Religion

Melania opens President Trump’s campaign rally with Lord’s Prayer

on February 21, 2017, 7:19 AM / in People, Religion

First lady Melania Trump kicked off President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Melbourne, Florida on Saturday by reciting the Lord’s prayer and telling the crowd she will “always stay true to myself, and be truthful to you.” “I didn’t know Melania would be reading the Lord’s prayer,” Trump said following the first lady’s remarks. The crowd at Orlando-Melbourne Airport greeted […]

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News Bulletin

News Bulletin

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

He repays those who hate Him to their face, to destroy them. —Deuteronomy 7:10 The news bulletin commanded attention. Several inmates had escaped from a penitentiary. They were armed and considered extremely dangerous. A police spokesman stressed to the community the importance of caution. He said, “These men are desperate. They have nothing to lose. They have killed and could […]

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Did You Thank God Today?

Did You Thank God Today?

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

Enter into His gates with thanksgiving . . . . Be thankful to Him, and bless His name. —Psalm 100:4 On my way to work one day I saw a bumper sticker that read: “Did you thank a green plant today?” Plants are essential to the balance of nature. They release oxygen into the air. They’re also a source of […]

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“Just Checking In Today”

“Just Checking In Today”

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

I must thank Jackie Juntti for sending this at the most opportune time. Special thanks to Brian for sending it to her. Good Day and God Bless! A Minister passing through his church in the middle of the day, Decided to pause by the altar To see who came to pray. Just then the back door opened, And a man […]

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Hearing And Doing

Hearing And Doing

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

Be doers of the Word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. —James 1:22 I read about a man in New York City who died at the age of 63 without ever having had a job. He spent his entire adult life in college. He had acquired so many academic degrees that they looked like the alphabet behind his name. Why […]

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“Godhelp”

“Godhelp”

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

Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. —Psalm 32:1 A man arrested for the murder of a 12-year-old girl was also suspected of other killings. When police searched his computer, they found a file labeled “My Sins,” but it couldn’t be opened because it was protected with a password. A computer expert went to work using […]

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Temporary Tears

Temporary Tears

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

May the God of all grace, . . . after you have suffered a while, perfect, establish, strengthen, and settle you. —1 Peter 5:10 Author George MacDonald wrote, “God has come to wipe away our tears. He is doing it; He will have it done as soon as He can; and until He can He would have them flow without […]

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God’s Quiet-time Prayer

God’s Quiet-time Prayer

on February 16, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Announcements, Religion

There is nothing better than older people praying for you. Of course, excuse me, we’re not getting older,  we are just getting closer to home. I would like for you to do something for me. It is very simple, maybe not easy, but simple. The instructions are to pick four people You want God to bless. I decided to picked […]

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Let your Light Shine

Let your Light Shine

on February 15, 2017, 7:47 AM / in Religion

Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven. Matthew 5:16 As a boy, I enjoyed singing hymns in church, but the ones I most enjoyed brought to me an image of shipwrecks and the dangers at sea. These songs illustrated a spiritual responsibility. Images came to me of the […]

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All Year Long

All Year Long

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

[The Lord said], “Is this not the fast that I have chosen: . . . Is it not to share your bread with the hungry?” —Isaiah 58:6-7 During Lent (the 40 days prior to Easter) many Christians follow the practice of giving up something and taking the time to reflect on Jesus’ sacrifice of Himself for us. One group of […]

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Compatible…..I think not!

Compatible…..I think not!

on February 14, 2017, 6:38 AM / in Religion, State News

From ACT Memphis The United States Constitution including the Bill of Rights is based firmly on the bedrock premise that all people are equal under the law. And thus should receive equal treatment under the law. This is the basis of all judicial process in the United States. Numerous Muslim Imams have declared repeatedly that Islamic law (Sharia) is totally compatible […]

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Sundays With The Sentinel: We have an identity crisis, it’s not about knowing who you are, it’s knowing who you are not….

Sundays With The Sentinel: We have an identity crisis, it’s not about knowing who you are, it’s knowing who you are not….

on February 14, 2017, 6:28 AM / in Opinion, Religion

From The MidSouth Sentinel Patrick Conrad: Life Fellowship Church Southaven, Ms I believe that bigotry and racism, I believe that homosexuality and this transgender issue that is so perplexing to so many people right now, all of these issues….every one of them actually stem from our basic ignorance concerning our identity. ……. But I think it’s something more basic than […]

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Sacrificial Love

Sacrificial Love

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

Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends. —John 15:13 What does it mean to lay down our lives for Christ and for our friends? In John 15, notice Christ’s logic as He taught about sacrificial love. First He said, “This is My commandment, that you love one another as I have […]

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I Expect Jesus

I Expect Jesus

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

I believe God that it will be just as it was told me. —Acts 27:25 A Sunday school teacher gave every boy in his class a New Testament and encouraged each of them to write his own name inside the front cover. Several weeks later, after repeatedly inviting the boys to receive Christ as their Savior, he asked those who […]

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Hyperseeing

Hyperseeing

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

When He is revealed, we shall be like Him. —1 John 3:2 Sculptors have a term for the artist’s ability to look at a rough piece of stone and see it in its final, perfected form. It is called “hyperseeing.” Insight Today’s Scripture reading has sometimes been misused by well-intentioned Christians. When a believer has been devastated by the loss […]

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A Prayer for those seeking guidance in War

A Prayer for those seeking guidance in War

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

Dear Lord, Help me understand the responsibility and power that is welded in my hands… Help me calm myself… Help me slow my heart as it has a tendency to race at moments… Steady my hand … Allow me to breathe easy as I ready myself…. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. (A target moves slowly, it expects […]

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Love’s Check List

Love’s Check List

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

Love suffers long and is kind. —1 Corinthians 13:4 A woman named Nancy uses verses from 1 Corinthians 13 to help her cope with the frustrations of a busy family life. She calls verses 4 to 7 “Love’s Check List” and refers to it when anger wells up within her. Nancy gave an example of how she uses her check […]

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Living In Retirement

Living In Retirement

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

For to me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain. —Philippians 1:21 As our plane landed at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris, applause broke out among a group of airline employees. I thought this was a bit unusual, until I was told that the pilot had just completed the last flight of his career. He would retire […]

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Fast Freeze

Fast Freeze

on February 9, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Go down quickly from here, for your people whom you brought out of Egypt have . . . quickly turned aside from the way which I commanded them. —Deuteronomy 9:12 Thanks to Internet technology, I can watch ice building up on Lake Michigan from my warm office 30 miles away. The changing angle of the sun’s rays in winter chills […]

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What’s The Connection?

What’s The Connection?

on February 8, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, . . . meditate on these things. —Philippians 4:8 The image on the TV screen captures our attention and we sit down to watch. As we flip from channel to channel, is there any connection between what we decide to watch and what is in our heart? Does our faith […]

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