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Obedience is success. That’s the statement I wrote down as I started thinking of all the reasons I should stay put in a great church, in a great community, with a great future. Going into evangelism in the present evangelical church culture can be like buying oceanfront property in Arizona![...]

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Jesus' exit from the tomb wasn't the climatic finish to His earthly ministry, far from it; it was the beginning. Before His death on the cross, Jesus lived His life as an example of how we are to live as His believers in this world. Remember, Jesus, laid His deity down[...]

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Today was the first Easter in over 25 years that I was not in a pulpit. I was in church, and I was so encouraged by the preaching of my pastor, and the music was off the chain great as Jesus was exalted in glorified in song and sermon. The[...]

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“Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout in triumph, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your king is coming to you; He is just and endowed with salvation, Humble, and mounted on a donkey, Even on a colt, the foal of a donkey.” (Zechariah 9:9, NASB95) As Jesus rode into Jerusalem[...]

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“Gloom, despair, and agony on me. Deep, dark depression, excessive misery. If it weren't for bad luck, I'd have no luck at all. Gloom, despair, and agony on me.” (Hee Haw TV show) The writer of Psalm 77 could have joined in the singing of this little song, at least[...]

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I saw an interesting correlation between the current state of the SBC and the life of King Saul while reading Major W. Ian Thomas’s classic book, The Saving Life of Christ. In the chapter entitled, The Man Who Forgot to Remember, he looks at the account of King Saul’s actions[...]

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As I watch and listen to all that’s happening in our country and in our churches I’ve come to a conclusion - we don’t grasp the truth about deception. Consider the following verses: “We know that we are of God, and that the whole world lies in the power of[...]

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Morality in America is in a death spiral, and it has been for over a generation. The fact that our society finds movies like “Fifty Shades Darker” entertaining rather than shocking shows just how far we’ve plummeted since the so-called “sexual revolution” began. Idea’s, attitudes, and actions that seemed radical[...]

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As Christian man and husband I am well aware of the biblical instruction for married women of faith, “Wives, be subject to your own husbands as to the Lord.” But before I indulge my inner Tarzan I need to continue reading, “Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the[...]

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