When is it the correct time to begin thinking about spiritual things?
I know that sometimes people think preachers never run out of things to say.
"So that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ." - Romans 15:6
This week my wife and I went to see the movie "Heaven is for real." It's about a real-life experience of a young boy who received a glimpse of heaven while he was being operated on with a serious surgery.
Well, spring break is almost over for the students. They will be back in school Monday, and the race to the finish line will be on.
Being a child of God has many blessings. Those in the world who have no religious belief, have to struggle through life's problems mostly alone. They might have a friend who will comfort them, but that comfort has limitations.
"If we say, we will enter into the city, then the famine is in the city, and we shall die there: and if we sit still here, we die also. Now therefore come, and let us fall unto the host of the Syrians: If they save us alive, we shall live; and if they kill us, we shall but die." - 2 Kings 7:4.
Truthfully, the Christian faith is all about this thing called love.
It is the day before Easter. Almost 2,000 years ago, this was the darkest day in all of history. The Son of God had died the day before, been buried in a borrowed tomb and, along with his body, they buried the hopes and dreams of the future.
Studying the Bible is something people should do for themselves.
Oh that man would look to see, the tragedies that continue to be.
Over 2,000 years ago, there was this one called Jesus Christ who came on the scene in history. He preached, taught and healed the sick. Crowds gathered just to see if he was going to perform another miracle.
Dad used to tell me, "What doesn't kill you makes you stronger." Coach would say, "No pain, no gain." And one teacher would remark, "We learn best through adversity."
The Bible plainly states that all men have sinned (Romans 3:23). Sin, though not inherited, has been a plague of each generation of mankind. Each individual sins and is responsible for their sins.
Sometimes life throws us curve balls - situations, circumstances and problems that we just don't know how to handle.
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We celebrated Mother's Day Sunday. It is always one of the largest attended Sundays in most churches.
It seems that man today is always looking for someone to blame.
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As thousands of college seniors wrap up final exams this month and head out into the working world, the job picture looks relatively bright.
Did you know volunteering to help others may actually help you more than those you serve?
Everyone will someday walk through their own personal hell. When everything in life conspires against you, please remember: