Monthly Archives: March 2013

WHAT WE NEED

In his bestselling book called, “Into Thin Air,” Jon Krakauer relates the hazards that plagued some climbers as they attempted to reach the summit of Mount Everest. Andy Harris, one of the expedition leaders stayed at the peak too long … Continue reading

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WE HOLD THESE TRUTHS TO BE SELF-EVIDENT

I don’t know who first uttered these words but they set forth a terribly important bit of wisdom: “If there is nothing above us we will be consumed by all that is around us.” Our nation’s Founding Fathers recognized its … Continue reading

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LESSONS FROM THE CHURCH AT JERUSALEM

LESSONS FROM THE CHURCH AT JERUSALEM INTRODUCTION A. On the Pentecost following the resurrection and ascension of Christ, “there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, devout men, from every nation under heaven,” plus numerous proselytes (Acts 2:5, 10) 1. One historian … Continue reading

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IGNORING THE OBVIOUS

Perhaps you remember the cartoon strip, Calvin and Hobbes. Calvin is a little boy with an overactive imagination and a stuffed tiger, Hobbes, who comes to life as his imaginary friend. In one cartoon strip, Calvin turns to his friend … Continue reading

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TODAY IS A NEW DAY

Do not let the memory of your defeats dismay you. Those defeats happened yesterday. Those mistakes, blunders, follies – the things that shame you and fill you with remorse – they are part of a day that is gone. Today … Continue reading

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