Religion

Wholeness Of Life

Wholeness Of Life

on October 14, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Son, your sins are forgiven you. . . . Arise, take up your bed, and go to your house. — Mark 2:5,11 A social worker told her colleagues about a young boy in an urban ghetto who appeared to be little more than a bit of twisted human flesh. He had been struck by a car several months before and […]

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THE POEM

THE POEM

on October 13, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I knelt to pray but not for long, I had too much to do. I had to hurry and get to work For bills would soon be due. So I knelt and said a hurried prayer,  And jumped up off my knees. My Christian duty was now done My soul could rest at ease….. All day long I had no […]

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Help Wanted!

Help Wanted!

on October 12, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me. —Matthew 16:24 Read: 2 Timothy 2:1-13 Perhaps the most effective advertisement ever written appeared in a London newspaper early in the 20th century: “Men wanted for hazardous journey. Small wages, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger. Safe return […]

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The Task Of A Father

The Task Of A Father

on October 11, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Fathers, do not provoke your children to wrath, but bring them up in the training and admonition of the Lord.  —Ephesians 6:4 What admirable quality is common to marmosets, siamangs, sea horses, and jacanas? Here are your clues. Marmosets are squirrel-size monkeys. Siamangs are members of the ape family. Sea horses aren’t really horses. And jacanas are robin-size wading birds, […]

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Coping With Fear

Coping With Fear

on October 9, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

As for me, I trust in You, O Lord.  – Psalm 31:14 Many people are afraid of flying, me included. The thought of being airborne fills me with a great deal of anxiety. It seemed unnatural and beyond my control. For that reason the American Phobic Society recommends these techniques for coping with the fear of commercial flying: Avoid sugar and […]

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COLUMBUS DAY WEEKEND

on October 8, 2017, 7:54 AM / in Opinion, Religion

Oh the memories the mention of Columbus Day brings to my mind. Columbus Day  – Friday – Oct 12, 1962 – Federal Way, WA. Some background: I had given birth to our third daughter on Mothers Day, May 13, 1962.  We had purchased a new house in Federal Way (we were living in Everett, WA at the time) so we […]

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Methodist bishop thinks Jesus was a bigot — & several other items

on October 8, 2017, 7:41 AM / in National News, People, Religion

This is just a tiny few of the many articles related to WHY the downward spiral of this nation is taking place.  I have been watching this fall for a good part of my almost 78 years of life.  One of the most blatant in my memories was when the Washington State legislature allowed a iman to speak (or should […]

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God and Las Vegas

God and Las Vegas

on October 8, 2017, 6:10 AM / in Religion

By Donald Sensing  |  Sense of Events Out of the whirlwind: Some people have been asking how, in a world they say is governed wholly by me, Stephen Paddock was able to shoot hundreds of people this week, killing dozens. They seem to think I was AWOL. Some accused me of actual dereliction of duty, saying that yes, I was present, […]

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Come To Me

Come To Me

on October 8, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I am the bread of life. He who comes to Me shall never hunger. —John 6:35 When Jesus lived on this earth, He invited people to come to Him, and He still does today (John 6:35). But what do He and His Father in heaven have that we need? Salvation. Jesus is the only way to have forgiveness of sin […]

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Fly The Flag

Fly The Flag

on October 7, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Therefore be imitators of God as dear children. —Ephesians 5:1 Queen Elizabeth II has reigned over the British Empire for more than 60 years. Her monarchy has been characterized by grace and class. She has diligently given her life to serve her people well, and as a result she is deeply loved and highly revered. So, you can understand the […]

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The Miracle Of Marriage

The Miracle Of Marriage

on October 6, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Adam said: “This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh.” —Genesis 2:23 Read: Matthew 19:1-8 When Pastor Howard Sugden performed the wedding ceremony for my husband and me, he emphasized that we were participating in a miracle. We believed him, but we didn’t comprehend the size of the miracle needed to hold two people together, much […]

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Watching The Wind

Watching The Wind

on October 5, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

He who observes the wind will not sow, and he who regards the clouds will not reap. —Ecclesiastes 11:4 When it comes to telling others about Jesus, I’m sometimes like a cautious farmer who keeps his eye on the weather, looking for the perfect day to plant his crops. The season passes and he sows nothing. The opportunity is gone; […]

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Angels Among Us

Angels Among Us

on October 4, 2017, 6:00 AM / in News, Religion

With all the awful news we are inundated with each day – each new event being more horrible than the last one.  And what is so sad is that it is going to keep getting worse as that is where we are in the Time Frame of this world. I was just watching the Gaither Gospel Hour and they had […]

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On Purpose

On Purpose

on October 4, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

All things work together for good . . . to those who are the called according to His purpose. —Romans 8:28  Read: Genesis 50:15-21  When a cowboy applied for an insurance policy, the agent asked, “Have you ever had any accidents?” After a moment’s reflection, the applicant responded, “Nope, but a bronc did kick in two of my ribs last […]

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Do we have enough?

Do we have enough?

on October 3, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

They are the enemies of the cross of Christ: . . . who set their mind on earthly things. —Philippians 3:17-19; 4:10-13 No matter how much we accumulate, it seems we never have enough. The more we have, the more we want. It’s a phenomenon a friend of mine calls the Barbie-doll law: “Accessories once considered optional become mandatory, creating […]

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Lies, And you expected something different?

Lies, And you expected something different?

on October 3, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

According to a FastCompany article, a survey of forty thousand Americans conducted a good twenty years ago reported that 93 percent admitted to lying “regularly and habitually in the workplace.” We have to admit we have difficulty understanding why pollsters would think that people would tell the truth about their habits of not telling the truth. Regardless of our concern […]

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Prosperity preachers, counterfeit teachers, vs. THE WORD of GOD!

on October 2, 2017, 7:30 AM / in Religion

I appreciate the daily devotionals from Al Garza.  Today’s message is SO CLEAR and one that I hope all will read and share with others. I’ve posted many times that I have a group of Preachers I watch every Sunday as I grew weary of the Sunday pablum I was getting in Church.  I was searching for that solid food […]

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When We Speak Foolishly

When We Speak Foolishly

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

Remove Your gaze from me, that I may regain strength, before I go away and am no more. – Psalm 39:13 When former law professor Phillip E. Johnson had a stroke, he was so afraid of being mentally and physically impaired that he wished the doctor would give him a painless death. He said, “That was a foolish thought, of […]

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Lifting A Burden

Lifting A Burden

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

Do not therefore be grieved or angry with yourselves because you sold me. — Genesis 45:1-15 It was the last weekend of the 1964 baseball season. Bill Valentine was umpiring a game between the Detroit Tigers and the New York Yankees. Dave Wickersham was pitching for Detroit, and he had 19 victories for the season. One more would be a […]

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I signed the Nashville Statement. It’s an expression of love for same-sex attracted people.

I signed the Nashville Statement. It’s an expression of love for same-sex attracted people.

on September 13, 2017, 7:48 AM / in Religion, State News

By R. Albert Mohler, Jr. This past week I was part of an effort that put America’s theological and moral fault lines fully in view. I was a signer of something called the Nashville Statement, a document adopted by a group of evangelical Christians seeking to reaffirm traditional Christian values on sexuality. Within hours, the vitriol in response to our document […]

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