Religion

THE WISDOM OF GOD

on October 11, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

“He who troubles his own house will inherit the wind, And the fool will be servant to the wise of heart.” Proverbs 11:29 The first half of today’s Bible verse is advice for family living. If any member of a family is a troublemaker and does not try to get along with the other family members, in time, they will […]

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Changing Hearts

Changing Hearts

on October 11, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful. Luke 6:36 On the last day of the US Civil War, officer Joshua Chamberlain was in command of the Union army. His soldiers lined up on both sides of the road that the Confederate army had to march down in surrender. One wrong word or one belligerent act and the longed-for peace […]

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THE BEST VERSION OF US

on October 10, 2020, 8:41 AM / in Religion

What does God want from us? Until we know the answer to this question, it will be like working a puzzle in the dark. There is a picture, and there are pieces that go somewhere, but it feels like stuff is just moving around—one trial and error after another. “This is the book of the genealogy of Adam. In the […]

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Have A Wonderful Day

Have A Wonderful Day

on October 10, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Let each one give as he purposes in his heart, not grudgingly or of necessity; for God loves a cheerful giver. —2 Corinthians 9:7 After admiring a painting in a woman’s home, I was surprised by her generosity when she took it down and gave it to me. I’ve seen many similar acts of kindness. For years, my mother-in-law hung […]

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Who won the vice presidential debate? A powerful statement of repentance and engagement

on October 8, 2020, 8:56 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison The vice presidential debate last night between Mike Pence and Kamala Harris was largely a civil affair. Predictably, partisan analysts were convinced afterward that their party’s nominee won the event. (The fly that landed on Mr. Pence’s head received widespread attention as well.) Going into the debate, expectations were unusually high. In fact, some were saying that the stakes were higher than […]

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Belgian bishop calls on Catholic Church to approve ‘ritual’ for blessing gay unions

Belgian bishop calls on Catholic Church to approve ‘ritual’ for blessing gay unions

on October 7, 2020, 6:00 AM / in International News, Religion

ANALYSIS By Jeanne Smits  /  Paris correspondent (LifeSiteNews) — Bishop Johan Bonny of Antwerp, Belgium, suggested that homosexual couples, divorced and remarried Catholics, and cohabiting pairs should be given some sort of Church blessing as part of a “diversity of rituals” that would recognize the “exclusiveness and stability” of their unions. Since the two Synods on the Family and the apostolic […]

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Profitable Knowledge

Profitable Knowledge

on October 6, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Make me understand the way of Your precepts; so shall I meditate on Your wonderful works. —Psalm 119:27 The Bible is unlike any other book. It was given by God’s inspiration and is His revelation to man. On its pages we find everything we need to know to receive salvation and to live for the Lord. Paul declared that it […]

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Politics and the Plan of God

on October 6, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

This is another of those daily stops  for me as I check my news *traplines*.  I would hope others would also stop here often to understand the Spiritual War we are fully engaged in on this earth and especially in America.  I can’t say it often enough – Not one of us knows when we shall take our LAST BREATH […]

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Do you Lie?

on October 5, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

We all sin, we all have lied, we all have harmed others when we shouldn’t have, the Lord God knows we have clay feet, but can we be forgiven when we know we have done these things and then continue to do so. James Frey released in 2005 the number one best selling book, “A Million Little Pieces.” Oprah Winfrey in […]

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Time To Review

Time To Review

on October 4, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Certainly every man at his best state is but vapor. —Psalm 39:5 At the age of 64, British novelist William Somerset Maugham decided that he had better write his autobiography, even though his health was still good. He did so and titled it The Summing Up. But why sum up your life at 64? “An occasional glance at the obituary […]

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Satan’s Logic

Satan’s Logic

on October 2, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Satan answered the Lord and said, “Does Job fear God for nothing?” —Job 1:9 What happens if you rewrite the story of The Three Little Pigs from the wolf’s point of view? Teacher and author Jon Scieszka thought children would be fascinated by such a revision. He was right. His book The True Story of the Three Little Pigs quickly […]

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Breaking Bread

on October 1, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, Religion

Good morning, it’s Oct. 1, 2020. On this date in 2015, distinguished New York-based classical music conductor Michael Barrett posted a classic Christian hymn as his “song of the day.” The singer was Jessye Norman, who passed away in 2019 at age 74. The song, “Let Us Break Bread Together,” is much older. An African American spiritual first put on […]

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Bad Faith, Good Faith

Bad Faith, Good Faith

on September 30, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

[Abraham] did not waver through unbelief regarding the promise of God, but was strengthened in his faith and gave glory to God. Romans 4:20 “You gotta have faith,” people say. But what does that mean? Is any faith good faith? “Believe in yourself and all that you are,” wrote one positive thinker a century ago. “Know that there is something inside […]

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What a self-described liberal said about Amy Coney Barrett: Fighting for truth with courageous grace

What a self-described liberal said about Amy Coney Barrett: Fighting for truth with courageous grace

on September 28, 2020, 7:33 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison It’s not often that we get to see history being made, but that’s what happened Saturday afternoon when President Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court of the United States. Any nomination to our nation’s highest court is historic. If confirmed, Judge Barrett will become only the 115th person in American history to sit […]

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For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

on September 28, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, Religion

In my Saturday morning listening to The World News Briefing I just have to share it with WGEN readers – especially those who are Believers.  This weeks talk was on the U.N. meetings – and towards the end of the program (around the 35 minute spot)  they really get into what is going on in the Mid East and the […]

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A CALL TO PRAYER

on September 27, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

The article originally posted at Dutchsheets.org “But you need to be aware that in the final days the culture of society will become  extremely fierce and difficult for the people of God. People will be self-centered lovers of themselves and obsessed with money. They will boast of great things as they strut around in their arrogant pride and mock all […]

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True Riches

True Riches

on September 27, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. Luke 12:34 At the memorial service for my friend’s dad, someone said to her, “Until I met your father, I didn’t know a person could have fun while helping others.” Her dad contributed his part in helping to build the kingdom of God through serving people, laughing and loving, […]

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The Cemetery Walk

The Cemetery Walk

on September 26, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

My brethren, do not hold the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with partiality. —James 2:1 On my way home from high school I often walked by one cemetery and cut through another. I was intrigued by the grave markers, for they revealed the social status of each person who had died. Near the cemetery entrances […]

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If “Love Island” is our future: The legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the urgency of moral purpose

If “Love Island” is our future: The legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the urgency of moral purpose

on September 24, 2020, 7:29 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison My wife and I watched NCIS Tuesday night. When the show ended, Love Island began. We watched the first minute and were so shocked we turned the television off. CBS describes the show this way: “Love Island is the sizzling summer series based on the international smash hit and cultural phenomenon. The matchmaking begins as a group of single ‘Islanders’ come […]

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Is Jesus God?

on September 24, 2020, 5:33 AM / in Religion

I can’t urge readers any more  to please visit this web page and watch this one video by Pastor Adrian Rogers –  Topic is: Is Jesus God? https://www.lightsource.com/ministry/love-worth-finding/ If you know any that are Jehovah Witnesses, this is a must to watch and learn from. I find that all of this man’s sermons are messages that should be preached in […]

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