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People of Courage Arise!

People of Courage Arise!

It was a daunting task from the beginning. It seemed destined for failure. When God called Ezekiel to prophesy to his fellow Israelites in exile, even He warned that it would be difficult and likely unsuccessful. God said, “The people…

Why Our Conscience Is Not A Safe Guide

Why Our Conscience Is Not A Safe Guide

The conscience must be educated – Proverbs 22:6 The conscience can honestly misguide us if improperly educated or uneducated – Acts 23:1 The conscience acts on what it believes to be right and wrong – Romans 14:1ff. The conscience is…

WHAT IS A PREACHER SUPPOSED TO DO?

WHAT IS A PREACHER SUPPOSED TO DO?

I read a survey done by Joe Riggs of Jackson, Tennessee a few years ago in which church members were asked to state the percentage of his time they felt the preacher should spend in different works: Sermon preparation….65% General…

Think Nobody’s Watching?

Think Nobody’s Watching?

A family was rushing to get to the movies. The parents told the children they had to leave “right now” at which point their teenage daughter headed for the bathroom to apply makeup. Her father yelled for her to get…