Category Archives: The Holy Spirit

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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Speak Up or Shut Up?

The Bible is a big, rich, diverse, and complex book, one that can be used to prove virtually anything if you try. This is one of the primary reasons why Christian denominations find it impossible to get together 100% on … Continue reading

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Working Out Your Own Salvation

“Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.”   Philippians 2:12 (N.K.J.V.) A man bought an acreage of … Continue reading

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Christians & Voting

Well, here we are on the eve of election day 2012, and from most reports the presidential race will be a close one. Not surprisingly then, there are a whole bunch of voices out there who are having their say … 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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Easter Means A Promise Kept

Consider the following passages: “But when the Helper comes, whom I shall send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth who proceeds from the Father, He will testify of Me.” (John 15:26) Nevertheless I tell you the truth. … Continue reading

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Being Bold About Fear

In the wake of the infamous terrorist attacks of 9-11-01, our small county held a special service at the high-school. The service was for the benefit of the high-school students, many of whom were emotionally shaken by the attacks. They … Continue reading

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