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One of the most powerful things anyone can say to me is ”I am praying for you.” I know some people just use that expression as a toss away comment. But when someone tells me that and I … more
It is amazing that anyone could be seen as guiltless for his past no matter what he has done. However, that is exactly what the term “Justified” means in the Scriptures. The great Scripture … more
Count your true friends. I mean your really true friends. If it takes more than the fingers of one hand to count them, you are greatly blessed. Someone has said, “If you have one true friend you … more
All kinds of excuses are given for not attending church worship services. There is a movement today that teaches against involvement with the organized churches. But all the reasons or excuses for … more
We need a foundation for our faith. You can put your trust in Nature, science, education – the list continues. But a true and solid basis for our faith in our Christ is the Holy Scriptures – the … more
Expect that something will happen when you pray. That is faith. When you enter God’s presence in prayer you must “believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.” (Heb … more
The old canard is “nothing is certain but death and taxes.” The humorous part of that is supposed to be the play on “taxes.” But the fact is that the one certain thing in life is that you and … more
This week’s column is adapted from a long ago radio script by the renowned broadcaster Paul Harvey. This was the script of his broadcast on April 3, 1965. If I were the devil – I mean, if I … more
The Pastor was preaching about Heaven. He became very excited about the prospect of going to Heaven and he tried to communicate his sincere excitement of future hope to the congregation. Deeply … more
I just came home from grocery shopping. It is my choice to do most of the shopping because when I go to the grocery store, I will actually shop for the items we need. My wife “buys;” I … more
I am planning to write a book. Actually I have the concept for four books. I have the titles in mind and the overall idea for the content for each one. The first one will be a collection of these … more
“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights…” This statement is written in one … more
It is a wonderful thing to have a heavenly Father. He is someone who is taking care of us in all the aspects of our lives. The New Testament teaches us that the body of Christ is a family. This … more
“This is the day that the Lord has made.” (Psalm 118:24) What day is this? What day is that special day that the Lord has made? It is this day. It is whatever day you are reading this … more
Everyone is looking for a sign. This is true for almost every area of our lives. A girl wants a sign that her fiancé really loves her. The man wants a like sign that he is the center of her … more
There is a powerful word in the New Testament that we should understand. It is a favorite word in the writings of the Apostle John who wrote the Gospel account that is named for him as well as three … more
Reputation is who people think you are. Character is who you really are. Opinions other people have about us are unimportant. However, if you live a quality life, most people will think well of … more
In the early days when public travel in the west was largely by stagecoach, a company was looking for a new driver. He was being selected as the primary driver for one of the company’s most … more
Many will disagree with my statement that the two greatest days in the world’s history are the day of the crucifixion and the day of the resurrection. The Bible assures me that they are the two … more
Most people who do not regularly attend church services believe they have good reasons. I have heard most of the reasons (or excuses) as you probably have. Here are some of the most frequent among … more
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