Category Archives: Separation

Are You Sure You’re a Soldier?

An elderly gentleman found himself seated next to a  young man who was dressed rather sloppily in civilian clothes. The elderly gentleman struck up a conversation to pass the time. After exchanging names and pleasant greetings, he asked the young … Continue reading

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The Mixed Multitude

Then the children of Israel journeyed from Rameses to Succoth, about six hundred thousand men on foot, besides children. A mixed multitude went up with them also, and flocks and herds — a great deal of livestock. (Exodus 12:38, N.K.J.V.) … Continue reading

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“I Am the Joker”

Lately I’ve been preaching a series on the life of Samson. As you might recall, Samson lived his life under the Old Testament law’s Nazirite vow (Judges 13:5, Numbers 6:1-21). That vow had its definite particulars, but at its heart … Continue reading

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A Little Too Much Separating

A while back my buddy Malcolm Woody forwarded something to me that someone had forwarded to him. It’s a word about religious groups and denominations. I have no idea who wrote it, but it hits a little too close to … Continue reading

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The One Requirement Even the Christian Must Meet for Prayer

This week I’ve been doing some posting on the subject of prayer. So, here’s one last word. Did you know there is a certain requirement that even the Christian must meet to ensure that God will hear his prayer? As … Continue reading

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For His Name’s Sake

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me to lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside the still waters. He restores my soul; He leads me in the paths of righteousness for His name’s sake. … Continue reading

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Blessedness

Psalm 1:1-3 says: “Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stands in the path of sinners, nor sits in the seat of the scornful. But his delight is in the law of the … Continue reading

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