Today's post is a quote from a brother in Christ who has since moved on to his reward. Dr. David Edwin Harrell was a devout Christian, faithful preacher, and historian who focused on the religious history of the United States. He was a professor at Auburn University. But, fundamentally, he was a Christian simply trying … Continue reading “I Am A Restorer”
One of the things that Christians are supposed to be is makers of peace. In the sermon on the mount, Jesus said, "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God" (Matthew 5:9). The question is, for all of us, are we doing a good job of that? Do we bring with … Continue reading Practical Peacemaking
This past week Dee Bowman, faithful Christian and preacher, left this life and went on to his reward. While I never had the privilege of meeting him, I have benefited greatly from his sermons and articles. For today's post I want to share one of Dee's articles for your reading.
Our preaching theme for the year has been faithfulness. We have examined what faithfulness is, exploring its roots in the character of God, as well as a study on faithfulness applied with the parable of the talents. We now want to turn our attention to applications in our theme. In Romans 12:12 NIV, we read, … Continue reading More Faithful In Prayer
Many people treat the Bible, and God's commands, like it is a buffet. I'll get a little of this and that and avoid all the vegetables that I don't like. However, is that the attitude we are supposed to have when it comes to serving God? I would suggest to you this morning that we … Continue reading All That the Lord Says
Today’s article comes from Ken Weliever (AKA “The Preacherman”). You can read his blog at thepreachersword.com.
This was Sunday’s headline in the Christian Post:
60% of adults under 40 say Jesus isn’t only way to salvation;
equal to Buddha, Muhammad
In a recent study of so-called “born again Christians” in the US between the ages of 18 and 39, more than 60% said they believed “that Buddha, Muhammad, and Jesus are all valid paths to salvation.”
The same study found that over 30% believed that “Jesus sinned just like other people when He lived on Earth or aren’t sure.”
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Progress and progressive are two hot words right now. We are hearing a lot about progress lately. From Washington and even from our religious friends. However, is it really progress if we’re on the wrong road? I am reminded of something C.S. Lewis said about progress. He said, “We all want progress, but if you’re … Continue reading Ask for the Ancient Paths (Jer. 6:16)
It is hard to believe that it is time for school to be back in session. Starting a new school year is always an exciting time with new teachers, new supplies, and seeing friends again. While I am sure, every student here is fully equipped with all the paper, pencils, and boxes of Kleenexes to … Continue reading Back to School
Today, I will board a plane at Tucson International Airport to take me to Alaska, where I will be holding two Gospel Meetings. The first will be with the Chena Small Tracks church of Christ (Fairbanks, Alaska), which will run from Sunday, August 15th until Wednesday, August 18th. I will then head south to Wasilla, … Continue reading Gospel Meetings
The Hebrew writer, after speaking about all the great examples of faith in chapter eleven, says this, "Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us and let us run with endurance the race that is set … Continue reading Easily Entangles Us