"And they came unto the brook of Eshcol and cut down from thence a branch with one cluster of grapes, and they bare it between two upon a staff; and they brought of the pomegranates, and of the figs … And there we saw the giants, the sons of Anak, which come of the giants, and we were in our own sight as grasshoppers, and so we were in their sight" (Numbers 13:23-33).
The other day, I went by one of the local volunteer fire stations and noticed a lot of vehicles there at what I presumed was a regular training session.
I fancy myself a golfer. Not a great one, mind you, but I usually play well enough to enjoy myself.
When things happen in the world, such as the recent bombings, some ask "Where was God when this happened?"
Three times a year, Jews still celebrate the Festivals of the Lord. The church world has just celebrated Easter, when we reflect on the death, burial and resurrection of Christ. For Jews, this season is called Passover, the Festival of Unleavened Bread and the Festival of First Fruits.
Members of Life United Pentecostal Church in Hinesville are having dual celebrations this weekend.
There is a verse in Proverbs that we Christians like to trust in as one of the great promises of God. Chapter 22, verse 6 reads like this: "Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it."
Every Sunday morning, we have a time in our worship service that is called "Children's Moments." The younger boys and girls gather around me at the front of the church, and I tell them a story.
Destiny can be defined as the inevitable or necessary succession of events.
"Cry aloud, spare not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and shew my people their transgression, and the house of Jacob their sins" (Isaiah 58:1 KJV).
One of the reasons I like spring so well is that there are flowers blooming everywhere, and some not only look pretty but smell good, too.
It recently happened to me again in the local grocery store. Someone walked up to me, extended a hand and said, "Hey, Pastor Butler. How are you today?" I smiled and said I was doing well. We talked briefly about the weather and such, never getting into any specifics about anything.
Many are getting farther and farther away from God. If a person has the desire to go to heaven, he or she must search for and follow the steps of Jesus as they travel through this world.
KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - Hundreds of service members and civilians celebrated Easter with a Holy Week of services.
"On the evening of the first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said 'Peace be with you.'" (John 20:19)
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My father is undergoing a heroic struggle. (“Heroic is a bit strong,” he says, “but I am enjoying it.”)
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One year later, a professor’s call to not paint all Muslims with the same brush stroke is making headlines again.
Online dating is often awkward, but young Muslim singles in America may have it worse than most.
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Thomas Moore has a new book out.
Catholic leaders adopted a more proactive approach to pornography use during this week's fall assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
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