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December 21, 2014 The Gift of Hope

by fccshelbyville

If I asked you to name the essentials of life, what would they be? What is absolutely necessary for people to live? We would probably begin with a list of the tangibles things that we need, such as food, water, shelter, and clothing. As much as we are dependent upon those tangible items there are […]

July 20, 2014 A Vision of Faith, Hope, and Love

by fccshelbyville

July 20, 2014 I Corinthians 13:1-13  The Beatles were pretty close. When the Beatles sang all you need is love, they weren’t far from the truth.  Love is the greatest element we need in our lives, but coming in a close second are faith and hope. The realists among us would remind us that we […]

December 22, 2013 – Christmas Hope

by fccshelbyville

Romans 8:18-25; Matthew 2:6 For your Christmas enjoyment, here is a little humor.  A man walked into a jewelry store to buy his wife a Christmas present.  The clerk showed him a number of nice pieces of jewelry, and he said, those are all very nice, but can you show me something cheaper?  She selected several […]

September 8, 2013 The Gift of Hope

by fccshelbyville

Mark 5:21-43 When I was in college some of us would travel to the border of Tennessee and North Carolina to climb Roane Mountain.  It’s a beautiful spot.  Near the summit was a path that wound through huge Rhododendrons.  I remember hiking to a point on the mountain that was popular with hang gliders.  Have […]