Category Archives: faith

Draw Nearer to GOD

The expression “draw near” is found several times in Scripture.  To draw near to GOD is a thought almost beyond our comprehension.  The fact that we can even have access to the GOD of creation is amazing.  But to draw … Continue reading

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Opposition Parties

In our country no matter which political party is in power there is always an opposition party.  If this opposition is handled in a healthy way it strengthens our government.  The opposition party holds the other party accountable.  The system … Continue reading

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What you think

You are not what you think you are but what you think, you are. Let us take the first part – You are not what you think you are. People usually have an inflated opinion of self.  Too often we … Continue reading

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Is Work a Bad Word?

I have written before about the value of work.  (Is Work a 4 Letter Word? December, 2015) My thoughts today are to consider work in the context of religion.  Is work a bad thing when it comes to religion?  Is … Continue reading

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The Land of the Living

A wise man once said, “We are not in the land of the living going to the land of the dying.  We are in the land of the dying, trying to go to the land of the living.” As we … Continue reading

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The E-Bible and Study

The word study may conjure up negative feelings from our school days.  We may recall pulling those all-nighters prepping for some big exam.  We likely have had some kind of study beyond our school years.  Whether it is work related or … 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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October 31

No, this article is not about Halloween.  Rather, it is about an anniversary celebration of sorts.  On this date 499 years ago something happened that forever changed the world of religion.  Next year will be the 500th anniversary of the … Continue reading

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Influence

“Never listen to the voice of a man, who doesn’t listen to the voice of GOD” Currently there are some professional athletes who are protesting what they perceive as a social injustice by refusing to stand during the playing of … Continue reading

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The Big 6-0

I have recently turned 60!   Wow, that seemed so old many years ago.  Now, not so much.  I don’t feel old.  But I do realize even more now the truth in James’ statement when he said, “For what is your … Continue reading

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