Do Not Curse the Deaf

Do Not Curse the Deaf

“You shall not curse the deaf or put a stumbling block before the blind, but you shall fear your God: I am the LORD.” (Leviticus 19.14; ESV) Most will read over this verse and never pay it much thought, but upon considering the ramifications of this verse, the eternal...
Being Preoccupied with God

Being Preoccupied with God

A few days ago, I found some notes on my computer containing some words from Karen Burton Mains. Mrs. Mains wrote these well-phrased admonitions about worship in the preface of the hymnbook, Sing Joyfully: “Worship has been defined as being preoccupied with God. How...
“Sticks and Stones will Break My Bones…”

“Sticks and Stones will Break My Bones…”

“Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” When you think about those words, they are untrue. We think we fool ourselves by saying them; but the truth is, words hurt. There are words of encouragement, but when do we use them? God’s revealed...
What have your actions displayed today?

What have your actions displayed today?

This account happened several years ago but it reflects in my mind during election years and during the discussions on abortion. I wanted to share it with you, not as a political statement, but as an example of the image you project. Warning: This is a lengthy post,...
A Reminder of Spiritual Freedom

A Reminder of Spiritual Freedom

Throughout our nation, people are celebrating their freedom. As we celebrate our country’s freedom, it is a great time to be reminded of our spiritual freedom. This freedom that Christ provides has been discussed in thousands of pulpits across the country this week....
Nine Promises to Keep You Motivated

Nine Promises to Keep You Motivated

Promises! We all love them. We really loved kept promises. Have you ever experienced a broken promise? A broken promise hurts. A broken promise can cut very deep, wounding our soul, spirit and outlook. However, a kept promise gets us motivated to continue forward....

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