Category Archives: New Testament

Sunday Morning Starters – Praise To His Name

Sunday Morning Starters – Worship Nor is there salvation in any other, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved. (Acts 4:12) Praise To His Name The joy of the first … Continue reading

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Please Take A Survey

Please Take A Survey It seems we cannot get away from surveys. With each purchase a survey is included to see how the company has performed, the quality of the merchandise, the speed of service, cleanliness of facility, demeanor of … Continue reading

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A Conversation With Nicodemus

Jesus had come to Jerusalem for the Passover when Nicodemus came to visit Him at night. Many people had believed on Jesus because of the signs which He had done in their midst but the Lord had not committed Himself … Continue reading

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Imparting Grace To Others

The wise man declared, “A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver” (Proverbs 25:11). There is so much value in “a word fitly spoken.” The Hebrew for “fitly spoken” here means “set on wheels.” All … Continue reading

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How To Encourage Children

The sign reads, “Touch the future – teach children.” There can be no greater joy than having the opportunity to form lives at the headwater of life as molding the hearts of children. As a blank canvas awaiting the deep … Continue reading

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How To Discourage Children

“The righteous man walks in his integrity; his children are blessed after him” (Proverbs 20:7). There are many things we leave our children when we die. It may be wealth or possessions yet all of these things fade into dust. … Continue reading

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The Roman Catholic Church Must Embrace Same-Sex Marriages

The Roman Catholic Church has made news again with its difficulty in deciding how to best address the question of homosexuality. A recent Vatican report suggest the RCC should “welcome and appreciate gays” and quoting John Thavis, a former Rome … Continue reading

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Real Men

What is a real man? Is he tall, dark, rugged and handsome with a washboard physique and penetrating blue eyes?  The Roman gladiators of our day are portrayed as specimens of man’s glory in appearance and dress challenging the view … Continue reading

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You Have A Terminal Illness (Mary Evelyn Heaton)

You Have A Terminal Illness (Mary Evelyn Heaton) You have a terminal disease – how dreadful that pronouncement. When we or one of our loved ones hear these words, we all react with shock and disbelief. If in the case … Continue reading

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Which Ones?

Which Ones? When the young man of Matthew 19 came to Jesus asking about eternal life, he had an opaque view of what was really needed to be a faithful child of God. He came to the right source and … Continue reading

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A Greater Challenge Than Ice

A Greater Challenge Than Ice There is a phenomenon sweeping the nation where people are pledging their money to help raise funds for patients and organizations with ALS, a neurodegenerative disorder. It is commonly called Lou Gehrig’s disease, after the … Continue reading

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A Little Boy Named Robin

A Little Boy Named Robin Every generation has its heroes and villains that identify the feelings and emotions of the historical river flowing through its years. The death of Robin Williams marked a few generations for the laughter he brought … Continue reading

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Today Is Monday: Every Weed Is A Possible Flower

Today is Monday. Reading a book about the parables of Jesus I came across a statement by the author commenting on the parable of the lost sheep and lost coin (Luke 15). He reflected on how these parables (along with … Continue reading

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Would You Fellowship Corinth?

Would You Fellowship Corinth? The apostle Peter exhorted the pilgrims of the Dispersion to “love the brotherhood” (1 Peter 2:17). This is sandwiched in a passage that also instructs Christians to honor all, fear God and honor the king. The … Continue reading

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Job’s Wife and Three Friends

Job’s Wife And Three Friends Little is known of the wife of Job but it is easy to see what a blessing it was to be married to a man who was “blameless and upright, one who feared God and … Continue reading

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How Great Is Our God

How Great Is Our God “Who has measured the waters in the hollow of His hand, and marked off the heavens by the span, and calculated the dust of the earth by the measure, and weighed the mountains in a … Continue reading

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Today Is Monday

Today is Monday. The clock needs winding. When my father retired from the phosphate mines in central Florida they gave him a mantel clock with his name on it. It is an eight day clock that requires winding with a … Continue reading

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The Funeral Of Jesus

The Funeral Of Jesus There was no pomp and no procession filled with mournful criers lamenting the death of a loved one. The crowds had diminished and returned to their homes. Three men hung on wooden trees of death with … Continue reading

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Today Is Monday

Today is Monday. The second day of the week is a great day because it is the day after the first day of the week. On the first day the saints of God worshiped the Almighty with psalms, hymns and … Continue reading

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The Wise, The Mighty And The Rich

The Wise, The Mighty And The Rich The achievements of man throughout history declare the powerful intelligence given by the Creator for man to have dominion over all the world. Egypt constructed pyramids that stand after thousands of years and … Continue reading

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Abraham And Baptism

Abraham And Baptism Is baptism necessary for salvation? Most of the religious world denies the need for baptism rejecting it for faith alone. The father of faith, Abraham, bears testimony of the necessity of baptism for salvation. At the age … Continue reading

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Freedom Comes With Duty

Freedom Comes With Duty It has been a wonderful blessing to enjoy the freedoms of the United States of America. Our land has been a blessed land of prosperity, opportunity, privilege and advancements in a level of comfort few in … Continue reading

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That Does Not Fade Away

That Does Not Fade Away “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His abundant mercy has begotten us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to … Continue reading

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Lessons From The Sycamore Tree

Lessons From The Sycamore Tree A children’s song has made the sycamore tree a most famous tree of the Bible. The “wee little man” who climbed its limbs to see Jesus has forever placed the relative to the fig tree … Continue reading

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We All Need Help

We All Need Help The story is told of a first mate on a sailing ship who wanted to become like the captain, who was an imposing, respected patriarch of the sea. Noticing that at certain times on the bridge, … Continue reading

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He Washed His Betrayers Feet

He Washed His Betrayers Feet  Thirteen men gathered in an upper room to engage in the solemn remembrance of Passover. The commemoration of the children of Israel’s deliverance from bondage was a powerful testimony to the grace of God in … Continue reading

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Who Wants To Be King Over The Trees?

Who Wants To Be King Over The Trees? The history of Israel under the “Judges” was not only a time of upheaval and unrest but also a time characterized by extreme violence. Following the death of Gideon the people of … Continue reading

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