Monthly Archives: October 2018

SLUMS OF APOSTASY

The life of Edgar Allen Poe is one of the most tragic of all American writers. Within a brief span of forty years he literally went from riches to rags. Raised by foster parents who loved him deeply, he was … Continue reading

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THE COVENANT WITH ABRAHAM

INTRODUCTION A. An old woman had, for years, been thoroughly overcome by all kinds of troubles and trials in life. Her family had done all they could for her, but nothing seemed to help. Finally, they gathered together one day … Continue reading

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REFUSED TO LISTEN

In the fateful winter morning of January 28, 1986, the space shuttle Challenger stood poised for launch. Overnight, the temperature had plummeted into the twenties. At liftoff it was a crisp 36 degrees F. Four-foot icicles still clung ominously to … Continue reading

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PULLING OFF THE KNOBS

The story is told of a man who once bought a new radio, brought it home, and placed it on the refrigerator. He then plugged it in, turned it to WSM in Nashville (home of the Grand Ole Opry), and … Continue reading

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THE SUN WILL SHINE AGAIN

Many years ago, a newsboy, thinly clad and drenched by the soaking rain, stood shivering in a doorway one cold day in November. First one bare foot and then the other was lifted for a moment and pressed against his … Continue reading

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THE KEYS

There are transitional moments in life that confirm something tremendous has taken place. One of those moments occurs in a teenager’s life and in lives of the parents of that particular teenager, when a mom or a dad gives to … Continue reading

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THE TRUE PATH

The story is told of a missionary who got lost in an African jungle, nothing around him but bush and a few cleared places. He found a native hut and asked the native if he could get him out. The … Continue reading

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FOR WE BE BRETHREN

INTRODUCTION Genesis 13:1-8 Abraham said that there ought not be strife between them because they were brethren There should be unity and goodwill between brethren This is one of the major difficulties in the church today – strife among brethren … Continue reading

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WALKING IN CIRCLES

You may know the famous story of Jean Henri Fabre, the French naturalist, and his processional caterpillars. He encountered some of these interesting creatures one day while walking in the woods. They were marching in a long unbroken line front … Continue reading

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A FATHER SPEAKS

I am a father and a grandfather, and believe it or not, I was once a youth. I have experienced growing up from two vantage points: 1) from that of a youth, and 2) from a loving and concerned father. … Continue reading

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