A Sure Way to Stay Out of Trouble!

“When we advance a little into life, we find that the tongue of man creates nearly all the mischief of the world” (English clergyman, 1820 - 1885).  Truer words were never spoken!  Countless troubles arise when a person fails to restrain his tongue.  Friendships are damaged, relationships are wrecked, feelings are hurt, and reputations are marred – all …

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Yes Alexandria, It’s Still OK To Have Children!

Freshmen New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made the news recently with her absurd comments concerning the condition of “planet earth.”  In an Instagram live video she claimed that, in the wake of climate change, it is time for young people to ask a legitimate question – “Is it still ok to have children?” Later in …

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Better Than Any Safe Room

The internet site, http://www.fema.gov/safe-rooms, defines a safe room as “hardened structure specifically designed to meet the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) criteria and provide near-absolute protection in extreme weather events, including tornadoes and hurricanes. Near-absolute protection means that, based on our current knowledge of tornadoes and hurricanes, the occupants of a safe room built in …

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What Defines Your Life?

A few months back, while traveling out of town, I passed by a self-storage rental company.  I’m sure you’ve seen them – storage units you can rent to store your belongings” People might rent these units for any number of reasons.  The extra storage space may be necessary while a house is being sold or …

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A Call to Morality

Paul wrote to the church at Corinth in order to issue a call to morality. Whenever we read the book of I Corinthians, it becomes readily apparent that the church at Corinth was experiencing a number of problems. One of which was the immoral behavior of many of the members there. Let’s examine the following, …

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There’s a War Raging, And You’re In It!

There’s a war raging; and you and I are caught in the middle. Oh you won’t hear any gunfire. This war is absent of the sound of missiles soaring overhead. No grenades are being tossed in your direction; at least, not literally. But nonetheless, there is a war going on. And this war has more …

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Overcoming Worry

Have you ever heard someone say, "I can’t help it if I worry. That’s just the way I am!" Perhaps you have even made this statement yourself. It’s safe to say that many of us know how Martha felt when Jesus said, "Martha, Martha, thou art careful and troubled about many things" (Luke 10:41). Consider …

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