Category Archives: Faith and Life

“Why Do You Give the Baby Gold?” A Christmas Poem

The following poem is a beautiful expression of the heart concerning the Incarnation. Perhaps it could be used for your Christmas Eve bulletins. The poem was found on the bulletin of King’s College, Cambridge, for their Lessons and Carols service, … Continue reading

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“Lamplighter” for Christ: The Funeral Celebration of D. James Kennedy

Frederich Buechner wrote:“It’s hard not to believe that somehow or other there’s always going to be another time with them, another day, so the chances are we won’t know it’s the last time, and therefore it won’t have the terrible … Continue reading

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Struggling Saints

We have learned in recently-revealed private journals, which Mother Theresa had not wanted published and are now being published under the title Come Be My Light, that the little Albanian nun struggled with her faith as she ministered to the … Continue reading

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A Message for Sinners Only: Romans 3.19-25

The passage before us is an indictment of the sin of Jew and Greek in the Roman church. The Greek who felt justified before God before they didn’t know about the One true God were judged guilty. The law was … Continue reading

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Asterisk People

This has not been a good summer for sports, in my opinion. First of all, Barry Bonds got his 756th homer. Breaking the record of the Atlanta Braves’ legendary Hank Aaron, Bonds’ prestigious record comes, as many of you know, … Continue reading

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The Common People Heard Him Gladly

Isaiah 52.6-7; Mark 12.37 One of the reasons I seek to represent you and the Lord is by being involved in the life of the community. In this way, I get the opportunity to bring the Good News of Jesus … Continue reading

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Out of Our Minds

When they came to Jesus, they found the man from whom the demons had gone out, sitting at Jesus’ feet, dressed and in his right mind; and they were afraid. Luke 8.35 NIV The story of the man of the … Continue reading

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Cramming

“But David strengthened himself in the LORD his God” (1 Samuel 30.6b ESV).   I met a doctor recently. I told him that we have so many fine physicians in our flock that if I ever had to call, “Is … Continue reading

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The Waldorf Astoria, Celebrities, and Heaven

I say to you that many will come from the east and the west, and will take their places at the feast with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 8.11 O the joys of frequent traveler … Continue reading

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Is There Not a Cause? A Patriotic Illustration for the Church

And David said, What have I now done? Is there not a cause? 1-Samuel 17.29 The last combat veteran on record from World War One died. Cpl. Howard V. Ramsey died in his sleep on February 22 at an assisted … Continue reading

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