Tag Archive: Scripture

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

THE GRAVE DOESN’T WRITE THE FINAL CHAPTER

By: James J. Jackson I recently lost a good friend and neighbor, Dan Goff from colon cancer. Dan was a man of great integrity with a strong set of values. He loved people unconditionally, and spent his life uplifting and encouraging others; always willing to volunteer his time and talents. Dan was a talented musician …

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Sep 29 2013

We are what we worship

There are some religions in the Orient that follow practices that are condemned by Scripture and society. A member of one of them was jailed for robbery and murder which was part of his “faith.” While imprisoned he was visited by a missionary who shared with him the message of salvation. After he accepted Christ, …

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Apr 17 2012

A “Christian view” of immigration?

By: William Cripe Sr. A “Christian view” of immigration is challenging.  I openly confess, sometimes my “Americanism” clouds my Christianity. Since the Scriptures tell the story of a nation whose very history is one of divinely directed immigration, the issue might seem pretty straightforward.  In reality, the Bible does not deal with it directly. By …

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