Tag Archives: sin

Toddler’s World View

I saw a cute video the other day of some young children who have spent most of their lives living in the world of COVID-19. These toddlers were filmed walking up to anything that looked like a small box. Then … Continue reading

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The Thing about Sin

I am not sure we spend enough time thinking about sin, which is strange since it is all around us. We are so accustomed to experiencing other people’s sin–not to mention committing a few of them ourselves—that we are in … Continue reading

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A Healthy Church

Matthew 18 is a very important chapter in the New Testament because here Jesus deals with issues that are crucial when it comes to having a healthy church. If we follow these biblical principles, our churches will be healthier and … Continue reading

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Healthier

I just realized that I haven’t had a cold this winter. Usually by this time of year I have suffered through at least two of them. I suppose the reason for my better health is all of the things we … Continue reading

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A Dangerous Prayer

We usually feel quite safe when we are praying, and with good reason. When Christians pray we are having a conversation with our heavenly Father who loves us more than we could ever understand. When we pray we feel snug … Continue reading

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Truth Decay

When I lost my baby teeth I noticed that some of them had multiple cavities. I had heard over and over from my parents and teachers how important it was to take care of my teeth. I had never disagreed … Continue reading

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Lessons from History

The church at Corinth in the first century seemed to have the impression that because they had been baptized and participated in the Lord’s Supper that they could live any sinful way they desired and never face any consequences for … Continue reading

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Hatred of Evil

In May of 1994, the Associated Press carried a story about one person’s unusual war on sin. At the public library in Coquille, Oregon, library workers discovered at least a dozen books in which entire pages had been blanked out … Continue reading

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The Holiness T-Shirt

Recently I was sitting in my car in the parking lot of Walmart when I noticed a lady wearing a bright yellow T-shirt with a red stop sign on the front. The shirt said, “Please stay back 6 feet”, a … 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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