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What was it that made me like Anthony Bourdain? It was not his religious beliefs. He was not religious to my knowledge. It was not his politics. We were politically, I think, very far apart. It was not his profanity. … Continue reading
Each one of us should be a student, a careful student, of God’s word. Numerous passages emphasize this point (e.g. Psalm 1:1-3; 119:104; Hosea 4:6; Matthew 7:21-23; 22:29; John 12:48; Acts 17:11; 1 Thessalonians 5:21; 2 Timothy 2:15; 3:15-17; Hebrews … Continue reading
Emotions have a place in the lives of the godly. Let’s consider some things which should bring us joy. 1. David worshipped with joy. He wrote, “I will praise You, O LORD with my whole heart; I will tell of … Continue reading
“Real men don’t cry,” we are told. However, this saying is not in agreement with the Bible. In the Bible, godly men and women wept. Let’s consider some things which caused them to weep. 1. Abraham wept over Sarah’s death. … Continue reading
I’ve heard people say things like, “I’m just an ordinary person. What can I do?” They reason that since they lack formal or specialized training and eloquence of speech they are useless in the service of God… The truth is, … Continue reading
As we consider Elijah and his courageous stand atop Mt. Carmel (1 Kings 18), I believe there to be several observations which needs to be made by modern man. After all, these things of old were recorded for our learning … Continue reading
The context: Death was near. Jesus knew it. He, with concern for His disciples, prayed. Let us observe for whom and what He prayed. 1. Himself (John 17:1-5) “Father, the hour has come” (John 17:1a). The reference is to the … Continue reading
It is sometimes frustrating for preachers, and members of the church, who are trying to teach the Bible to others. People can think technically, and deeply when they want. If the job, or school demands that they learn something new, … Continue reading