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Perpetuating Our Family Heritage

Posted on: August 1st, 2021

As people get older they seem to become more and more interested in their lineage. Such websites as ancestry.com have become popular. Perhaps you have traced some of your history back some generations or know someone in your family who has. More and more, information about our genetic history is becoming an important part of more…

Things My Momma Said

Posted on: July 25th, 2021

“If you fall out of that tree and break your neck, I’m gonna wear you out!”  Sometimes we don’t think before we go out on some limb. It’s foolish to be where we don’t belong, even if it’s a bit exciting. “Pride goeth before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall” (Proverbs 16:18). “If more…

Reflections of the Psalms – Psalms 78

Posted on: July 18th, 2021

Psalm 78 is a long psalm (72 verses) but it centers around two main themes: teaching the truths and commands of God, and the danger of testing God. The psalmist began with the all-important lesson of teaching the younger generations what God expects. In verses 1-7, the psalmist wrote, “Give ear, O my people, to more…

Fake News

Posted on: July 11th, 2021

“I am amazed” (Gal. 1:6).  This is the part of the letter where Paul typically gives words of praise or commendation to the churches receiving the epistle.  But what do we find to the churches of Galatia? “I am amazed.”  And what was the source of his amazement? “That you are so quickly deserting Him more…

A Social Primer and God’s Word

Posted on: July 4th, 2021

Merriam-Webster defines a primer as “1: a small book for teaching children to read 2: a small introductory book on a subject 3: a short informative piece of writing.” “Primers were once a standard part of every child’s education. The first primer printed in North America, The New England Primer (ca. 1690), was typical; it more…