Category Archives: Heaven

Jesus: The Black Deliverer

“The Jesus You Know” series (post #3) I was born October 3rd, 1966, which means that I am very much a product of the 1970s and ’80s. When I was young, one of my favorite t.v. shows was “Good Times,” … Continue reading

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A Brief Addendum to the Ark of the Covenant series

Since I’ve already had a reader ask about the Ark the apostle John saw in Revelation 11:19, let me address that verse. In hindsight, I should have included a word about it in the first post of the series, but … Continue reading

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My Anger Management Plan

One day a wife asked her husband, “Why don’t you play golf with George anymore?” The husband answered, “Would you play golf with a man who moves the ball and puts down the wrong score while you’re not looking?” The … Continue reading

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The Judgment Seat of Christ

It has been said that Satan gives his rewards up front, while God gives His on the back end. This raises the question, “How does God give His rewards?” The answer is: The judgment seat of Christ. The judgment seat … Continue reading

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God’s Terms of Salvation

A businessman was trying to win his banker acquaintance to Jesus. After the businessman had shared the story of Christ’s virgin birth, sinless life, substitutionary death, and victorious resurrection, he pressed the banker to place his belief in Jesus right … Continue reading

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Reaping In Due Season

Dean Smith was the legendary basketball coach at the University of North Carolina. Over the course of his 36 years at the school, his teams amassed 879 victories, won 17 ACC regular season titles, won 13 ACC tournament titles, qualified … Continue reading

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Transitioning Into the Afterlife

An old Scot lay on his death bed, and his family called for their local minister. As the minister entered the room and sat down in a chair next to the bed, he noticed another chair that was pulled up … Continue reading

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