Category Archives: Honesty

Something We Can Learn From the Harvey Weinstein Story

I can’t get on the internet these days without seeing a new article about the Harvey Weinstein scandal out in Hollywood. For those of you who might not know, Weinstein has been one of the most powerful men in the … Continue reading

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A Hard Truth

This past Sunday morning at Oak Grove Baptist I began a sermon series on the life of Samson. That life starts with his conception in the womb of his previously barren mother. But why did God choose to open her … Continue reading

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How Would You Describe Your Walk With the Lord These Days?

Renowned preacher Vance Havner once told the story of a writer who knew an elderly lady who loved to give her testimony in church. The lady would always begin by saying, “Forty years ago…” After hearing her do that many … Continue reading

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The Rebuked & The Rebuker

“It is better to hear the rebuke of the wise than for a man to hear the song of fools.” (Ecclesiastes 7:5, N.K.J.V.) “…Rebuke a wise man, and he will love you.” (Proverbs 9:8, N.K.J.V.) “…a scoffer does not listen … Continue reading

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A Plea For Courtesy

Finally, all of you be of one mind, having compassion for one another; love as brothers, be tenderhearted, be courteous. (1 Peter 3:8) I want to use this post to address a problem that I believe has reached epidemic proportions … Continue reading

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Secret Sin

It’s been said that your character is what you are when no one is looking. However, it’s also been said that you can fool some of the people all of the time, all of the people some of the time, … Continue reading

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Something We Could Learn From A Parrot

In Queen Victoria’s Windsor Castle there was a suite of rooms that were used by her personal chaplain. A private passageway connected the chaplain’s study to the Queen’s quarters. Oftentimes she would use this passageway to consult the chaplain on … Continue reading

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