Tag Archive: Christ

Feb 02

Why Can’t We See God?

“We cannot see God because he needs his privacy,” says Patrick, 10. Patrick probably doesn’t want anyone coming into his room without knocking first. Megan, 8, thinks God likes to be alone. “If everybody saw him, they would always crowd around him.” She’s got a point. During Jesus’ ministry on Earth, crowds followed him everywhere. …

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Jan 29

Heritage scholarship competition to break record Saturday

   LeTourneau University expects a record number of top high school students to compete for full-tuition scholarships in its annual Heritage Scholarship Competition Friday and Saturday, Jan. 24-25, on the university’s Longview campus.    Approximately 126 of the best and brightest high school students spanning the globe will compete in the invitation-only event.  Ten full-tuition …

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Jan 26

Our God Will Bless Us

“My,” said the guest to the owner of a dairy farm, “I have never seen such a beautiful herd of cows. They must be worth a lot of money.” “We don’t look at the herd as far as value goes,” he replied. “We look at each cow individually. Each one has its own record,” he …

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Jan 20

The Christian Theology of Martin Luther King Jr.

   As we commemorate the 85th anniversary of Reverend Martin Luther King’s birthday we must reflect on all aspects of this dynamic, godly young man’s varied belief system. Known mainly and understandably as something of an American Ghandi, the paladin of non-violent release from the American republic’s ingrained tradition of institutional racism, he is venerated …

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Jan 19

How Do I Live Without Fear?

“Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; For you are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me” (Psalm 23:4). “When I am scared, God will help me,” says Joseph, age 7. “And if a burglar is coming into my house, God will …

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Jan 17

Rhonda Vincent and the Rage to perform Friday

LeTourneau University announces Rhonda Vincent and the Rage will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, in the S.E. Belcher Jr. Chapel and Performance Center, 2100 S. Mobberly Ave., in Longview. Tickets are still available with prices ranging from $15 to $35, plus applicable fees, based on seating. Tickets may be purchased at http://www.belchercenter.com/2013/index.html or by …

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Jan 12

How Can God Help Me When I’m Really Down?

“He restores my soul; He leads me in the paths of righteousness for His name’s sake” (Psalm 23:3). “It means he fixes our soul,” says Graham, 8. “When we are down, he puts us back on our feet,” adds Wes, 10. The author of this Psalm started as a shepherd boy and became a king. …

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Jan 05

Confidence in organized religion continues to decline

According to a recent Gallup poll, Americans’ confidence in organized religion and other institutions is down. Only 46 percent said they have a “great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in church or organized religion. That’s just a single point away from being the lowest in Gallup’s history since 1973. I don’t know about …

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