Religion

A Vase Full Of Good Intentions

A Vase Full Of Good Intentions

on January 31, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

To him who knows to do good and does not do it, to him it is sin. —James 4:17 In a Peanuts cartoon by Charles Schulz, Marcie gives her schoolteacher some flowers. Not to be outdone, Peppermint Patty says to the teacher, “I thought about doing the same thing, Ma’am, but I never got around to it. Could you use […]

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Picking Daisies

Picking Daisies

on January 30, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Behold what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of God! —1 John 3:1 I can recall when in grade school my eyes first met those of a brown-eyed girl seated a couple of rows away from me. It’s hard to put into words, but something happened. It was my first case […]

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Ice-Cream Man

Ice-Cream Man

on January 29, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Flee also youthful lusts; but pursue righteousness, faith, love, peace with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart. —2 Timothy 2:22 Little Jeff was trying his best to save money to buy his mother a present. It was a terrible struggle because he gave in so easily to the temptation to buy goodies from the ice-cream […]

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Ants And Elephant Seals

Ants And Elephant Seals

on January 28, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Awake to righteousness, and do not sin; for some do not have the knowledge of God. —1 Corinthians 15:34 Elephant seals spend most of their lives sleeping. Science News magazine reports, “Male elephant seals measure 16 feet from trunk-like nose to flipper, and they weigh about 3 tons. Occasionally, a seal will use a front flipper—incredibly tiny for such a […]

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“Consumer Christianity”

“Consumer Christianity”

on January 27, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me. —Luke 9:23 In his book The Empty Church, historian Thomas C. Reeves says: “Christianity in modern America . . . tends to be easy, upbeat, convenient, and compatible. It does not require self-sacrifice, discipline, humility, an otherworldly outlook, a zeal […]

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Tried And True

Tried And True

on January 26, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Most men will proclaim each his own goodness, but who can find a faithful man? —Proverbs 20:6 We are often disappointed by the unfaithfulness of people. A family member promises to write, but months go by without a letter. A pastor says he will visit when we are sick, but he doesn’t make it to the hospital or to our […]

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The Truth is Always ‘Offensive’

The Truth is Always ‘Offensive’

on January 25, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

By Trevor Thomas  /  American Thinker When Jesus stood before Pilate, just prior to going to His execution, Pilate asked Him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” After some discussion, Pilate concluded, “You are a king, then!” Jesus replied, “You are right in saying that I am a king. In fact, for this reason I was born, and for […]

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Burned Alive… Yet Lived

Burned Alive… Yet Lived

on January 25, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories, Religion

An inspiring message of God’s faithfulness. You may and probably have seen this before, but enjoy and praise Him for what He’s doing in your life again. Sue 54 years ago, 300 feet above the forest in the middle of Oregon, my Grandfather’s life was about to be changed forever. He had just taken off in his twin engine Piper trying to […]

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Oh, the Beauty of Scripture!

Oh, the Beauty of Scripture!

on January 25, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

By David Alan Black   All my life I have loved sunrises and sunsets. I once painted them in oils as a youth when residing in the Paradise of the Pacific. One of my favorite scenes to paint was the sunrise at Kailua Beach, the most beautiful spot in the islands and the town in which I was raised. And yet, with […]

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God’s Delight

God’s Delight

on January 24, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

When He saw the multitudes, He was moved with compassion for them. —Matthew 9:36 A Scottish preacher spoke of evangelism as a fellowship of reconciled, forgiven sinners who don’t simply preach but live out their faith. They also offer to others the same reconciliation and forgiveness they have received from God. The apostle Paul expressed the same conviction: “Christ Jesus […]

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Goodness And Grace

Goodness And Grace

on January 24, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I have heard of You . . . but now my eye sees You. Therefore I abhor myself, and repent in dust and ashes. —Job 42:5-6 A teenager whose father is abusive said to me, “I want to be a good man like my Sunday school teacher and like you, not like my dad.” Knowing his Sunday school teacher, I […]

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Eager For Heaven

Eager For Heaven

on January 23, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

The street of the city was pure gold, like transparent glass. —Revelation 21:21 My neighbor Jasmine, age 9, was sitting on the front porch with me one summer evening. Out of the blue she started talking about her bad choices and how she needed God’s forgiveness. We talked and prayed together and she asked Jesus to be her Savior. Questions […]

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Against The Flow

Against The Flow

on January 22, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. —Romans 12:2 Two college students in Moorhead, Minnesota, painted a mural on the wall outside their dormitory room. According to USA Today, it showed a school of fish all swimming in the same direction except for a single fish heading the opposite way. The […]

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Say So

Say So

on January 21, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Let us continually offer the sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of our lips, giving thanks to His name. —Hebrews 13:15 Mel Trotter was a drunken barber whose salvation not only turned his own life around but also changed thousands of others. He was saved in 1897 in Chicago at the Pacific Garden Mission, and not long […]

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Wonderful Wednesdays Edition: Restore your faith in humanity in 4 minutes flat

on January 21, 2019, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

If you’re ever worried about losing faith in humankind, despair not: here is the antidote. Cue happy tears… “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” – Aesop See More at The MidSouth Sentinel

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If

If

on January 20, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

If you know these things, blessed are you if you do them. —John 13:17 A government regulation requires US food makers to list the amount of “trans fat” on the labels of most food products purchased in stores. Trans fat, which has been linked to heart disease, high cholesterol, and obesity, is something most people should limit or avoid altogether. The Food […]

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Praying for the Peaceful transfer of government…………..

on January 20, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

“I, Donald John Trump, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States.” I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people-  for kings and […]

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Companions

Companions

on January 19, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I am a companion of all who fear You. —Psalm 119:63 Two men were neighbors—one had opened his heart to Christ and the other had not. The believer witnessed often; the other ignored him. One day the Christian answered a knock at his door and his neighbor stood before him with a big smile. “I finally did what you said. […]

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The Prophet of Doom – a must read

on January 18, 2019, 7:46 AM / in Religion

If any of you want to become INFORMED about the MUSLIM *culture* I would urge you to read this web page.  I came across it when I was living in TN and it surely opened my eyes to things I had not heard of elsewhere. Sorry about the formatting but this is to give you an idea of what the […]

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Beth Moore Under Fire, Says, ‘Spending Time with God and Spending Time with the Bible Are Not the Same Thing’

Beth Moore Under Fire, Says, ‘Spending Time with God and Spending Time with the Bible Are Not the Same Thing’

on January 18, 2019, 7:42 AM / in Religion

Kayla Koslosky | ChristianHeadlines.com Editor Beth Moore became the center of controversy this week after she told her followers on Twitter that “spending time with God and spending time with the Bible are not the same thing.” The evangelical Christian author decided to start off the New Year by telling people that while the Bible is the word of God, “it’s not […]

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