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How should I respond to politics?

Romans 13:1-10 Walk down memory lane to your elementary years when you were learning the parts of speech. Do you recall the definition of an adverb? An adverb is used to modify actions. If you’re doing something, how are you doing it? Quickly? Gladly? Adverbs are used to describe how you are living life. [...]

True Love

Love is fundamental to our faith as followers of Christ, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy. You’ve probably heard the adage that “love is a many-splendored thing.” One little boy overheard some adults use this expression and asked his mother why love has so many splinters. The little boy might have misunderstood the quote, but [...]

By |July 9th, 2020|Categories: Simple Truth|0 Comments

Following God’s Design

Proverbs 5:3-11, 15-18 Farmers who raise livestock use fences of various types to mark off their property lines. Growing up, when our small herd of cows strayed into another person’s pasture, it was my job to get them back home and repair the broken fence. However, for several years when spring arrived, the neighbor’s [...]

By |July 2nd, 2020|Categories: Explore the Bible|0 Comments

The Joy Arising from Our Hope

1 Peter 4:1-2, 12-19 This time of year normally is set aside for Vacation Bible School (VBS) in our churches. Is it possible to have a bad memory of VBS? Just say the words: butter cookies, missionary slides, Elmer’s glue, and red-rover and you can be transported back to a time of pure bliss [...]

The Choice

Proverbs 4:11-27 Marching to class during basic training for the Women’s Army Corps (WAC), the platoon leader chanted the cadence: “Your left, your left, your left, right, left . . .” Then, when the trainees approached an intersection we heard, “Road Guard, Post!” Pre-selected members of the platoon immediately ran ahead, taking their positions [...]

By |June 25th, 2020|Categories: Explore the Bible|0 Comments