Monthly Archives: February 2018

The Frog and the Ox, Aesop’s Fables

“Oh Father,” said a little Frog to the big one sitting by the side of a pool, “I have seen such a terrible monster!  It was as big as a mountain, with horns on its head, and a long tail, … Continue reading

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STUDYNG SIN SERIOUSLY #5

Improper Attitudes Toward Sin INTRODUCTION In our series on “sin” we have so far discussed: The Origin of Sin What Sin Is Kinds of Sin What Sin Will Do To You In the lesson of this hour we will be … Continue reading

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UP TO YOUR KNEES IN ALLIGATORS

Did you ever hear the expression, “When you’re knee-deep in alligators and copperheads, it’s hard to remember that your primary objective was to clean out the swamp?” That’s how I imagine John the Baptist must have felt as he stared … Continue reading

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VERIFYING THE TRUTH

During the Civil War, a medic drove his wagon onto the battlefield in search of wounded. He came across one man who called out that his leg had been wounded, so the medic lifted the man into the back of … Continue reading

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LITTLE BEETLE SINS

On the slopes of Long Peak in Colorado lies the ruin of a giant tree. It had stood there for hundreds of years. It had been struck by lightning many times, and the storms of the years had beaten furiously … Continue reading

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STUDYING SIN SERIOUSLY #4

WHAT SIN WILL DO TO YOU INTRODUCTION One of the major problems with the world today is that it tries to make sin look good, to look glamorous, to make it looks like it is the “in” thing to do. … Continue reading

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CHILDREN LEFT TO THEMSELVES

The poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge once had a discussion with a man who argued that children should not be given any religious training, but should be free to choose their own faith when they were old enough to decide for … Continue reading

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