Category Archives: Children

The Importance of the Father/Child Relationship

And he will turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the hearts of the children to their fathers, lest I come and strike the earth with a curse. Malachi 4:6 (N.K.J.V.) Did you know that the last … Continue reading

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The Elderly Woman

My previous post was the first of a two-part series on the Bible’s description of the ideal elderly man and woman. This description is found in Titus 2:1-5, and with that first post I covered the passage’s description of the … Continue reading

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Filling In the Gaps of My Learning

I grew up in a small, rural, conservative Southern Baptist Convention church. I believed in Jesus as my Savior at a young age, was baptized, and joined the church. I went to Sunday School just about every Sunday and stayed … Continue reading

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The Word American Christians Don’t Want to Hear

But the Lord said him, “Go, for he is a chosen vessel of Mine to bear My name before Gentiles, kings, and the children of Israel. For I will show him how many things he must suffer for My name’s … Continue reading

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Is God Good All the Time? (part 1 of 3)

“Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good…” Psalm 34:8 “You are good, and do good…” Psalm 119:68 “Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good!…” Psalm 107:1 Tonya and I had been married approximately one year … Continue reading

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The One Advantage of Getting Saved Later In Life

On his website, my friend Malcolm Woody recently wrote a devotional series entitled “Grace Notes.” Each devotion launched off from a Christian song (either a classic hymn or a contemporary song) to offer some insights into the subject of God’s … Continue reading

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A Changed Heart

Each year at this time many thousands of people participate in Prison Fellowship’s Angel Tree program. The names of the children of inmates are placed as “angel ornaments” on Christmas trees in churches, businesses, and shopping malls. Along with each … Continue reading

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