Category Archives: life

The Crossroads

“Stand in the ways and see, and ask for the old paths, where the good way is, and walk in it; then you will find rest for your souls” (Jeremiah 6:16). Robert Johnson There is a legend in the world … Continue reading

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Eternity in the Heart

“He has made everything beautiful in its time.  Also, He has put eternity in their hearts, except that no one can find out the work that God does from the beginning to end” (Ecclesiastes 3:11).  1.  Time “He has made … Continue reading

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5 Great Things: (#2) The Great Example

Great persecution was coming on the early church.  Peter wrote, “Beloved, do not think it strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange think happened to you” (1 Peter 4:12).  It is not always … Continue reading

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The Testing of One’s Faith

Make no mistake about it.  One’s faith will be tested, and tested again, in this life.  James writes of “the testing of your faith” (James 1:3).  These tests are common to man (1 Corinthians 10:13).  We should not be surprised … Continue reading

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Christ is…

Paul, Silas, and Timothy evangelized Philippi, Macedonia in about 51 A.D., while on Paul’s second great missionary journey.  Among the converts were Lydia and her household, and a Philippian jailer and his household (Acts 16). This began a long relationship … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Backsliding

John Bunyan (1628-1688) was a Puritan preacher in England.  He is best known for writing The Pilgrim’s Progress (From This World to That Which is Come), in 1678.  The book sold perhaps 100,000 copies in its first 15 years (Bunyan, … Continue reading

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Life’s Setbacks, Don’t Let Them Stop You

Louis Pasteur (1822-1895) accomplished many things as a young man and in middle age.  He was a Professor of Physics by age 24, and a Professor of Chemistry by age 26.  He was the Dean of Science at the University … Continue reading

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Your Brother’s Bloods

God said to Cain, “What have you done?  The voice of your brother’s blood cries out to Me from the ground” (Genesis 4:10). The literal language is “bloods” (plural), not “blood (singular).  What is the significance?  (1) Does it refer … Continue reading

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In The News: The Coronavirus

The Coronavirus, specifically COVID-19, has affected nearly all of us in some way.  It has dominated the news in the U.S. and around the world for the last several weeks.  Travel has been restricted.  Schools and universities have postponed classes.  … Continue reading

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Taking Time With Others

1.  John 4:27 – “And at this point His disciples came, and they marveled that He talked with a woman…“ This was not how the disciples would have interacted with this woman.  Jewish men did not typically speak with women … Continue reading

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