Tag Archives: repentance

Change

Someone recently said, “You are not supposed to change Scripture. Scripture is supposed to change you.” This statement is profoundly true, and it leads us to some deep insights if we take the time to reflect on what it means. … Continue reading

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Weeds

I have spent more time than usual tending our flower bed this year. I have fertilized, watered and weeded more than ever before. The results have been quite positive. Our flowers are very healthy—big and bright and colorful. Much to … Continue reading

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Now That God Has Our Attention!

“And do this, understanding the present time: The hour has already come for you to wake up from your slumber, because our salvation is nearer now than when we first believed.”—Romans 13:11. God doesn’t want us to spiritually sleepwalk through … Continue reading

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Chance to Produce

If you haven’t heard, the spring college sports season has been cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic. This has caused a lot of sadness on the part of sports fans, but the decision was necessary because of health concerns. The … Continue reading

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Alignment

My wife and I bought a new car a few months ago. Well, it was new to us—a 2017 model. We knew that the car had been wrecked, but we liked the way that it looked and drove, so we … Continue reading

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No Looking Back!

Luke 17:32 contains a short warning—“Remember Lot’s wife!” We all should remember what happened to Lot’s wife. Lot had been warned that he needed to flee the coming destruction of Sodom. He and his family were to leave without looking … Continue reading

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Warning!

As I was driving this morning, I saw a dog up ahead venture out of his owner’s yard and begin to sniff at something dead on the road. I immediately slowed down and blew my horn to warn him to … Continue reading

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Caught!

It is interesting to read stories of bumbling criminals who make obvious mistakes that lead to their capture, like those who mistakenly leave a piece of paper with their name and address at the scene of the crime. I recently … Continue reading

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The Effects of Gossip

A lady once went to talk with her minister about her troubled conscience. After some discussion, he said that her problem was gossip. She quite often maligned people behind their back, which is clearly prohibited in Scripture. “What can I … Continue reading

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Train Approaching!

A few days ago I was picking raspberries near the railroad track behind my house when I heard a train approaching. I wasn’t able to move very far away from the tracks, so I was close enough to sense the … Continue reading

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