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Worship services will livestream every Saturday @ 7pm, Sundays @ 9:45 and 11:15am at www.youtube.com/c/firstchurchbutler

Silent Saturday, by Max Lucado

by: Cindy Ford

04/03/2021

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"Jesus is silent on Saturday. The women have anointed his body and placed it in Joseph’s tomb. The cadaver of Christ is as mute as the stone which guards it. He spoke much on Friday. He will liberate the slaves of death on Sunday. But on Saturday, Jesus is silent.So is God.  He made himself heard on Friday. He tore the curtains of the temple, opened the graves of the dead, rocked the earth, blocked the sun of the sky, and sac...
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John 20, by David Janz

by: Cindy Ford

04/02/2021

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Then the disciples went back to their homes, but Mary stood outside the tomb crying. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb, and saw two angels in white, seated where Jesus’ body had been, one at the head and the other at the foot. (John 20:1-12) O: Mary Magdalene has come early to the tomb, found it to be empty, and has run in shock to Peter and the other disciples. Peter, John and Mary...


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John 19:38-40, by Suzie Asa

by: Cindy Ford

04/01/2021

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John 19:38-39  Later, Joseph of Arimathea asked Pilate for the body of Jesus. Now Joseph was a disciple of Jesus, but secretly because he feared the Jewish leaders. With Pilate’s permission, he came and took the body away. He was accompanied by Nicodemus, the man who earlier had visited Jesus at night. Nicodemus brought a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about seventy-five pounds.”

Joseph of Arimathea and Nicode...


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John 19:1-27, by Cindy Ford

by: Cindy Ford

03/31/2021

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We are all Barabbas, by Tom Harrison

by: Cindy Ford

03/30/2021

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 Jesus answered, “You say that I am a king. In fact, the reason I was born and came into the world is to testify to the truth. Everyone on the side of truth listens to me.”

“What is truth?” retorted Pilate. With this he went out again to the Jews gathered there and said, “I find no basis for a charge against him. But it is your custom for me to re...


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JOHN 17:13-20, BY ALEX EVANOFF

by: Alex Evanoff

03/27/2021

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John 17:13-20

I am coming to you now, but I say these things while I am still in the world, so that they may have the full measure of my joy within them. I have given them your word and the world has hated them, for they are not of the world any more than I am of the world. My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one.  They are not of the world, even as I am not of it....


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John 16:1-15, by Suzie Asa

by: Cindy Ford

03/25/2021

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John 16:7

 But very truly I tell you, it is for your good that I am going away. Unless I go away, the Advocate will not come to you; but if I go, I will send him to you.”

The birds chirping outside are a welcome reminder that Spring has arrived, just like it does every year. The faithful presence of God in Creation is a reminder of His p...


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John 15:18-27, by Cindy Ford

by: Cindy Ford

03/24/2021

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John 15:19  If you belong to the world, it would love you as its own. As it is, you do not belong to the world, but I have chosen you out of this world. That is why the world hates you.

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Obedience, by Tom Harrison

by: Cindy Ford

03/23/2021

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John 14:6, by Alex Evanoff

by: Cindy Ford

03/21/2021

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John 14:5-7

“Thomas said to him, “Lord, we don’t know where you are going, so how can we know the way?” Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. If you really know me, you will know my Father as we...


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John 13:21-38, by David Janz

by: Cindy Ford

03/21/2021

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S: “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” (John 13:34-35) O: It is Thursday of Holy Week. Jesus and his disciples are in the Upper Room observing Passover. He has just washed their feet and called them to serve each other as he has served them. Judas has departed to set in mo...


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John 13: 12-17, by Suzie Asa

by: Cindy Ford

03/18/2021

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John 13: 12-17 “When he had finished washing their feet, he put on his clothes and returned to his place. “Do you understand what I have done for you?” he asked them. 13 “You call me ‘Teacher’ and ‘Lord,’ and rightly so, for that is what I am. 14 Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, ...


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John 12:27-50, by Cindy Ford

by: Cindy Ford

03/17/2021

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John 12:44-46  Then Jesus cried out, "Whoever believes in me does not believe in me only but in the one who sent me. The one who looks at me is seeing the one who sent me. I have come into the world as a light, so that no one who believes in me should stay in darkness."

OBSERVATION:

Jesus = LIGHT

Photography is a recording of light

Jesus often re...


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John 12:1-8, 23-26, by Tom Harrison

by: Cindy Ford

03/15/2021

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The Hour Has Come

Six days before the Passover, Jesus came to Bethany, where Lazarus lived, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. Here a dinner was given in Jesus’ honor. Martha served, while Lazarus was among those reclining at the table with him. Then Mary took about a pint of pu...


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John 11:47b-48d, by Braden Corliss

by: Cindy Ford

03/15/2021

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John 11:47b-48 - “What are we accomplishing?” they (the Pharisees) asked. “Here is this man performing many signs. If we let him go on like this, everyone will believe in him, and then the Romans will come and take away both our temple and our nation.”

I am a very action-driven person. I love to get things done and see projects comp...
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