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“The Wise Shall Inherit Glory”

[My mom was a remarkable woman.  The Lord took her home this past Easter Sunday evening. The following is the text of the message I delivered at my mom’s funeral Thursday evening. My wife Debbie read the Scriptures and shared some stories and … Continue reading

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Follow Me

“If anyone comes to Me and does not hate his own father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters–yes, even his own life–he cannot be My disciple. . . . Every one of you who does not say good-bye … Continue reading

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Pursuing True Happiness this New Year

I believe the reason so much Bible knowledge yields so little change in so many Christians is because it never gets to the affections.  Affections is the realm of the emotions.  But affections go deeper than momentary feelings that can be … Continue reading

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Doing Things the Hard Way

“And while they were there, the time came for her to give birth. And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in swaddling cloths and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them … Continue reading

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Let There Be Peace

This is a season of hoping for peace on earth and goodwill among men. And why should we not hope? The angels announced it to be so at the birth of Jesus.  Yet, where do we find ourselves two thousand … Continue reading

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Checklist for a Great Worship Service

My wife does most of the legwork of planning the Sunday morning worship service orders for our church.  She and I talk through the theme and then she sets to the task of choosing songs and putting them in an order along … Continue reading

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What’s Good about Good Friday?

Have you ever wondered what is good about Good Friday? How can the things that happened on that day and the horrors of Christ’s suffering be good?  How can it be good that he was falsely accused and wrongly condemned and … Continue reading

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