Monthly Archives: November 2016

The Cure for a Guilty Conscience

Dr. Karl Menninger, the famed psychiatrist from my neck of the woods in Topeka, KS, once said that if he “could convince the patients in psychiatric hospitals that their sins were forgiven, 75% of them could walk out the next … Continue reading

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A World Unworthy

It’s a perspective I frequently forget.  But, when a loved one with a genuine faith in Christ is removed from this world, it may help to remember the truth taught in the following passage: “Others suffered mocking and flogging, and … Continue reading

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Lost in the Crowd

It is every parent’s nightmare.  During the city-wide celebration of the Kansas City Royals winning the 2015 World Series, a crowd estimated at nearly 800,000 descended upon downtown Kansas City.  Shortly after parking their vehicle and making their way to … Continue reading

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Faith to Follow

The 11th chapter of Hebrews is commonly referred to as “The Hall of Faith.”  Beginning with Abel, the writer reviews the fathers of the faith throughout time.  There was Enoch, Noah, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph, and Moses. In vs. 29, … Continue reading

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Heart Transplant

“The pivotal national issue today is not crime; neither is it welfare, health care, education, politics, the economy, the media or the environment. The pivotal issue today is the spiritual and moral condition of individual men and women…”  Dennis Rainey These … Continue reading

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Flee and Pursue

Most of us have heard the warning Paul gave to Timothy, regarding an unquenchable thirst for money; namely, that the “love of money is a root of all sorts of evil, and some by longing for it have wandered away from … Continue reading

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Faithful to the Finish

I’m not proud to say it, but I’m pretty prone to discouragement.  It is far and away Satan’s number one tactic against me.  My guess is that I’m not alone. Because discouragement is such a common companion, it may help … Continue reading

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Resurfaced

For 25 years, we’ve lived within a short walk of our local city park.  I love our local Parks and Rec department; they’ve done a great job providing wonderful places for my family to enjoy for years.  Recently, they resurfaced … Continue reading

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For Your Good

One of the things I love about Scripture is the balance it presents.  Some of us may choose to focus more on the mercy of God, while others focus more on the justice of God, but the truth is He’s … Continue reading

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Typos

“In everything set them an example by doing what is good.” (Titus 2:7) Not much is known about Titus, the recipient of Paul’s letter that bears his name.  About all we know is that Titus was converted to the faith by … Continue reading

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