Monthly Archives: January 2013

Texts, Contexts and Pretexts

Then He said to them, “O foolish ones, and slow of heart to believe in all that the prophets have spoken!” Luke 24:25 NKJ I was recently asked about this verse by a sincere faithful member of the church. Her … Continue reading

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Finding the Right Words to Say

When Job’s three friends came to see him after his tragic losses, the scriptures say they sat down with him for 7 days and did not say a word to him for they saw that his grief was very great … Continue reading

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Crickets and Hearing Loss

My family tells me my hearing is not as good as it once was. Ok let’s be honest, they say I need a hearing aid. But presently I think it is only certain frequencies that cause me problems. Several years … Continue reading

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The Greatest Thought

Daniel Webster was once asked what is the greatest thought that can occupy one’s mind. What a powerful thing to contemplate. Just trying to think of the greatest thought might be the greatest challenge in and of itself. One of … Continue reading

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The Billboard

As I am driving through our town I pass by several billboards with the same message. In fact I have seen the message on television and heard in on radio also. It is in fact timely today even though it … Continue reading

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Offense and Defense

The college football bowl season recently came to a close. College football has evolved into a wide open attack offensively. Most teams are throwing the football all over the field and going without a huddle in an effort to keep … Continue reading

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