Monthly Archives: January 2013

Perfect Love Casts Out Fear

“There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love…” (1 John 4:18) The in his first general epistle, the apostle John (by inspiration of … Continue reading

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Behold the Place Where They Laid Him

“Be not affrighted: Ye seek Jesus of Nazareth, which was crucified: he is risen; he is not here: behold the place where they laid him.” (Mark 16:6) These words of the angel to the women were an invitation to witness … Continue reading

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Our Voice and Our Vote

When men and women of moral principles speak out on issues today the whine of the opposition is “You’re violating separation of church and state”. Such intimidation is often strong enough to cause Christians to retreat and “leave politics to … Continue reading

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Dealing With Words That Hurt

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me”. These words have been used many times by those being abused by name-callers and accusers as a defense against the hurt which accompanies such. The sad thing … Continue reading

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This Church is Liberal!

In a report concerning the church in Mt. Sterling, Kentucky in 1846, J.T. Johnson said, “This church is Liberal’“. In today’s “religious” vernacular that would not be a compliment. However, he meant it in a less common usage, meaning that … Continue reading

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Welcome Home!

There is a wonderful feeling experienced by one who returns home, knowing that he was missed and is welcome back. Whether it·be a large banner, a yellow ribbon ’round the old Oak tree, or just a warm smile, the message … Continue reading

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The Curse of the Law

 “For as many as are of the works of the law are under the curse: for it is written, Cursed is every one that continueth not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do … Continue reading

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Those Noble Bereans

By Jack W. McNiel In the seventeenth chapter of the book of Acts, we read of the apostle Paul’s work in the Grecian city of Thessalonica. As was Paul’s usual pattern upon arriving in a Gentile city, he went first … Continue reading

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