Category Archive: Gospel News

Jun 27 2015

SELF-CONTROL: “A DELICIOUS ‘FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT”

By: James J. Jackson “Somebody STOP me! “ It was a line in a Jim Carrie movie that we’ve heard in comedy routines, and in everyday life. A more pertinent question is “Why don’t you stop yourself?” Society today seems all too willing to accept the premise that any perpetrator of bad behavior is simply …

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Jun 24 2015

Prayer Power

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Longview Clergy Coalition President Jeff Borgwardt is clear on the reasons for his group’s call for prayer. With all the issues Longview has faced during the past six months, and with summer starting he and the Coalition, decided this is an even-better-than-usual time to pray. The Coalition has hosted prayer walks in the past, but …

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Jun 22 2015

Why do people have to die?

People die because “God wants more angels,” says Katie, 6. Though some people act like angels and others like the devil, angels are angels and people are people. With the exception of morticians, no one likes funerals. When we experience the loss of a friend or a loved one, it’s easy to forget that death …

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May 24 2015

How Do The Merciful Obtain Mercy

“Blessed  are  the  merciful,  for  theyshall obtain mercy” (Matthew 5:7). “This verse means if you give mercy, you shall receive it,” says Anna, age 9. “It reminds me of the  golden rule, ‘Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.’” The golden rule is still golden, but Je- sus went a step …

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Mar 08 2015

If God Gave You Unlimited Power, What Would You Do?

By Carey Kinsolving I would slide down a rainbow. I would have a new baby brother. I would pet a lizard,” says Rebekah, 6. I didn’t realize petting a lizard required unlimited power. Move over, NASA. Here comes Michael, 6: “I would like to fly. I want to touch the sun. I want to fly …

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Mar 01 2015

Why Did Jesus Say We Must Enter His Kingdom With Childlike Faith?

By Carey Kinsolving Children don’t know about sin, and that’s why they go to heaven. Grown-ups know about sin, so they get a choice,” says Taylor, 8. Taylor, have you ever disobeyed your parents? No further questions. “You can learn more stuff as a child. A child is smarter than an adult,” says Hoss, 7. …

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Feb 22 2015

Why do people have to die?

By Carey Kinsolving People die because “God wants more angels,” says Katie, 6. Though some people act like angels and others like the devil, angels are angels and people are people. With the exception of morticians, no one likes funerals. When we experience the loss of a friend or a loved one, it’s easy to …

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Feb 15 2015

Are You Going To Heaven

By Carey Kinsolving “My grandma thinks I’m going to heaven,” says Kole, 6. Why is it that most grandchildren can’t get enough of their grandparents? Most grandparents are smart enough to just love on their grandkids. They leave the hard stuff like correction and discipline for the parents. Kids instinctively sense when someone loves them. …

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