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Fleeing Sin (3)

This time we continue our discussion of “fleeing sin” from the viewpoint of separating ourselves from those who live in impenitence. We must understand, first of all, whom we are talking about and what we mean by “separation.” One passage of Scripture in particular helps us out greatly in understanding from whom we are to […]

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A Traitor Within

Let us suppose that the government forced you to live with a known traitor. Not just any villain, but someone who sought your ill. A person so consumed with self gratification that he would not only have you condemned to death if only he could fill his hearts lust, but would not give a second […]

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The World: Presumed Godly?

“God Bless America” ….“In God We Trust”…..“Freedom of Religion”……“God Bless our Troops”……“I swear to tell the truth…so help me God”    “State endorses assisted suicide”….“Yearly crime rate increases” ….“State bans prayer in public schools”….“Divorce and broken families reach an all-time high”……“The President and first lady are implicated in a scandal”   The preceding statements are all sayings […]

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Remembering Our Creator

What you young people should remember is not simply what wise king Solomon wrote.  We should indeed heed what wise people say and advise us to do.  However, the awesome truth and extremely important calling that we have is that which our all-wise and sovereign God, Who moved Solomon to write what he did in […]

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Be Ye Hearers…And Doers

“Hi! Whatcha doing tonight?” “I don’t know. ‘Gone in 60 Seconds’ is showing at the theater. I heard that’s pretty good.” “Oh, yeah? We could do that—there’s nothing else to do.” “How about you? What are you doing tonight?” “Oh, my folks said I have to go to this dumb church-doing. I don’t know, some […]

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The Training of the Child

Often we have heard the Word of God found in Proverbs 22:6, “Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it.” The passage has raised questions in the minds of some. It does not always seem true that properly trained children do not […]

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Standing Alone

When I lived near the Rocky Mountains I looked forward to my occasional fishing trips in the mountain rivers of Colorado. Although I never caught many fish, I enjoyed the quiet beauty around me, and often fished on a large rock in the middle of a mountain stream. I often thought of all the years […]

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Love Not the World

“Hey, what did you do this week­end?” “Saturday night there was a great movie on T.V. What did you do?” “Friday night there was a super rock concert at the Civic. Saturday night we went to the races in Martin.” “There was a great group singing at the Pizza Parlor near our house this weekend.” […]

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Modern Entertainment and the Christian

“Naw, man, this place will blow your mind!” “Well … I don’t know, ya see my parents would get uptight, and if any­body from church found out, it’d be a bummer.” “Aw, you gonna let them spoil your fun? Besides, who needs to know any­way? What do ya say?” “Yeah … if nobody finds out […]

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