Mercy Street Church of Christ
Abilene, TX
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Welcome to Mercy Street Ministries!

Mercy Street Ministry Abilene, Texas.

Celebrating 16 Years of web-based Ministry! We have been at this web site for 16 years proclaiming the good news of God in Jesus Christ. We're happy you're here among the thousands who visit us each week. We welcome your feedback via our email address: mercystreetchurch@gmail.com Our continued aim is to point you to the love of God through Jesus Christ; and with God's blessings, we'll do so. Grace and peace to you and yours. Stan & Lorrie.

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New ebook "Faith Seeking Understanding" by Stan Baldwin. Download at http://www.Smashwords.com/books/view/595687. Also released through many other outlets such as, iBooks, Amazon, Sony, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Diesel, Baker & Taylor.

Day by day meditations and reflections to help us grow in grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. As the year unfolds, Stan leads us on a journey through Scripture to meet the obstacles and challenges before us. No matter what comes our way, one thing will be constant: God's blessing. In victory or defeat, in confidence or instability, we can still know our Father's presence, his wisdom, and his guidance. "Faith Seeking Understanding" features 365 meditations to inspire confidence in God's provision, calm your heart and keep you focused on the One who can carry us through.

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Ebook: "The Ten Words" subtitled: "Loving God and Neighbor" by Stan Baldwin. Published on Smashwords.com. Words 24,130. Are the Ten Words from God an adequate way to understand his will for our lives? They’re often considered an outdated list of do's and don'ts that add up to a guilt-ridden, legalistic way of life. But as Stan Baldwin probes the purpose and meaning of the Ten Commandments, readers will gladly discover that these instructions can aptly be called God's design for the best life possible. Download from Smashwords.com.

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FREE ebook "That Awful Silence" by Stan Baldwin. Download for free at http://www.Smashwords.com/books/view/167901 and released through many other outlets such as, iBooks, Amazon, Sony, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Diesel, Baker & Taylor. The stories included in this short book include those who have sensed that awful silence of God.

At different times, places and degrees, we all encounter and experience suffering. It may be physical pain, financial or emotional loss, the death of someone we love. During those times we ask, "Where is God when it hurts the most?" When tragedy strikes or when loneliness threatens to almost snuff out our last flickering hopes. God seems the most distant then. When seeking answers, where do we turn? How do we respond? How do we go on? Are we able to say along with Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego of the fiery furnace fame, "Our God, whom we serve, will deliver us. But even if he does not, we will serve him still"?

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"Here I Stand" - It began the Protestant Reformation when Martin Luther nailed his "95 Theses" to the Wittenburg Palace church door in October 1517. Now these 495 years later, as the world moves forward, is it time for God's people to say again: "Here I stand"? Join us in recollecting Martin Luther's historic stand for biblical light and truth in a recent sermon series.

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Sermon Series - "Praising God for Detours" - Three times in a row, it seemed like God pushed Joseph off the Golden State Freeway onto a bumpy dirt road. How do we keep being faithful when Heaven continually puts detours in our path? Actually, detours are good news . . . if you trust the Person Who is setting out the orange cones.

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Our email address is: mercystreetchurch@gmail.com

To God be the glory! Amen.

"But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and forever! Amen." --The Apostle Peter, 2 Peter 3:18.


Latest News

FREE EBOOK 'SYMPHONY OF PSALMS'
Free ebook "Symphony of Psalms" by Stan Baldwin. Download for free at http://www.Smashwords.com/books/view/171923[more]

EBOOK: "THE BATTLE RAGES: STAND FIRM IN GOD'S ARMOR"
Invisible, cosmic spiritual battles rage hard. The weapons of human effort have no chance against the devil’s schemes...[more]

HAPPY NEW YEAR!
May God bless all of us this year. May this be a year when we all grow in holiness. [more]

Sermon Circle

THOSE IN THE BOAT WORSHIPED HIM...
“Truly, you are the Son of God” (Matthew 14:33)![more]

C.S. LEWIS' MEGA VERSE
Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my strength and my redeemer. — Psalm 19:14 [more]

...THE SURPASSING POWER OF GOD
. . . that the surpassing power may be of God and not from us. (2 Corinthians 4:7)[more]

  • Abraham and Ishmael -- Sunday, July 16, 2017
  • How narrow the gate and constricted the road... -- Sunday, July 09, 2017
  • Abram went as the Lord directed him -- Sunday, July 02, 2017

    Look Out Point

    DOES NOT YOUR TEACHER PAY THE TEMPLE TAX?
    So stay focused on what’s most important. Focus on love, even when you disagree. [more]

    RECLAIMING THE HEART
    Today, across the Christian spectrum, many are seeking God's face with fresh intensity, hungry for a deeper personal relationship with him...[more]

    TAKE MY YOKE UPON YOU
    Take my yoke upon you. (Matthew 11:29)[more]

  • The Essence 4 -- Sunday, July 02, 2017
  • The Essence 3 -- Saturday, July 01, 2017
  • The Essence 2 -- Friday, June 30, 2017

    Intersections

    THE ALMIGHTY HAS DONE GREAT THINGS FOR ME
    The Almighty has done great things for me. (Luke 1:49)[more]

    FIVE PETALS OF GRACE
    Someone asks what the acronym T-U-L-I-P stands for in summing up the theological points of Reformed Christianity.[more]

    THE LORD IS IN THIS SPOT
    The Lord is in this spot. (Genesis 28:16)[more]

    U-Turn

    GIVE THEM SOME FOOD YOURSELVES
    In yet another unexpected reversal, Jesus turns the tables on the Twelve: “Give them some food yourselves” (Matthew 14:16).[more]

    KC MOSER - A POWERFUL VOICE FOR GRACE
    K. C. Moser was convinced that legalism was blinding the eyes of the people to the truth that JESUS was the source of our eternal salvation...[more]

    DO NOT BE AFRAID TO GO DOWN TO EGYPT
    Do not be afraid to go down to Egypt. (Genesis 46:3)[more]

    Bulletin Boulevard

    BLINDED BY WEAKNESS
    God sometimes makes use of those in His church who have the weakest abilities so that His grace in them may appear more glorious. [more]

    LOVE IS THE ULTIMATE GIFT
    The world demonstrates a very distorted view of love...[more]

    INVITED TO PRAISE
    All that to say that while praise is an inherently spontaneous activity, it can arise out of those hymns, prayers, and moments in worship when we are invited to praise...[more]

  • Jesus: Son of God -- Thursday, June 01, 2017
  • Go  -- Monday, April 17, 2017
  • Do you believe in the Son of Man? -- Sunday, March 26, 2017

    Mercy Street Moments

    SAVIOR AND LORD
    The symbolic statement that Jesus is 'at God's right hand' comprises the two great gospel affirmations...[more]

    A PARABLE OF FREEDOM
    I see evangelicals as finding true freedom under the authority of revealed truth, [more]

    LOVE FOR THE SCRIPTURES
    A man who loves his wife will love her letters and her photographs because they speak to him of her...[more]

  • The Spirit's Witness -- Thursday, June 15, 2017
  • Glorifying Christ -- Thursday, June 01, 2017
  • Christian Political Influence -- Sunday, March 19, 2017



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