Category Archives: sin


I enjoy a good magic trick.  The magician can fool us with a sleight of hand.  He makes us think we have seen something that in fact did not happen. Today is April Fool’s Day.  This is a day usually … Continue reading

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The Chinese Word

Four times in the book of Psalms we find the same very pitiful cry made unto GOD.  Do not hide Your face from me.  (Psa 27:9, 69:17, 102:2, 143:7) Imagine the terror in that scenario.  GOD is hidden! The only … Continue reading

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He Suffered Once

We have all heard the expression, “No good deed goes unpunished.”  Have you ever suffered because of a good deed? I can think back on my life and remember many times I suffered for doing wrong, for making a poor … Continue reading

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Mama Nell

I grew up in a small town.  During my teen years my hometown may have best been known as the home of “Mama Nell.”  Mama Nell lived about half way between my house and town.    She was a fortune teller … Continue reading

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You da man

You da man! Everyone has heard this expression.  Although it is not exclusive to sports, it is especially common among athletes.  I played various sports in my younger years.  Whether it is sinking a bucket in basketball or getting the … Continue reading

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Sins Progression

You may be familiar with the story of Achan from Joshua 7. The children of Israel had suffered a surprising defeat at Ai. When Joshua approached GOD inquiring why His people had been defeated, GOD told him simply that there … Continue reading

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The old grasshopper lure

When I was a young boy growing up my brother and I would go fishing almost every day. We would work on the farm but finish in time to load the gear into the old pickup truck and head to … Continue reading

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What does sin do?

I remember one time as a very young boy of perhaps 5 or 6 years old, I became separated from my parents. I remember it vividly. It was in the old Southgate Mall in Muscle Shoals. I frantically looked around … Continue reading

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