Religion

Changing Hearts

Changing Hearts

on October 11, 2018, 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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Have A Wonderful Day

Have A Wonderful Day

on October 10, 2018, 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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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, 2018, 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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Politics and the Plan of God

on October 6, 2018, 6:42 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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Profitable Knowledge

Profitable Knowledge

on October 6, 2018, 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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Do you Lie?

on October 5, 2018, 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, 2018, 6:04 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, 2018, 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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A Christian Response to the Kavanaugh/Ford Debacle

A Christian Response to the Kavanaugh/Ford Debacle

on October 1, 2018, 7:23 AM / in Opinion, Religion

By Peter Heck I haven’t spoken or written excessively about the sordid confirmation saga of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. Besides a column applauding Mitch McConnell for locating his spine and demanding an end to what has become a political theater of the absurd, and a piece expressing shocked appreciation for Lindsey Graham’s righteous indignation at the exploitation of both Judge Kavanaugh […]

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Bad Faith, Good Faith

Bad Faith, Good Faith

on September 30, 2018, 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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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, 2018, 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, 2018, 7:10 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, 2018, 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, 2018, 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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Is Jesus God?

on September 24, 2018, 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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sand and water

sand and water

on September 23, 2018, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

By Rory A very special thanks to Jackie for reminding us…… “I will see you in the light of a thousand suns… and I will hear you in the sound of the waves …Solid stone is just sand and water baby… sand and water and a million years gone by” Joey’s family came here to Tennessee last weekend.   Her mama […]

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Words for the Weary

Words for the Weary

on September 23, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

The Sovereign Lord has given me a well-instructed tongue, to know the word that sustains the weary. Isaiah 50:4 A few days after his father died, 30-year-old C. S. Lewis received a letter from a woman who had cared for his mother during her illness and death more than two decades earlier. The woman offered her sympathy for his loss […]

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The Gates of Worship

The Gates of Worship

on September 22, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. Psalm 100:4 When you enter some of the greatest cities in the world, you can encounter famous gates such as the Brandenburg Gate (Berlin), the Jaffa Gate (Jerusalem), and the gates at Downing Street (London). Whether the gates were built for defensive […]

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Fiery Trials

Fiery Trials

on September 21, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds. James 1:2 Fire can be one of the worst enemies of trees. But it can also be helpful. Experts say that small, frequent fires called “cool” fires clean the forest floor of dead leaves and branches but don’t destroy the trees. They leave behind ashes, […]

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Finishing Well

Finishing Well

on September 20, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. —2 Timothy 4:7 I read a humorous story about a bloodhound. He started chasing a deer but a fox crossed his path, so he started chasing the fox instead. After a while, a rabbit crossed his path, so the hound chased the rabbit. Yet […]

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