast with each of us cooking Jewish dishes and then bringing … Continue reading

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Royal and Peculiar Preaching this with the idea of seeing ourselves as royal and peculiar (check out the word meaning) as a means of proclaiming praises to God. I Peter 2:9-12 But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, … Continue reading

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Happiness Of those who trust in the Lord is the title given to Ps 34 our text. James Brown singing how he feels good. I. Believe God. text: “I sought the Lord and He heard me”. The simple gospel. Rom … Continue reading

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Sermon “Perspective”

We were in prayer Monday night and as I began to go down the list in my mind of the people in church I began to realize we were a hurting group. My return home from Africa with double eyed … Continue reading

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“Well Done” was the title of the sermon from MT. 25:14-30. The sermon and the verses apply to those who know they are called, know their lives are a gift from God and understand accountability in the living of their … Continue reading

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Church Sunday

The church was blessed Sunday night with two testimonies. Reiko testified about her experiences when we did one minute bible studies with about 20 people the night before. Maida then asked if she could testify. She acknowledged that some of … Continue reading

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Church Road Trip

Our group of 10 left for our Summer Bible Conference in Prescott AZ at 3:30 in the morning on July 4th. This was something I had been planning for a couple of years, even though the couples I originally planned … Continue reading

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One Minute Bible Study News

It has a great summer for our “One Minute Bible Studies”. Our running total is 560 after one full year. My first attempts to lead the way doing these “studies” found me struggling to just do one. That was a … Continue reading

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9/11 Memorial Sparta, IL

We captured just the right spirit for our memorial yesterday. We did not use mikes or instuments. JP would open us up in prayer. We had eight people speak of their 9/11 experiences. We had handouts of the words for … Continue reading

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The Harbinger Influence

“Under the influence of a book” a phrase I heard as a pastor explained a sermon he had preached to me is a phrase I have used many times myself since that time. After reading Jonathan Cahn’s book entitled “The Harbinger” … Continue reading

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