Religion

A Great Mystery

A Great Mystery

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

We are confident, yes, well pleased rather to be absent from the body and to be present with the Lord. – 2 Corinthians 5:8   Read: Luke 16:19-31  Many people love mysteries. It’s exciting to put ourselves in the shoes of a detective and try to figure out “whodunit” as we turn the pages of a mystery novel. But there’s a […]

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A Web Of Relationships

A Web Of Relationships

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

You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength. —Mark 12:30 A Harvard Business School professor wrote an open letter to the nation’s graduates. He told them that in one sense they needed to forget what they had learned in school. He said that schools […]

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‘I Told You So’ – The Truth Behind School Satanist Group

‘I Told You So’ – The Truth Behind School Satanist Group

on September 28, 2017, 6:24 AM / in Opinion, Religion

Faith and Freedom with Liberty Counsel’s Mat Staver and Holly Meade, and BarbWire.com Founder Matt Barber… An 11-minute weekday radio program discussing hot topics in the area of religious liberty, the sanctity of human life and the family. http://barbwire.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/ff_09-28-17_final.mp3 This is a case of ‘I told you so.’ This is the so-called satanist group that wants to meet in public schools. They frankly […]

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Think Together

Think Together

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

If there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy—meditate on these things. —Philippians 4:8 An executive of the world’s largest toymaker said, “We are such a machine in terms of what we deliver on an annual basis that it doesn’t allow time to think.” In an effort to stimulate creativity, this company is taking selected employees out of […]

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David’s Lament

David’s Lament

on September 27, 2017, 5:51 AM / in Religion

Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean; wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow. — Psalm 51:7 Read: 2 Samuel 12:1-14 You may already know the story. King David, Israel’s most illustrious ruler, the man after God’s own heart, became the seducer, the adulterer, the liar, the murderer—utterly pitiless and unmoved by his monstrous misdeeds. Israel’s […]

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For my Son

For my Son

on September 26, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

You have considered my trouble; You have known my soul in adversities. — Psalm 31:7 During a time of grief, C. S. Lewis observed that his neighbors walked across the street to avoid him when they saw him approaching. David too knew a time of grief when he said, “I am a reproach among all my enemies, but especially among […]

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A Lesson In Praise

A Lesson In Praise

on September 25, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Praise the Lord! — Psalm 150:1 Psalm 150 is not only a beautiful expression of praise, it’s also a lesson in praising the Lord. It tells us where to praise, why we’re to praise, how we’re to praise, and who should offer praise. Where do we praise? In God’s “sanctuary” and “mighty firmament” (v.1). Wherever we are in the world […]

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God’s Appointments

God’s Appointments

on September 24, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

A man’s heart plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps. —Proverbs 16:9 Life-changing events do not happen by accident. They are not determined by the stars. They are not by chance. There is no such thing as chance. The Lord uses every situation in life to accomplish His purposes. Frank W. Boreham (1871-1959), British pastor and essayist, said, […]

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Who Gets The Love?

Who Gets The Love?

on September 23, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Son, you are always with me, and all that I have is yours. —Luke 15:31  A sociologist was writing a book about the difficulties of growing up in a large family, so he interviewed the mother of 13 children. After several questions, he asked, “Do you think all children deserve the full, impartial love and attention of a mother?” “Of […]

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Two Births, Two Lives, Two Deaths, and Two Destinies

on September 23, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

It doesn’t get much clearer and simpler than this.  I pray you take the time to read and consider this.  Your future depends on your understanding.  Share it with those you know. Sue  Nearby is a MegaChurch. It’s multiple parking lots serve a weekly attendance of roughly 8,000 people. An attender asked the Senior Pastor why the church’s sermons don’t […]

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The Right Signal

The Right Signal

on September 22, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

When Jesus went out He saw a great multitude; and He was moved with compassion for them. —Matthew 14:14  It was a tragic mistake. On July 3, 1988, the guided-missile cruiser USS Vincennes shot down an Iranian airliner with 290 souls aboard. All were lost. The ship’s captain mistakenly thought they were under attack by an F-14 Iranian fighter. Public […]

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A Prize For Peace

A Prize For Peace

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

These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. —John 16:33 Read: Ephesians 2:11-18 Alfred Nobel made a fortune from the invention of dynamite, which changed the course of warfare. Perhaps because of the horrors that wars inflicted with the use of dynamite, he made a provision in his will for a prize to be […]

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If Doubtful, Don’t!

