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We Wait By Faith

Posted on: September 13th, 2020

To the Galatians, Paul wrote, “For we through the Spirit wait for the hope of righteousness by faith” (Gal. 5:5). The main thought in that sentence furnishes the title of this article. 1. We wait by faith when the gospel is preached. After the farmer or gardener sows the seed, he cultivates, waters, and cares more…

I Can’t Stop the Hurting

Posted on: September 6th, 2020

Sometimes, in fact many times, I feel so helpless. How do you help when you can’t? How do you stop the hurt when you can’t stop what is causing the hurt? It is a lonely and helpless feeling. For example, when there is a tragic accident and a life is taken how do you stop more…

Reflections of the Psalms

Posted on: August 30th, 2020

Psalms 71 The first three verses of Psalm 71 are almost the same as the first verses of Psalm 31. The author of Psalm 71 is not identified but the common themes and style point to the probability that David was the author. There are numerous phrases in Psalm 71 that clearly came from other more…

Yes, You Can!

Posted on: August 23rd, 2020

At critical moments in a child’s life, parents often offer the encouraging words, “Yes, you can!” It might occur when the child is afraid to place his or her head in the water and swim to opened arms. When the child is overwhelmed with complex material for a test, the encouraging words can produce productive more…

Giving Thanks In All Things

Posted on: August 16th, 2020

While putting the kids to bed one night last week, my middle child asked me a question in a serious tone with a concerned expression on his face, “Daddy, did Satan cause the Coronavirus?” A child of only four years old can draw conclusions and use logic based on different bits of information. He has more…