Are You A Believer Or A Doubter?

   Sometimes it’s good to take a familiar story out of its original context so that we can look at it in a different light. Take the story of Zacharias and Mary, for example. Don’t worry, you’ll know who I’m talking about in a moment. We find their story in the Gospel of Luke, the first chapter. Is this a good enough hint? I’m talking about Mary, the earthly mother of our Lord, and Zacharias, the father of John the Baptist. Both sons were announced by the angel...

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Faith Walking

    O.K. Everybody up! Hands on your hips! Now, bend over and touch those toes! Uh, is there anybody here who can help me stand back up? Just kidding, folks, but this is not one of my daily exercises. Walking would be good, though. A lot of you do walk for exercise. I remember two people in Huntsville, where we lived for a while, who walked every day, and this was in the heat of the summertime! Their walking clothes became wet with sweat. I thought...

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Even The Least Of These

   A Ph.D. by the name of Richard Carlson has written a book entitled, “Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff...and it’s all small stuff”. The title goes on to declare, “Simple Ways To Keep The Little Things From Taking Over Your Life”. The whole book is filled with helpful pieces of advice about how you can gain control of the circumstances of your life rather than let the circumstances of your life gain control of you. Have you ever felt that way before? Like your life...

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Is Anything Too Hard For The Lord?

When a scientist tells someone that there are 5,283 stars in the sky, he believes it. When he tells someone that the earth is round and is so many miles from the sun, he believes that too. But when a painter hangs a sign that says, “Wet Paint”, what happens? Somebody’s got to touch it! Right? Well, why in the world do we take a scientist’s word for something we can’t count or can’t measure and call it true, but yet for a sign that’s plain as day hanging...

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