The Pestilence Pause

(2) I will say to the LORD, “My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” … (5) You will not fear the terror of the night, nor the arrow that flies by day, (6) nor the pestilence that stalks in darkness, nor the destruction that wastes at...

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Making Pearls

“Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls: Who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had, and bought it.” (Matt. 13:45, 46) Sin wounds us and destroys the soul by keeping us from finding God....

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The Power of a Kiss

The Arrest of Jesus The scene has moved from the privacy of prayer and the relative quiet of the garden to the imposing noise of a crowd of nearly one thousand Roman soldiers, temple guards and religious rulers – all led by Judas, the traitor. They were afraid of Jesus....

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What If This Was the Last Christmas?

Strange question? Just suppose that Christianity is outlawed in the United States. That is not as far-fetched as you might think. Christians are already being banned on social media sites because the message of the gospel is considered hateful and divisive. Christians all over the world are losing government protections....

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The Teachable God?

Is it blasphemy to assert that God is teachable? God is omniscient, He knows all things and does not need man to teach Him anything. Clearly, the Word of God teaches us that we have nothing to inform God of. “Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his...

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Allow the Plow

The danger of frost had not passed. I thought that it had, but it came and took a toll on the new growth. Fortunately the roots of the corn and tomatoes were well protected, but the leaves wilted and it will take awhile for new growth to emerge. This is...

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