Tag Archive: sin

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 14 2014

What Will You Do When You See God? (Part 2)

“When I see God, he’ll make a rainbow for me,” says Ally, 5. “He’s gonna show me how to make one. He’s gonna sit down in the grass and eat an apple with me.” Ally’s answer is more than cute. It could be insightful as well. Who knows the entire capabilities of a resurrected body …

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Sep 07 2014

What Will You Do When You See God? (Part 1)

“When I see God, I will give him a big hug,” says Whitney. “Then I will go say ‘hi’ to all the people in Bible times. Then I will ask him everything I ask my parents that they can’t answer.” Whitney, I’m sure your parents will rejoice with you. “I will fall down on my …

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Nov 10 2013

Guarded by God

There was a large stag – a red-coated deer – that roamed through the hills of Rome. No one ever came near it or tried to capture or kill it. It was protected by Caesar and all were forbidden to disturb it. On its sides were the words, “Touch me not! I belong to Caesar.” …

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Nov 03 2013

The wonder of work

Years ago a “hobo” came to the back porch as my mother sat there “shelling peas.” “Pardon me, Ma’am, but could you spare a meal to a starving traveler?” Graciously, but firmly, my mother responded and said she would be happy to provide a meal but he would have to do some yard work first. …

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Sep 22 2013

What kind of love is this?

  “You know how much I love you, Josie – more than anyone or anything in the world!” began his text message. “Can’t wait until I see you this evening. Will be there if I don’t go to the ball game with Rob. Love, Steve.” It didn’t take Josie long to erase the message and …

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Aug 28 2013

Finding life

A Roman soldier once asked his superior for the privilege of speaking to Julius Caesar. His request was granted and when he approached Caesar, he plead for permission to end his life. Looking at the man who stood before him the general saw a man who led a wretched and worthless life. After a moment’s …

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Aug 24 2013

Et Tu, Buddhist? – In every war, both sides claim that God’s on their side.

Throughout the centuries people have killed each other in vast numbers for the very best of reasons — religion. Oh they’ve done it for other reasons too — money, politics, geography, skin color, revolution — but never with more enthusiasm than when the cause was holy. From the early Christian martyrs to the Crusades to …

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