Religion

Hope For The World

Hope For The World

on July 27, 2016, 6:51 AM / in Religion

. . . looking for the blessed hope and glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ. —Titus 2:13 PEACE TALKS FALL APART AGAIN. UNEMPLOYMENT RATE RISES. TORNADO RIPS THROUGH TOWN. These newspaper headlines selected at random tend to lead us to despair. There just doesn’t seem to be any hope for this world. And yet, according to […]

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Upcoming Honduras mission trip

Upcoming Honduras mission trip

on June 29, 2016, 6:42 AM / in Announcements, Religion

Hard to believe, but we will be embarking on our third mission trip to Orphanage Emmanuel in Honduras in just a few weeks. Some of you may already be familiar with this ministry.  For those who aren’t, it was founded more than 25 years ago by a couple named David & Lydia Martinez, who felt called by God to start […]

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My wife was raped on a business trip. Then we found out she was pregnant.

My wife was raped on a business trip. Then we found out she was pregnant.

on June 21, 2016, 6:08 AM / in People, Religion

(Savethe1) — I really don’t like thinking about this time. Just saying the words are hard: My wife was raped. There’s grief and anger – rage really, like I’ve never felt before toward anyone, wanting to find this man …. Above all, there was frustration. Jennifer had just been through something so horrible and scary and I couldn’t make it better. […]

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HEAL: Rory –  leave it there

HEAL: Rory – leave it there

on June 8, 2016, 8:33 AM / in People, Religion

What a different world this would be if all those *protesters* would emulate Joey & Rory’s example of how to live life.  Imagine if all those protesters were to use all that energy they use in destructive acts to do things that would BENEFIT and ENRICH the lives of themselves and all around them.  But they are Deaf, Dumb, and […]

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Lifeblood

Lifeblood

on February 29, 2016, 6:25 AM / in Religion

Without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.   Hebrews 9:22 Mary Ann believed in God and His Son Jesus, but she struggled with why Jesus had to shed His blood to bring salvation. Who would think of cleansing something with blood? Yet the Bible says, “The law requires that nearly everything be cleansed with blood” (Heb. 9:22). That, in […]

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Melania opens President Trump’s campaign rally with Lord’s Prayer

on February 21, 2016, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

First lady Melania Trump kicked off President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Melbourne, Florida on Saturday by reciting the Lord’s prayer and telling the crowd she will “always stay true to myself, and be truthful to you.” “I didn’t know Melania would be reading the Lord’s prayer,” Trump said following the first lady’s remarks. The crowd at Orlando-Melbourne Airport greeted […]

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“I Know”  lyrics and audio by Ed Bruce

“I Know” lyrics and audio by Ed Bruce

on October 11, 2015, 5:30 AM / in Bedtime Stories, Religion

You can watch and listen to Ed Bruce sing this song on You Tube   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ewqkcj1IrQ8 The words alone should go deep within your heart… “I Know” I said God, I hurt God Said, I know God, I’m so depressed at times He said, that’s why I gave you sunshine I said, God my loved one died God said, So did […]

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He’s Always On The Bridge

He’s Always On The Bridge

on June 14, 2015, 5:30 AM / in Religion

I will not leave you nor forsake you. – Joshua 1:5 My friend Ralph had the thrilling experience of going on a short cruise on the aircraft carrier USS Kennedy. He saw jet fighters take off, land, and demonstrate maneuvers. He was told that whenever the planes are taking off or landing—dangerous operations—the captain watches from the bridge. Even if […]

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The Prayer List

The Prayer List

on April 7, 2014, 5:30 AM / in Religion

As the old song goes “….and the days dwindle down to a precious few.” At the end of Thursday’s House floor session the Clerk of the House advised the members to bring extra clothes next week and to plan to be flexible. That usually signals the possibility of approaching the final week of session. Many very important decisions need to […]

