Category Archives: The Depravity of Man

The Flesh & Its Drag Effect

I don’t usually write blog posts on Sunday because church dominates the day, but today is different. We cancelled services at Oak Grove Baptist this morning because of the lingering effects of the season’s first snow. Many of us could … 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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God’s Worst Form of Judgment

Okay, quick, name the worst judgment that God ever inflicted upon someone. Noah’s flood? That one certainly involved the most deaths, but once it began the fatalities didn’t have to experience it for long. Fire and brimstone raining down upon … Continue reading

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Is God Good All the Time? (part 2 of 3)

“Then God saw everything that He had made, and indeed it was very good…” Genesis 1:31 “Every good gift, and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father…” James 1:17 In 1st Peter 3:15, the Christian … Continue reading

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A Little Alternative News For You Today

There is a certain website that I visit each day to get what it calls “alternative news.” The news comes from a wide range of offbeat topics: new archaeological findings, experiments scientists are currently conducting, recent sightings of Bigfoot, etc., … Continue reading

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Have You Been A Good Samaritan Lately?

Then Jesus answered and said: “A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among thieves, who stripped him of his clothing, wounded him, and departed, leaving him half dead. Now by chance a certain priest came down … Continue reading

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You Need Jesus As A Savior More Than You Need Him As An Example

  There is a sentiment out there in the world that exalts Jesus as the ultimate example of human potential. Those who hold to this sentiment talk about Him as the great teacher and the ideal role model, but they … Continue reading

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