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Avoiding the Big Rocks of Sin

Posted on: March 29th, 2020

Thirty years ago the Exxon Valdez did the inexplicable. The huge tanker grounded on a reef, spilling 11 million gallons of crude oil into Alaska’s Prince William Sound. The effect on the animals, water, and plants was catastrophic and recovery continues to this day. How could a supertanker with all that navigational technology possibly ram more…

The Up’s and Down’s of Life

Posted on: March 22nd, 2020

The up’s and down’s of life. Boy, can things change in a moment! It wasn’t too long ago that the stock market was booming, unemployment was at record lows, wages were on the rise, and people were going to work. We made plans to do this or that. Maybe we booked a cruise, made plans more…

The Shield

Posted on: March 15th, 2020

In all the armor of God there is a piece of protection called “the shield of faith” with which “you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one” (Eph.6:15). That is a powerful thing to have and use. Another way of saying that is, “nothing Satan tries to throw at you is more powerful than more…

Attitudes Also Teach

Posted on: March 8th, 2020

“Be not many of you teachers, my brethren, knowing that we shall receive heavier judgment” (Jas. 3:1). Surely we know James is not discouraging teaching, but seeks to impress us with the serious responsibilities of teaching. A careless remark, misuse of scripture or the like, uttered in private conversation, may have a devastating result when more…

Beloved Brother, Fellow Servant

Posted on: March 1st, 2020

“Tychicus, a beloved brother, faithful minister, and fellow servant in the Lord, will tell you all the news about me. I am sending him to you for this very purpose, that he may know your circumstances and comfort your hearts.”  (Colossians 4:7,8) Paul concludes his letter to the Colossians by noting the one who will deliver more…