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Basin Theology

Someone once put forth the idea of something he called “basin theology”. He explained it like this: “Remember what Pilate did when he had the chance to acquit Jesus? He called for a basin and washed his hands of the … Continue reading

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Voice of Truth

It has just been reported that evangelist Billy Graham has died at the age of 99. Graham preached to millions of people all over the world in his ministry that spanned about 70 years. It will be interesting to see … Continue reading

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Unappreciated Gift

A son who had spent a lot of time working on a drawing to give to his mother was dismayed that she had failed to display it on the refrigerator. “Mom”, he said, “Why didn’t you put the picture I … Continue reading

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Tribute to the King

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley. Few people have ever been as talented as Presley, nor have many experienced the popularity that he attained. He had an influence on music that is unrivaled. Elvis was … Continue reading

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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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