Religion

A letter from Lucy

A letter from Lucy

on April 3, 2017, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

I read a quote this morning and wanted to share it with you this Easter week-end.  J.  C. Ryle  wrote the following:  “You see the  Eternal SON of GOD suffering, bleeding, agonizing, dying, in  order to pay your soul’s debt and make satisfaction for your sins…Nothing but CHRIST’s atonement on the cross can ever clear up these things… Your own…repentance, […]

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A Loan To The Lord

A Loan To The Lord

on April 2, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

He who has pity on the poor lends to the Lord, and He will pay back what he has given.  —Proverbs 19:17 A father gave his little boy 50 cents and told him he could use it any way he wanted. Later when Dad asked about it, the boy told him that he had lent it to someone. “Who did […]

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The Forgotten Book

The Forgotten Book

on April 1, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I will never forget Your precepts, for by them You have given me life.  —Psalm 119:93 A young boy noticed a large black book all covered with dust lying on a high shelf. His curiosity was aroused, so he asked his mother about it. Embarrassed, she hastily explained, “That’s a Bible. It’s God’s Book.” The boy thought for a moment […]

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“Clocky”

“Clocky”

on March 31, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Lord, make me to know my end, and what is the measure of my days, that I may know how frail I am.  —Psalm 39:4 A graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology may have helped solve the problem of oversleeping. For an industrial design course, 26-year-old Gauri Nanda created “Clocky,” a foam-covered alarm clock with wheels, which runs […]

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Rick Warren

Rick Warren

on March 30, 2017, 9:20 AM / in People, Religion

Thirty-seven years ago today, a San Jose, California native with a divinity degree and a grand vision held the inaugural services for a new church in the foothills of Orange County. Without a building to call their own, the congregants worshiped in the theater at Laguna Hills High School. Although it was Palm Sunday, only about 60 people were in […]

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Groans Now, Glory Later

Groans Now, Glory Later

on March 30, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Our light affliction . . . is working for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory.  —2 Corinthians 4:17 I once heard of a Christian seminar titled, “How To Live A Stress-Free Life.” Such an unrealistic hope promptly made me stressful! Yet we all long for relief from life’s many pressures. A Christian friend of mine whose […]

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A Bold Entrance

A Bold Entrance

on March 29, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace.  —Hebrews 4:16 One morning, Scott Long and his wife had just awakened and were lying in bed when suddenly a young fellow entered their bedroom. He walked around the bed to Scott’s side. If the trespasser had been a total stranger, his entrance would’ve been criminal intrusion. If he had […]

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Keep Going For God!

Keep Going For God!

on March 28, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

They shall still bear fruit in old age; they shall be fresh and flourishing.  —Psalm 92:14 A familiar saying goes something like this: “Old age is a matter of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter!” That must have been John Kelley’s attitude. Kelley, who died in 2004 at the age of 96, ran in 58 Boston […]

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Prophetic Voices: ‘Exposure’ and ‘Dividing’ Are Coming  due to ‘Perversion’ in the Church

Prophetic Voices: ‘Exposure’ and ‘Dividing’ Are Coming due to ‘Perversion’ in the Church

on March 27, 2017, 6:24 AM / in Opinion, Religion

What I am about to write is a topic I have spent more hours than I care to think about tossing this matter around in my mind for many years. Those who have been on WGEN for any time know of my strong disagreement with the ‘DENOMINATIONS’ and their ‘DOCTRINES’ – said *doctrines* that either add to or take away […]

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Strength & Support

Strength & Support

on March 27, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Your words have upheld him who was stumbling, and you have strengthened the feeble knees.  —Job 4:4 The local newspaper reported that a mother is devastated because her 21-year-old son, who had always seemed like an upright young man, had been arrested for dealing drugs. Also in our community, the parents and siblings of a 15-year-old are grieving because he […]

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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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