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Jack-Pot Super Danger

My gleeful imagination goes hay-wire when I begin to think of the endless possibilities of winning a $1.4 billion payday as was finally dealt to three Powerball jackpot winners this past week.   Just by playing a $2.00 lottery ticket one can strike it rich!   But we should get a...
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Controlled Passion – Part II

Exercising self-control for the Christian is a battle each time we have to put it to use.   When we need self-control the most, is when it often seems like the hardest thing to do.  It’s because something out there is luring something inside of us.  Peopl...
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Protected Saints

The coinage “once saved always saved” is helpful for many Christians to keep from slipping into doubt.   I’m afraid more often than not, it may be used as a psychological ploy of assurance.  But ‘once saved always saved‘ still forces us to analyze if...
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Faith in the Sufficiency of Scripture

Psalm 19:7 The law of the LORD is perfect, reviving the soul; the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple; Psalm 19:8 the precepts of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes; Psalm 19:9 the fear of the LORD...
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Time for Alarm, Time for Compassion

“Washington (CNN) In a landmark opinion, a divided Supreme Court on Friday ruled that same-sex couples can marry nationwide, establishing a new civil right and handing gay rights advocates a historic victory.”  (Sat, June 27, 2015)”   Time for Alarm, Time for Compassion...
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Jesus Response to Cruelty and Tragedy

Luke 13:1 There were some present at that very time who told him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. Luke 13:2 And he answered them, “Do you think that these Galileans were worse sinners than all the other Galileans, because they...
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Hymn “I Cannot Tell”

There is a certain arrogance in the Christian that needs to ‘know everything.’  After all he quotes to himself John 17:3 “…and this is eternal life, that they may know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.”  However, this song...
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Uniformity and God

Birds are interesting creatures.  I suppose they are so ordinary we take them for granted.   Thousands of them hover speedily around us, and leave annoying white traces of their presence on our property.  And who would think they are so intelligent, until my wife recently noticed...
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What You Bring to Church?

I was disappointed to hear recently that someone suddenly decided after visiting a church they admired for several weeks, to start looking elsewhere; quipping “we just didn’t have peace because they didn’t have enough for our children.” I’m not here...
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The Rebel Spirit

  Following last week’s devastating massacre at a church in Charleston, South Carolina which left 9 worshippers dead; so much public outcry has come about white supremacy groups or anyone who dons a confederate flag.  2016 Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney said: “Take down...
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