April 23, 2017

Slow to Anger

  “A wrathful man stirs up strife, but he who is slow to anger allays contention” (Prov. 15:18, NKJV). It takes at least two to quarrel. When one refuses to be provoked, anger subsides. Let us refuse to give furious rage a place in our hearts. This sin disrupts peace and harmony in … [Read more...]

A Man May Go to Heaven…

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“By What Power… By What Name?”

“And it came to pass, on the next day, that their rulers, elders, and scribes, as well as Annas the high priest, Caiaphas, John, and Alexander, and as many as were of the family of the high priest, were gathered together at Jerusalem.  And when they had set them in the midst, they asked, “By what … [Read more...]

God’s Weather Forecast, by Ron Halbrook

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God Created Us Male & Female, by Ron Halbrook

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Laying Aside Weights, by Mark Mayberry

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Lack of Daily-Bible Reading Among Churchgoers

A recent study found that most people who attend church services do not read their Bible on a daily basis. About 34 percent read their Bible daily or a few times per week, while a combined 66 percent read it once per week, a few times per month, once a month, or rarely to never. Really, this should … [Read more...]

A Great Society?

Is our society that great?  Yes, we enjoy a tremendous amount of prosperity and freedom, much of which we can be thankful.  However, it has reached the point that these are often a detriment to our society.  Notice some of the things we financially can afford and legally … [Read more...]

Word Study: Evil

Greek: Poneros Vine’s: “labour, toil, denotes evil that causes labour, pain, sorrow, malignant evil.” Thayer’s: “1. Full of labors, annoyances, hardships… 2. Bad, of a bad nature or condition… b. in an ethical sense, evil, wicked, bad.” Wherever there is evil, … [Read more...]

Word Study: Lord

Greek: Kurios Vine’s: “properly an adjective, signifying having power (kuros) or authority, is used as a noun, variously translated in the N.T., “’Lord,’ … ‘Master,’…” Thayer’s: “he to whom a person or thing belongs, about which he has … [Read more...]