Category Archives: discipleship

More Questions

The following has been said of a friend of mine.  He seldom asks a question that he doesn’t already know the answer.  Now I’m not extolling or condemning my friend.  He really is an intelligent person who is very likeable.  … Continue reading

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The Stony Ground

I was in junior high school when our school burned. The night sky glowed red from the flames and could be seen from miles away. The school was rebuilt in another location and I graduated in a new school.  In … Continue reading

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The church at Jerusalem

The Church by the Wildwood is an old song that describes a memory that many would share.  You may remember the lyrics from an old Andy Griffith episode.  Malcolm Tucker sang the song in the episode called “Man in a … Continue reading

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Peter, Paul, and Who?

In the days of my childhood there was a musical group called Peter, Paul and Mary.  They represented a genre of music referred to as folk music.  If you remember this group then you have dated yourself.  Welcome to the … Continue reading

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Be A Man

I suppose our society is struggling with the idea of manhood now more than ever.  What is your definition of manliness?  What is your description of a real man?  Is it the idea of the Marlboro man of the cigarette … Continue reading

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The Number 200

I live in the state of Alabama.  This year we are celebrating the 200th birthday of our state.  Two centuries is quite a milestone.  I recall as a young man the celebration of our nation’s 200th birthday in 1976.  In … Continue reading

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The One Reason

There are so many different religious options today.   The number of distinct denominations is estimated to be in the thousands.  The word denominate means to name or designate. There are at least a dozen various names of religious bodies and … Continue reading

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The One Word

We all know people who talk a lot and some who are relatively quiet, speaking very little. How would your friends describe you?  How many words do you suppose you speak each day?  According to a recent study the average … Continue reading

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The in Christ Apostle

The Apostle Paul, could be called the Apostle in Christ.  Of course this would really apply to all of them.  But Paul in particular could be called the “in Christ Apostle.”  Today’s blog takes a look at a special phrase … Continue reading

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It is not how you start but how you finish that counts

As we come to the end of another year, it is a good time to so some self-reflecting.             Psalm 4:4        Meditate within your heart on your bed and be still.             2 Cor 13:5       Examine yourselves… This … Continue reading

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