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Don’t Be The Devil’s Messenger!

Satan is a liar and a critic. Scripture identifies him as “the accuser of our brethren” (Revelation 12:10). Sadly, he gets a lot of help from many “brethren” and he...
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7 Ways to Show Kindness Today

Rush Limbaugh died today. He was one of the most loved and hated men in America, like so many who hold strong positions on anything. As I scrolled through the...
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One Word Can Make A World Of Difference – Helps for Bible Study

I remember well the first Bible word study I ever did. It was an easy word. I already knew what it meant...or at least I thought I did. On that...
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Put Up Your Sword

Our world and our churches are full of hurting people. Far too often, those hurts come from those who are supposed to be fighting in the same army. Friendly fire....
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Cliche Christianity

So much of our Christianity has become trite and cliche. Words often overused and under-appreciated are common place. Do we even think about the things we are saying? I hear...
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A Word for 2018

There is power in one word from God. I hold a personal conviction that the very words and every word of Scripture are given by inspiration of God. They have...
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Can You Go One Day Without It?

Relax. I'm not going to ask you to give up something important like chocolate or coffee. I want to ask you to give up something far more destructive. A few...
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The Power of One Kind Word

The other day I wrote a short post about how the devil loves to use our words to tear others down. Permit me to share the positive side of this truth:...
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The Devil Doesn’t Need Our Help!

Dr. Lee Roberson used to say, "It takes no size to criticize." Indeed one of the smallest things a man can do is to tear someone else down. Christ always...
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3 Things I Am Praying for My Words

Words are powerful things. Spoken, written, typed, or texted - they are vehicles of communication that tend to last. If not on paper, in the hearts and minds of others....
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Think First!

As children we were always instructed to think before we speak. Now, with children of my own, I realize that this is good advice for adults too. This simple rule...
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Sarcasm is Not a Spiritual Gift!

The wisest man who ever lived wrote, "Death and life are in the power of the tongue" (Proverbs 18:21).  Death is mentioned first because it is what naturally comes out....
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How to Speak “A Good Word”

Someone once said in my presence, "Be kind to others.  Everybody is having a hard time."They were right.We all have our struggles and you may be surprised at the people...
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The Power of a Personal Letter

Recently I was sitting in my study at home when my oldest daughter came in and proudly announced, “Dad, I am about to write my first letter.”  She is thirteen. ...