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Mandale Church of Christ in Christian Union is a small country church located in Mandale, Ohio on Rt. 66

 

Our Pastor is Justin Sterrett

Sunday School 9:30 AM

Sunday Worship 10:30 AM

Sunday Evening 6:00 PM

 Wednesday Prayer Service 7:00 PM

 

 

Bible Verse Of The Day

Thursday, October 23, 2014

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— Romans 7:15 —

I do not understand what I do. For what I want to do I do not do, but what I hate I do.

Thoughts on Today’s Verse

This is more than the cry of one desperate man — it describes the experience of any Christian struggling against sin or trying to please God by keeping rules and laws without the Spirit's help. We must never underestimate the power of sin, and we must never attempt to fight it in our own strength. Satan is a crafty tempter, and we have an amazing ability to make excuses. Instead of trying to overcome sin with human willpower, we must take hold of the tremendous power of Christ that is available to us. This is God's provision for victory over sin — he sends the Holy Spirit to live in us and give us power. And when we fall, he lovingly reaches out to help us up! Being born again takes a moment of faith, but becoming like Christ is a lifelong process.