Tag Archives: baptized into Christ

What Are You Wearing?

A preacher once received a rather unusual gift from a friend in the congregation. It was a white suit. The preacher was reluctant to wear such a flashy outfit, but he didn’t want to offend his friend. He tried the … Continue reading

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Dressed Appropriately

Last week I attended a middle school basketball game. I didn’t realize until I got to the game that the shirt I was wearing was maroon, the color of the opposing team. I took some good-natured ribbing from our fans … Continue reading

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The Worth of a Picture

Over the years I have seen numerous photos and videos of baptisms posted on line. Some are humorous, while others are quite serious. Some depict the sheer joy of the person who has just been baptized. It just occurred to … Continue reading

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Always Rejoicing!

“Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!”—Philippians 4:4. I often have to remind myself that Paul the apostle was chained up in prison when he wrote this. And these were not empty words. Paul practiced what … Continue reading

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