Monthly Archives: June 2012

Why not just be an American

As we celebrate another birthday of this great country, I cannot help but think back on some of our history. What a grand history we have had. I know some people are ashamed of our history and so we have … Continue reading

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Self Control

(Proverbs 25:28 NIV)  Like a city whose walls are broken down is a man who lacks self-control. Walls were used in ancient Israel to provide protection when a city was attacked.  A city without a wall was completely defenseless.  It … Continue reading

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Vote for me, I create lots of jobs

I have always thought about what it would be like to be wealthy. Unless I win the lottery somewhere, of which I never play, the opportunity for me to become wealthy is absolutely remote. I have a better chance of … Continue reading

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Selfishness

Selfishness By Tim Russ (Proverbs 18:1 NIV)  An unfriendly man pursues selfish ends; he defies all sound judgment. In the beginning there was God.  God created the angels to be his servants.  The universe was in harmony.  All the angels … Continue reading

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How to Ruin a Perfectly Good Day

Speaking of good days, and who isn’t these days, I am looking forward to two in a row. I know it may be wishful thinking on my part, but a person has to do something with his time. Last week … Continue reading

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Children of Light

(John 12:36 NIV)  Put your trust in the light while you have it, so that you may become sons of light.” When he had finished speaking, Jesus left and hid himself from them. We have probably all had experiences where … Continue reading

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It’s not my father’s world anymore

Celebrating another Father’s Day without my father I cannot help thinking how much has changed since he died. If he were to return today, he would find things quite different. In all reality, this is not my father’s world anymore. … Continue reading

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The Bright Morning Star

(2 Peter 1:19 NIV)  And we have the word of the prophets made more certain, and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a light shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the … Continue reading

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Snake, rattle and roll in the aisles

I would agree with the idea that religion comes in all shapes, sizes and temperaments. It is quite obvious that sanity is not a prerequisite of religion. If it were, most religions would go out of business within the 30-day … Continue reading

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Son of the Dawn

(Isaiah 14:12 NIV)  How you have fallen from heaven, O morning star, son of the dawn! You have been cast down to the earth, you who once laid low the nations! When Osama Bin Laden’s plan to attack the Twin … Continue reading

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