Tag Archives: repentance

Why Would God Allow Cancer?

I want to dedicate this piece to my mother, Mary Elizabeth Schott, who died of lung cancer in 2006; also to my brother-in-law, Gary Banks, who died of leukemia in 2015; to my dear friend, Lisa Laskovich, a sweet and … Continue reading

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Stardust

A few months after the Woodstock Music Festival, in 1969, the group, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, introduced their latest song, written by Joni Mitchell, “Woodstock,” in which we hear the refrain, “We Are Stardust.” The interesting thing about their … Continue reading

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Keeping The Main Thing, The Main Thing

29% of the world’s population have not heard, nor do they have opportunity to hear the gospel of Jesus Christ in their own language. Christ’s return hinges on the church’s completion of its mission to… “Go, and make disciples of … Continue reading

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Familiarity Breeds Contempt

I recently watched a video on YouTube that resurrected an issue that has troubled me for a very long time. It’s an issue of concern that I have brought up many times among my Bible study groups, one I have … Continue reading

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You Must Be Born Again

Oh to be a fly on the wall that night. Well, maybe not a fly, that would be creepy, but wouldn’t you have loved to have been there? Wouldn’t you have loved to see the look on Nicodemus’ face when … Continue reading

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Lie To Me

John 8:43-45 “Jesus said to them, “If God were your Father, you would love Me, for I proceeded forth and came from God; nor have I come of Myself, but He sent Me. Why do you not understand My speech? … Continue reading

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Loving God

Here is a quote from the book, “Loving God,” by Chuck Colson: “The mind of Jesus could look into the heart of Judas and see every scar, every soiled tissue, but he would say nothing hurtful to this man, even … Continue reading

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Lord, Lord, Did We Not

Mat. 7:22-23 “Many will say to me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name and in your name drive out demons and in your name perform many miracles?’ Then I will tell them plainly, ‘I … Continue reading

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By The Hand of God

(A word before beginning: I would never say the things I’m going to write today directly to a person who is grieving. It is not my purpose to cause further pain. So, if you have suffered a recent loss it … Continue reading

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The Love of Many

1 Jon. 3:14-15 “We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love the brethren. He who does not love his brother abides in death. Whoever hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that no … Continue reading

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