Tag Archives: Jesus

The Importance of Baptism

Baptism should be a doctrine that unites all Christians, yet it has historically been a divisive issue. There are many different views on baptism, and some of these views are far from the plain teaching in Scripture. I wish people … Continue reading

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Proper Thanks

Years ago, a wine company advertisement in Newsweek magazine read: “The earth gives us wonderful grapes. The grapes give us wonderful wine. The wine wins us lots of new friends. Thank you, earth.” How easy it is to give credit … Continue reading

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By Grace

Someone once explained the grace of God by telling the following story: Suppose you lived in a place where a king ruled the land. Now suppose that you rebelled against the king. In response to your rebellion, the king sent … Continue reading

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Grace and Truth

John 1:14 says that Jesus was “full of grace and truth”. He never compromised the truth in an attempt to be gracious. Nor did he ever present the truth in a way that lacked grace. John 2 gives us a … Continue reading

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Smelly Business

I heard about a couple of fellows who had separate run-ins with skunks that proved to be quite unpleasant. The first guy was riding on a lawnmower close to the woods when he got hit by a shower of stink … Continue reading

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Precious Stone

Myanmar is known for their production of jade. Miners in that country recently unearthed one of the largest jade stones ever found. The stone is 18 feet wide and 9 feet high. It’s estimated worth is $170 million. That is … Continue reading

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Missed It by that Much!

No one has ever shot a 62 in any major championship in professional golf. Phil Mickelson almost did that yesterday in the British Open. The key word is “almost”. His 16-foot putt on the 18th green caught the right side … Continue reading

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Good News for All

The good news about salvation through Jesus Christ is amazingly attractive to all people. It is simple enough for a young child to understand, yet deep enough to warrant the contemplation of deep-thinking scholars and philosophers. In his sacrificial death, … Continue reading

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Basking In the Light

I don’t know a whole lot about house plants, but I do know that they need to be in the sunlight. As a matter of fact, sometimes plants will lean toward the sun. They are designed to seek the source … Continue reading

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Unanimous

After leading the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors to a record-setting season, Stephen Curry has been named league MVP for the second consecutive year. He is just the 11th player to be named Most Valuable Player in back-to-back seasons. … Continue reading

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