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Bridges Of Grace

Bridges Of Grace

on July 31, 2013, 6:32 AM / in Religion

They departed . . . , rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for His name. – Acts 5:41 Imagine for a moment that you are driving through the desert in Southern California and you see the magnificent Golden Gate Bridge spanning the dried-up bed of “Three Frogs Creek” on the outskirts of “Turtle Soup Junction.” What a […]

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Source Of Hope

Source Of Hope

on July 30, 2013, 6:45 AM / in Religion

Through the Lord’s mercies we are not consumed. – Lamentations 3:22  What good is faith when all seems lost? I’ve asked that penetrating question in my life, and not long ago I received a letter from a mom who has asked it as well. She told me that she and her husband set out in their marriage to seek God’s […]

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The Day The Sun Didn’t Shine

The Day The Sun Didn’t Shine

on July 28, 2013, 3:25 PM / in Religion

Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits. – Psalm 103:2 We often take God’s blessings for granted until they are taken from us. Then we recognize how important even the most common gifts of God really are. There’s a legend about a day the sun didn’t rise. At 6:00 in the morning it was dark. […]

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A Wonderful Pair

A Wonderful Pair

on July 26, 2013, 6:30 AM / in Religion

What is desired in a man is kindness, and a poor man is better than a liar. – Proverbs 19:22 Read: Exodus 23:1-13   An honest and kind man drove the streets of San Francisco for more than an hour to find the woman who had left her purse with $1,792 in cash on the back seat of his cab. […]

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Disciples of Christ Vote to Embrace Homosexuality

Disciples of Christ Vote to Embrace Homosexuality

on July 25, 2013, 7:25 AM / in National News, News, Religion

Written by  Dave Bohon Another mainstream Christian denomination has caved in to the homosexual agenda. The Disciples of Christ (DOC) — also known as the “Christian Church” — voted at its recent General Assembly in Orlando, Florida, to affirm openly homosexual individuals as welcome members and leaders in the life of the denomination. In a resolution passed at the DOC’s […]

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When He saw the multitudes, He was moved with compassion for them. — Matthew 9:36

When He saw the multitudes, He was moved with compassion for them. — Matthew 9:36

on July 25, 2013, 6:40 AM / in Religion

Read: 1 Timothy 1:12-17  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 came into the world to save sinners, of whom I […]

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Garbage Detail

Garbage Detail

on July 24, 2013, 6:51 AM / in Religion

  All of you be submissive to one another, and be clothed with humility.  –1 Peter 5:5  It was once my privilege to preach in a church where love and warmth were especially evident. I was impressed by the members’ willingness to pitch in and work. On the Sunday I spoke, three services were scheduled. The women of the church […]

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Crowd Pleasers

Crowd Pleasers

on July 23, 2013, 6:14 AM / in Religion

They loved the praise of men more than the praise of God. – John 12:43   How many people do we know like this? I once read a newspaper story about an old carnival headliner nicknamed “Cannonball.” In his younger days, he was blasted out of a cannon 1,200 times, pulled a 90-pound weight across a table with his eyelids, and […]

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Wounded Oysters

Wounded Oysters

on July 22, 2013, 5:58 AM / in Religion

  God has caused me to be fruitful in the land of my affliction. – Genesis 41:52  When seemingly needless suffering invades our lives, we often ask ourselves, “Who needs all this grief?” But consider, for a moment, the origin of pearls. Each pearl is formed by an oyster’s internal response to a wound caused by an irritant, such as […]

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Living Stones

Living Stones

on July 20, 2013, 6:39 AM / in Religion

You are an epistle of Christ, . . . written not with ink but by the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on tablets of flesh, that is, of the heart. – 2 Corinthians 3:3   I’ve seen a number of recent reports about efforts to remove monuments with the Ten Commandments from public places in […]

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Thought for Today……

on July 19, 2013, 8:33 AM / in Religion

Psalm 139 13 For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. 14 I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. 15 My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place, when I was woven together in the depths of the […]

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