Monthly Archives: March 2012

One Isaiah?

“For about twenty-five centuries no one dreamt of doubting that Isaiah the son of Amoz was the author of every part of the book that goes under his name; and those who still maintain the unity of authorship are accustomed … Continue reading

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Sin is Still Sin

(Galatians 5:19-21 NIV)  The acts of the sinful nature are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity and debauchery; {20} idolatry and witchcraft; hatred, discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, dissensions, factions {21} and envy; drunkenness, orgies, and the like. I warn … Continue reading

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Stones made of Sand

Have you ever really wondered what Jesus wrote in the sand? I have. John 8 goes into detail about the woman who was caught in adultery. The obvious intention of her “stoners” was to stone her for this sin. Where … Continue reading

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A Grandparent’s day at the park

Fun is a relative quantity. One person’s fun may be somebody else’s drudgery and pain. I know someone, and her name shall remain anonymous, whose idea of fun is rooting through thrift stores all day long. That concept of fun … Continue reading

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Good Morning

(Genesis 1:5 NIV)  God called the light “day,” and the darkness he called “night.” And there was evening, and there was morning–the first day. When God created the world he separated it with light.  When light was present darkness was … Continue reading

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It’s My Body; I’ll Exercise It If I Have To

Lately, I have noticed a lot of news regarding all aspects of the body. According to one report I read, this is a multibillion dollar-a-year business. I never knew my body was worth so much money. I’m tempted to sell … Continue reading

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Guardian of the Gates

(Matthew 5:14 NIV)  “You are the light of the world. A city on a hill cannot be hidden. Each of us is a city that God has created.  He has set us upon a hill so that we may be … Continue reading

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Around the world in 90 minutes

I was snuggling down in my easy chair with a riveting book in hand when the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage shared with me an observation. “I just was thinking,” she began very seriously, “that we have not taken a … Continue reading

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The Art of God

8 By that grace you have been saved through faith. This does not come from you. It is the gift of God 9 and not the result of works, so that no one can boast. 10 For we are his … Continue reading

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Keeping close tabs on my investments

I find it quite amusing that some of the brightest and richest people in our country do not seem to have a clue as to what they are doing. Most do not have the common sense that God gave to … Continue reading

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Early Christian martyrdrom- the #1 proof of the truths of Christ

We are in the Lenten season, which is one of contemplation and sacrifice.  When I contemplate sacrifice, I think of the ultimate sacrifice.  Which would be giving up your life (willfully) for the glory of God.  Thankfully in this country … Continue reading

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When Kings Cry

(John 11:35 NIV)  Jesus wept. The leaders of nations have a unique position.  They have access to the greatest control that our nation can afford them.  They among all of us have the ability to effect change and protect people.  … Continue reading

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