Religion

Marriage Is No Business Of The State

Marriage Is No Business Of The State

on March 26, 2017, 8:38 AM / in Opinion, Religion

by Rev David Whitney  /  News with Views In the battle for God’s Holy Institution of Marriage as of late there has not been a lot of encouraging news. The problem confronting us however has roots going back more than 100 years. The nose of the camel came into the tent with miscegenation laws which largely began after the War […]

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A Personal Letter

A Personal Letter

on March 26, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Oh, how I love Your law! It is my meditation all the day.  —Psalm 119:97 In 1991, actress Julia Roberts was asked what object she valued most. “I have a letter from my daddy,” she replied, “the only letter that I managed not to lose as a child . . . . If anybody ever took that away from me, […]

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King Of Our Lives

King Of Our Lives

on March 25, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I delivered to you first of all that which I also received: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures. —1 Corinthians 15:3 More than 2,000 years ago in Jerusalem, Pontius Pilate commanded that a placard be placed on the cross that read: “Jesus of Nazareth, the King of the Jews.” Perhaps Pilate sought to induce fear among […]

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Celebrate Beginnings

Celebrate Beginnings

on March 24, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

You will conceive in your womb and bring forth a Son, and shall call His name Jesus. —Luke 1:31 Many churches observe March 25 as Annunciation Day. It commemorates the angel’s announcement to Mary that she would be the mother of Jesus, the Messiah. In our success-oriented society, this festival is a needed reminder to recognize and rejoice at the […]

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Open Bible

Open Bible

on March 23, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I will speak of Your testimonies also before kings, and will not be ashamed. —Psalm 119:46 Many hotels in countries around the world have a Bible in each room. Just open a drawer and you’ll find it. But during a recent hotel stay, I was surprised to see an open Bible placed prominently on a table in the lobby. And […]

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Our Mysterious God

Our Mysterious God

on March 22, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

God, who at various times and in various ways spoke in time past . . . , has in these last days spoken to us by His Son. —Hebrews 1:1-2 In today’s Scripture, we read that a mysterious and awesome visitor appeared to Manoah and his wife (Samson’s parents). When Manoah asked, “What is Your name?” the visitor didn’t answer […]

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A Bumpy Road

A Bumpy Road

on March 21, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

To you it has been granted on behalf of Christ, not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer for His sake. —Philippians 1:29 When people tell me life is hard, I always reply, “Of course it is.” I find that answer more satisfying than anything else I can say. Writer Charles Williams said, “The world is painful in […]

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The Sunday Message

on March 20, 2017, 9:03 AM / in Religion

I am including three messages from Al Garza that I find to be SO RELATED to what is going on today.  I do hope that many of you will read them closely and to take ACTION (FERVENT PRAYER) because unless the people get on their knees and PRAY FERVENTLY for a change of direction in America we are doomed.  The […]

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The Way To Praise Him

The Way To Praise Him

on March 20, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Blessed is the King who comes in the name of the Lord! —Luke 19:38 The triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem a few days before His death focused attention on Christ as Lord. When Jesus sent His disciples to get the colt He was to ride, He instructed them to tell its owners, “The Lord has need of it” (Luke […]

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Riding A Rollercoaster

Riding A Rollercoaster

on March 19, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart. —Galatians 6:9 If you love someone who struggles with a substance-abuse problem, you know that your emotions and his can be like riding a rollercoaster—up and down. Today he wants help; tomorrow he’s drinking or is high on drugs […]

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Kimberly Henderson, a new life….

on March 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

  Special thank you to Bobbie for sending this to us…. a great story about life…. From Her Facebook Page  Two years ago today [March 15] I was sitting in an abortion clinic thinking not having Vaida was best for me. People remember dates for birthdays, and anniversaries. Well this date is forever burned in my brain. It’s a day […]

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Is Fear Healthy?

Is Fear Healthy?

on March 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

The fear of the Lord is the instruction of wisdom. —Proverbs 15:33 During a severe thunderstorm, a mother tucked her child into bed and turned off the light. Frightened by the tempest, he asked, “Mommy, will you sleep with me?” Hugging him, she replied, “I can’t, dear. I have to sleep with Daddy.” Stepping out of the room, she heard, […]

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Dots And Doughnut Holes

Dots And Doughnut Holes

on March 17, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits. —Psalm 103:2 As a minister was addressing a group of men, he took a large piece of paper and made a black dot in the center of it. Then he held up the paper and asked them what they saw. One person replied, “I see a black mark.” […]

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A Cleansed Conscience

A Cleansed Conscience

on March 16, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I myself always strive to have a conscience without offense toward God and men. —Acts 24:16 The much-loved children’s story Pinocchio is about a wooden puppet whose nose grows long when he tells a lie. His friend Jiminy Cricket chirps, “Let your conscience be your guide.” Pinocchio follows his advice, repents, and returns to Geppetto his creator, where he is […]

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Neighborly Love

Neighborly Love

on March 15, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Love your neighbor as yourself. —Matthew 22:39 The Carnegie Foundation discovered that to be successful on the job, relational skills are far more important than knowledge. Its research found that only 15 percent of a person’s success is determined by job knowledge and technical skills. Eighty-five percent is determined by an individual’s attitude and ability to relate to other people. […]

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Change The World?

Change The World?

on March 14, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I was hungry and you gave Me food; I was thirsty and you gave Me drink. —Matthew 25:35 When my son Steve came home from a concert recently, he had with him a free T-shirt and a brochure for an organization that helps needy children in a far-off continent. Apparently, one of the singers had issued a challenge. “We wanted […]

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Stars & Sand

Stars & Sand

on March 13, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

He counts the number of the stars; He calls them all by name. —Psalm 147:4 A team led by an Australian astronomer calculated the number of stars in the known universe to be 70 sextillion—7 followed by 22 zeros. That unfathomable number is said to be more than the grains of sand in every beach and every desert on earth. […]

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The Storm Will Pass

The Storm Will Pass

on March 12, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

He who trusts in his own heart is a fool, but whoever walks wisely will be delivered. —Proverbs 28:26 The local TV meteorologist occasionally points to a map and says something like this: “I’m afraid that things are going to get worse before they get better.” Such a forecast could very well have applied to Israel when God sent Moses […]

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Trivial Pursuits

Trivial Pursuits

on March 11, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

His divine power has given to us all things that pertain to life and godliness. —2 Peter 1:3 A number of years ago I was in the library of a prestigious university. As I walked among the bookshelves, I happened to pass by a row of small cubicles set aside for study and spied a student reading a Bugs Bunny […]

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Rabbit-Hole Christians

Rabbit-Hole Christians

on March 10, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Jesus . . . said to him, “Zacchaeus, make haste and come down, for today I must stay at your house.” —Luke 19:5 Rabbits are timid creatures that pop out of their holes every morning, try to avoid everything (except other rabbits), eat their food, and jump back into their holes in the evening. “Whew! We made it through another […]

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