Monthly Archives: December 2011

When Dreams Are Broken

The petite woman in room 542 was well past her prime but still very pretty.  Her husband sat by the bed holding her hand when I entered and it was obvious they were very much in love.  He spoke gently … Continue reading

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Holy Unto the Lord

“The tithe is holy unto the Lord.”  Those were the words of the young pastor as the ushers came forward to receive the offerings on that Sunday morning in the church I happened to visit some time back. It seemed … Continue reading

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SIN

Paul said in Romans, chapter 3:9 that “all are under sin”. He explains that all people posses a sinful nature which draws them toward sin and evil. The result is that all are guilty and stand under the condemnation of … Continue reading

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A New Season

Scripture: Ecclesiastes 3:1 “To everything there is a season.” It is amazing how fast this year has flown. It seems that yesterday was January 1, 2011, and now we are nearly at the end of this year. The season of … Continue reading

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Tebow Mania

You may be unfamiliar with his name and the deeds he has done, but those who follow sports know him. Some highly regard him and others think little of him mainly because of what he stands for. Tim Tebow is … Continue reading

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A Scandal in Nazareth

Illegitimate.  Such an ugly word, but it was on the lips of many in the tiny village of Nazareth, no doubt. There must have been whispers in the market place and furtive glances toward the young woman whenever she appeared … Continue reading

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Cheap Coffee

I’ve taken to using vinyl sayings on my walls as a part of my decor. You know the kind you see in craft stores that have cute sayings like “Live-Laugh-Love”. I’ve found some websites that are a virtual smorgasbord of … Continue reading

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Faith, Hope, Love – These Three

In 1 Corinthians 13:8, Paul said: Love never fails. But whether there are prophecies, they will fail; whether there are tongues, they will cease; whether there is knowledge, it will vanish away. The gifts of the Holy Spirit are appropriate … Continue reading

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Is There Room?

Scripture: Luke 2:1-7 I remember the birth of my son 33 years ago on December 15. I remember waking up one morning at my wife’s insistence. “It is time we go to the hospital!” I wondered how she knew because … Continue reading

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Eastern Star

Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem, Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have … Continue reading

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