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Parental Discipline; October 11, 2022


Proverbs 23:13-14 Do not withhold discipline from a child; if you punish him with the rod, he will not die. Punish him with the rod and save his soul from death. Talk about politically incorrect Biblical truth! In some places, … Continue reading

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Ministerial Ethics; June 2, 2022


2 Corinthians 1:12 Now this is our boast: Our conscience testifies that we have conducted ourselves in the world, and especially in our relations with you, in the holiness and sincerity that are from God. We have done so not … Continue reading

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Hiding Place; March 28, 2022


Psalm 119:114 You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in your word. “Refuge” isn’t inaccurate here, but I like the alternative term, “hiding place.” The world is a mess, and sometimes we feel like we … Continue reading

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Transformative Events; December 25, 2021


Luke 2:20 The shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things they had heard and seen, which were just as they had been told. This is obviously a very familiar verse, and a catchy little chorus has been … Continue reading

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Learning Obedience; November 1, 2021


Hebrews 5:8-10 Although he was a son, he learned obedience from what he suffered and, once made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey him and was designated by God to be high priest in the … Continue reading

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Evangelism; January 4, 2021


1 Peter 3:1-2 Wives, in the same way be submissive to your husbands so that, if any of them do not believe the word, they may be won over without words by the behavior of their wives, when they see … Continue reading

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Parenting; October 15, 2019


Proverbs 13:24 He who spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is careful to discipline him. This is certainly a forgotten verse in much of society today! The 20th Century had lots of psychologists who insisted … Continue reading

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Marriage; April 26, 2018


Malachi 2:16 “I hate divorce,” says the Lord God of Israel, “and I hate a man’s covering himself with violence as well as with his garment,” says the Lord Almighty. So guard yourself in your spirit, and do not break … Continue reading

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Punishment; February 19, 2018


Jeremiah 30:11 “I will discipline you but only with justice; I will not let you go entirely unpunished.” God is too good a father not to punish when it is needed. He doesn’t punish any of us as severely as … Continue reading

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