If Doubtful, Don’t!

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

He who doubts is condemned if he eats, because he does not eat from faith; for whatever is not from faith is sin. —Romans 14:23 In his book Illustrations of Bible Truth, H. A. Ironside tells about a man who was getting ready to attend a banquet. He wanted to put on a white shirt he had worn on a […]

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Billy Graham: ‘God Hasn’t Changed … I Warn You That His Wrath’ Will ‘Explode’ on the Sexually ‘Immoral’

Billy Graham: ‘God Hasn’t Changed … I Warn You That His Wrath’ Will ‘Explode’ on the Sexually ‘Immoral’

on September 19, 2017, 6:00 AM / in International News, Opinion, Religion

By Michael W. Chapman  /  CNSNews H/T to Jackie…. Pastor Billy Graham, one of the most respected and influential Christian evangelists of the last 60 years, said that God gave us “moral laws” about sex “that are absolute and unchangeable,” and for those who engage in sexual immorality, God’s “wrath” will fall on them and “upon those who encourage others […]

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Our Lord’s Command

Our Lord’s Command

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

Jesus said, . . . “Follow Me, and I will make you become fishers of men.” – Mark 1:17    Read: John 21:14-22  Jesus asked Simon Peter a heart-searching question long ago on the seashore in Galilee: “Do you love Me?” (John 21:15-17). Then the risen Lord told His disciple Peter that his future would lead to martyrdom. And Peter accepted […]

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A Faith For These Days

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

By Willie Martin In Hebrews 11:1. we are told that “Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” It is interesting to note that the word “evidence” is also used in the Bible to mean the title deed to land, as for example, in Jeremiah 32:8-14. Therefore, we might say that faith is the […]

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A “Well” Church

A “Well” Church

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

They continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship.  – Acts 2:42  Pastor and author Greg Laurie says that churches are “well” when they practice these activities: W-orship E-vangelize L-earn L-ove Like the early church, we should be active in these ways today. Worship. We must meet together for fellowship, communion, prayer, and praise (Acts 2:42,47). God is to be […]

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Rev. Samuel Rodriguez Says Latino Church Will Save American Christianity (Interview)

Rev. Samuel Rodriguez Says Latino Church Will Save American Christianity (Interview)

on September 17, 2017, 7:20 AM / in National News, Religion

By Jeannie Law , Christian Post Reporter Popular evangelical leader Rev. Samuel Rodriguez believes the Latino church will save American Christianity and usher in an awakening that will spread throughout all of the Christian church. Named by Fox and CNN as the “Leader of the Hispanic Evangelical Movement,” Rodriquez recently released When Faith Catches Fire (Co-Written by Robert Crosby). The new book is a look […]

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Magic Or Miracle?

Magic Or Miracle?

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

Though you do not believe Me, believe the works, that you may know and believe that the Father is in Me, and I in Him. – John 10:38  Magician Harry Houdini often performed an amazing escape. He was handcuffed, put inside a sack, and locked in a trunk—but he always managed to free himself. Some claimed that he had supernatural […]

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“I Hurt For You”

“I Hurt For You”

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

If one member suffers, all the members suffer with it. —1 Corinthians 12:26  When my sons were young, one of them stubbed his toe and grimaced with pain. Seeing him trying bravely to bear the agony of those moments, I said, “Son, I’m truly sorry. My toe hurts for you.” Lifting his head, he looked at me and responded, “Dad, […]

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