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Some Glad Morning

For yet a little while, and He that shall come will come, and will not tarry. Hebrews 10:37 Imagine a day just like today. You get up, have your coffee, eat your breakfast, clean up the kitchen and start a load of laundry. Get yourself dressed and ready, grab the shopping list, hop into the… Read More Some Glad Morning

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R.I.P. Mayberry

So even to old age and gray hairs, O God, do not forsake me, until I proclaim your might to another generation, your power to all those to come. Psalm 71:18 I grew up watching Andy Griffith on television. He was a single parent, a widowed father who was raising his young son with the… Read More R.I.P. Mayberry

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Sweet Beulah Land

Go to now, ye that say Today or tomorrow we will go into such a city, continue there for a year, and buy and sell, and get gain: Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. What is your life? It is even a vapor that appeareth for a little time, and then… Read More Sweet Beulah Land

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September 23, 2017

Have you heard of the Revelation 12 prophecy and its supposed fulfillment on September 23, 2017?  Evidently, a Christian numerologist started this belief that the Rapture of the Church will take place on that date. Now there are boatloads of armchair prophets all over YouTube, Twitter and Facebook that have jumped on the Chicken Little bandwagon crying out the… Read More September 23, 2017

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Of Course I’m Going!

I read an article recently that mentioned a 2014 CBS poll entitled “Americans’ View of Death” and in that poll three out of four Americans believed in heaven and hell.  Of the believers, 82% believed they would go to heaven at death, 2% believed they would go to hell and the other 9% didn’t believe they would be… Read More Of Course I’m Going!

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All You Need Is Love

Not long ago, I read a blog post written by a sweet Christian. Her words were beautiful and eloquent. She wrote at length about her encounter with an old friend who was mired in the bondage of sin and shame. She wrote with such passion of their encounter, how she approached the individual with the love of… Read More All You Need Is Love

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The Safe Spot

Hurricane Harvey bore down on Texas with a vengeance leaving devastation, death and destruction in its wake. Men, women and children are walking around shelters in shock as they come to grips with losing all that they owned. I cannot imagine what the good folks in Texas are going through. I live in what is… Read More The Safe Spot

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Wasted Years

Walk in wisdom toward outsiders, making the best use of the time. Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person. Colossians 4:5-6 I have a lot of regrets in life. I’ve heard people say, “If I had my life to live over… Read More Wasted Years

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Simon the Sorcerer

Simon was a sorcerer, a practitioner of the occult, from the city of Samaria. It was in Samaria where the apostle Philip preached a revival that resulted in the conversion of a tremendous number of people in that city believing the gospel message and becoming Christians. Simon was a man who had been mired in the world of mysticism but when… Read More Simon the Sorcerer

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Following the Stars

I was reading a couple of articles this morning about some contemporary religious leaders who have tremendous followings. These people aren’t just preachers and pastors of mega-churches, but are world-wide evangelists, authors and some are even movie stars. Their conferences bring in people by the thousands, all eager and willing to stand in long lines to get an… Read More Following the Stars

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Scoffers

Above all, you must understand that in the last days scoffers will come, scoffing and following their own evil desires. 2 Peter 3:3 What is a scoffer? Dictionary.com defines a scoffer as one who speaks “derisively, mocks, jeers.” Thesaurus.com provides us with additional descriptors: “doubter, skeptic, sneerer, satirist, disbeliever.” People are mocking Jesus and Christians… Read More Scoffers

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Almost Persuaded

Paul, I am almost persuaded to be a Christian. Acts 26:28 Before the betrayal by Judas, Jesus gathered his disciples together to tell them what was going to happen to him. He told them that he would be betrayed, that he would even be denied by Peter who loved him beyond measure. He told them… Read More Almost Persuaded

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The Castaway

But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway. 1 Corinthians 9:27 These words were written by the great Apostle Paul, the apostle to the Gentiles. Paul’s life changed dramatically when he had an encounter with… Read More The Castaway

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They Never Left

A friend loveth at all times… Proverbs 17:17 Jesus had a lot of friends, but none as loyal and steadfast as the women. During this Easter season, as we consider His supreme sacrifice, the image of His suffering in the final days and His death on the cross remain as vivid in my mind as the horrific… Read More They Never Left

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Alexander the Coppersmith

I love reading the books of the Bible of written by the great Apostle Paul. He led such an anointed, fascinating life, one fraught with many troubles, trials and tribulations yet he lived with great joy in his evangelism and anticipation of the end. I’ve never read of another individual who anticipated death with such… Read More Alexander the Coppersmith

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The Totally Cool Relevant Church of Dynamic Worship and Contemporary Awesomeness

I actually wrote this post over a year ago and when I published it, I was left in shock at the number of people who sent me messages and wanted to know if I was talking about their church. My words were actually reflective of several churches I had visited and others had told me about… Read More The Totally Cool Relevant Church of Dynamic Worship and Contemporary Awesomeness

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Desperate Cravings

Have you ever been to one of those huge buffet restaurants where the selection of food is just overwhelming? They have a seemingly unending line of salads, vegetables, meats and desserts. Oh, the desserts…every kind of cake, pie, cookie, ice cream and decadent sugary tidbit imaginable. Just sitting and watching the people in those food lines… Read More Desperate Cravings