Category Archives: salvation

Immanuel

Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a Son, and shall call His name Immanuel. Isa 7:14 Matthew 1:23 makes clear this prophecy was fulfilled with the birth of Christ. Matthew … Continue reading

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Blood

I am one of those people who gets queasy at the sight of blood.  I remember when my wife and I had our blood tests before we got married.  I sat down and made it through my procedure fine but … Continue reading

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Today my Teresa and I celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary.  What has happened in 40 years?  We’ve lived in 7 different homes, in 3 cities, received a total of 4 degrees from 3 institutions, been blessed with 2 sons, later … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Lost

Lost. That is one of the more frightening words in our language. Most of us can recall a situation where we were lost at least for a time. Hopefully it was not a threatening situation. I have a brother 5 … Continue reading

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The Powerful Word

I remember when our boys were growing up we tried to emphasize the importance of knowing the Scriptures. Teresa prepared posters that hung in their bedrooms and we would recite various verses each night as part of our bed time … Continue reading

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The Continental Divide

Teresa and I have had the privilege of visiting several states out West. There is nothing I’ve seen in life quite like visiting the Rocky Mountains. The song, America the Beautiful, was penned from the summit of Pikes Peak in … Continue reading

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