I was talking to a friend the other day, and the discussion went to Matthew 6:33 where it states "Seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness and all these things will be given to you."
We have received some much-needed rain in the last week or so. Some of us wonder if we are receiving more than we need, but we also know that drought conditions have been very real in recent months. I will not complain about the rain.
Many people have given up on God. They feel that because things have not worked out the way they planned, serving God is not worth the time or the effort.
Sunday was a time of new beginnings for the Beach Hill Baptist Church in Midway. The church installed a new pastor, the Rev. Douglas Carter of Hinesville. Dr. Sinclair Thorne of the First Calvary Missionary Baptist Church of Hinesville will be the speaker. Carter, who was appointed as the pastor of the 133-year-old church in December 2012, is excited about his appointment. "The members are very enthusiastic and excited to see what God has ...
"How long will you waver between two opinions? If the Lord be God then follow Him…" - 1 Kings 18:21
Most Christians and many non-Christians observe Lent, traditionally held during the six weeks before Easter Sunday. These 40 days between Ash Wednesday and Maundy Thursday are a commemoration of the time Jesus spent fasting in the desert before the beginning of His public ministry, in which He endured temptations by the devil.
Christianity has been misunderstood as it pertains to its attitude towards sin. I realize there are spokespersons for the faith that don't always speak correctly when representing it. They either refuse to call sin what the Bible calls sin, or they have a wrong attitude and end up hating the sinner as well as the sin. The Bible is clear on what our attitude should be towards sin: We must hate it. One of the ...
They don't teach cursive writing any more. That's what I was told. It has been made obsolete by the computer.
GAINESVILLE - Dr. Marcus Borg will present three lectures March 1-2 at Brenau University as part of a newly formed partnership of North Georgia churches and academic institutions.
Life is worth living. Some do not think so and take their lives, not realizing there is a better answer.
"From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. My brothers, these things ought not to be so. Does a spring pour forth from the same opening both fresh and salt water? Can a fig tree, my brothers, bear olives, or a grapevine produce figs? Neither can a salt pond yield fresh water." James 3:10-12
Nationally, members of the 100-year-old Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. have been doing a lot of celebrating this year.
As I read and listen to news reports, I wonder how much longer God is going to tolerate the unholy occurrences in our world.
Another Lent season is under way. The 2013 season, a 40-day period before Easter, commenced Feb. 13 on Ash Wednesday. During this period, Sundays are not counted because Sundays commemorate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It will culminate March 30, the day before Easter. A time of intensive soul-searching, repentance and reflection, Lent is celebrated around the world as people take inventory of their lives and try to get a closer relationship with God. By ...
Savannah Mayor Edna Branch Jackson will deliver the keynote speech Feb. 24 at Pleasant Grove AME Church as part of an annual African-American history celebration.
In recent weeks, I have thought a lot about the word tribulation.
Last week, we began looking at occasions when false teachers had tried to rob God's people of their salvation. Continuing the discussion of Paul speaking to the people at Galatia, he had shared the good news with them, shown them the way of salvation and now they were following a different way.