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What We Believe …

Old Paths Chapel of Perry is a fellowship of believers in the Lordship of Jesus Christ. Our supreme desire is to know Jesus and to be conformed into His Image by the power of the Holy Spirit.We are a nondenominational Bible believing church, and we look to the Holy Scriptures as...

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What is the Gospel?

What is the Gospel?

Simply put …. The gospel is the message that tells us we are all separated from God because of our sin and that God, through Jesus Christ only, will forgive us from our sins and give us eternal life with Him in Heaven. It’s a FREE gift, but it cost...

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Obedience or Independence?

If you love Me, keep My commandments. — John 14:15 Our Lord never insists on obedience. He stresses very definitely what we ought to do, but He never forces us to do it. We have to obey Him out of a oneness of spirit with Him. That is why whenever...

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Ephesians 2:8-9

It is by grace you have been saved, through faith – and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God – not by works, so that no one can boast. — Ephesians 2:8-9 Thoughts on today’s verse Don’t you love gifts! When they’re truly given, with no strings...

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Sleepwalking

So be on your guard, not asleep like the others. Stay alert and be clearheaded. — 1 Thessalonians 5:6 Have you ever gone sleepwalking? It is kind of scary, really—especially the next day when someone tells you what you did. There are people in the church today who have gone...

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The Third Heaven

I was caught up to the third heaven fourteen years ago. Whether I was in my body or out of my body, I don’t know–only God knows. — 2 Corinthians 12:2 I read an article about a private foundation of astronomers and former astronauts who are building a space telescope...

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Psalm 19:14

May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, O Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer. — Psalm 19:14 Thoughts on today’s verse God does so much for us. He is the strength and promise that undergirds our lives. He is the...

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Romans 12:2

Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is — his good, pleasing, and perfect will. — Jeremiah 29:11 Thoughts on today’s verse Don’t be molded...

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