In the book of Acts 2:22, it speaks of Jesus as "a man accredited by God to you by miracles, wonders and signs, which God did among you through him." All through the gospels we see where miracle working was part of Jesus's every day activities.
It is the phone call that no parent wants to receive. "Mr. Butler, this is the hospital. Your son has been in a very bad accident. You need to come"
It seems that man today is always looking for someone to blame. Children blame one another when they get in trouble for something. Husbands and wives blame each other when problems arise. Countries blame each other for difficulties, and on and on it goes.
I recently read that there are some in the Christian arena who do not believe that helping the poor and needy is a prime directive of Christianity.
The writer of Psalm 136 starts with these words: "Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good." He then gives reason after reason why we should thank our God.
Well, this year is almost exactly half over. It will not be that long before we see 2013 in the rearview mirror.
When we study the word of God, it is seen that an eternal destiny is a fact that every person faces.
This year marks the third year the In Search of Excellence leadership conference has been held at St. Peter's African Methodist Episcopal Church and Worship Center in Midway.
"O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? The sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law. But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye steadfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, for as much as ye know that your labor is not in vain in the Lord." - I Corinthians 15:55-58
The other day, I helped cut someone's backyard, mainly with a weed eater because the grass was too high for just a lawn mower.
By the time you read this, I will have returned from a brief vacation with my wife. We spent a few days away from home near the beach in Florida.
We all should be seeking to please God. We all have ways of doing things. Being human beings created in the image of God and given the ability to make choices, sometimes we disagree on some things. God gives us this license when it comes to earthly things. Some drive Fords, others drive Chevrolets; the choice is up to the individual.
CLAXTON - Sister Janet Fischer, Claxton's only nun, was treated to her own day June 13 by county proclamation, with a reception and a bit of gentle roasting by her friends.
"No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord."
A free Father's Day concert held Saturday in Long County may make a return appearance.
American television and movie viewers love watching the world end.
In Matthew 18, Peter asked Jesus about the appropriate number times to forgive a person when they sin against you.
Well, it had to happen sooner or later.
Love for family is taught in God's word, and must be practiced. However, love for God must come first.
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