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Little Town of Bethlehem

The little town of Bethlehem was known for four things, and each of them teaches us a lesson about Jesus.

A New You in the New Year

This sounds like a commercial line from a weight loss clinic, a fitness club, a hair salon, or a skin cream company, but it's...

Why Do Bad Things Happen?

The most commonly asked question about God—which has been called the “Achilles Heel” of Christianity—is, “Why does a loving, all-powerful God allow suffering in His world?”

Paternity Determined in Bethlehem Case

Where paternity of a child is in question, a court determines paternity based initially upon sworn statements and then upon testimony or other evidence. In...

The Restoration Plea

The Restoration Plea has been taught in our land for two centuries now, yet many in this generation have not heard it. It says: Let...

In Pursuit of Faith

Faith is the foundation upon which all the virtues are laid. It is the center from which the diameter of the Christian life is...

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Little Town of Bethlehem

The little town of Bethlehem was known for four things, and each of them teaches us a lesson about Jesus.

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David is one of the most popular characters in the Bible. He triumphed over a lion, a bear, and a giant. He maintained integrity while...

Paternity Determined in Bethlehem Case

Where paternity of a child is in question, a court determines paternity based initially upon sworn statements and then upon testimony or other evidence. In...

Is it wrong to celebrate Christmas?

  For most of the religious community, Christmas is celebrated as the day of Jesus' birth. We often see signs and other items with phrases...

We See Jesus

  We see His sacrifice: what He gave up (Philippians 2:8; cf. 2 Corinthians 8:9). We see His suffering: what He went through (1 Peter 2:21–24;...

10 Guidelines for the New Year

In your relationship with . . . GOD: Be prayerful. Remember dependence and helplessness in your relationship with God are prerequisites for spiritual health. How...

A New You in the New Year

This sounds like a commercial line from a weight loss clinic, a fitness club, a hair salon, or a skin cream company, but it's...

When David Really Messed Up

David is one of the most popular characters in the Bible. He triumphed over a lion, a bear, and a giant. He maintained integrity while...

What to Expect on Your First Visit

A warm welcome, but not a twenty-question interrogation. We know the value of low-key. A simple service—no showy production—just ordinary people offering God sincere worship. Communion...

How to Be Healthier and Better Looking

We have all had those times when we looked in the mirror and have been unimpressed with what we saw. So here are some...

The Remedy for Judging

1) Love. Love is always slow to expose, always eager to believe the best, always hopeful, always patient (1 Corinthians 13:7; cf. 1 Peter 4:8). The...

10 Guidelines for the New Year

In your relationship with . . . GOD: Be prayerful. Remember dependence and helplessness in your relationship with God are prerequisites for spiritual health. How...

A Mom’s Worth

An article in Forbes asks, “Think you can put a price on motherhood?”

How to Be Healthier and Better Looking

We have all had those times when we looked in the mirror and have been unimpressed with what we saw. So here are some...

The Remedy for Judging

1) Love. Love is always slow to expose, always eager to believe the best, always hopeful, always patient (1 Corinthians 13:7; cf. 1 Peter 4:8). The...

I Am Thankful For . . .

I am thankful for . . . the wife who says it’s hot dogs tonight because she is home with me and not out with...

Move Along

When Christian Herter was governor of Massachusetts, he was running hard for a second term in office. One day, after a busy morning chasing...

A Mom’s Worth

An article in Forbes asks, “Think you can put a price on motherhood?”

Building a House is not the same as Building...

On July 21, 1983, 288 construction workers were waiting for the sound of the gun that would mark the beginning of construction on a...

Forgive, as God Forgives

Years ago a young man quarreled with his father and left home. He kept in touch with his mother and wanted badly to come home...

My Daddy Prays for Me

When Daddy prays, the house gets still; His voice is slow and deep. We shut our eyes; the clock ticks loud. So quiet we must keep. When Daddy...

So You Want to Be a Good Parent?

What are the basics for those who desire to be the kind of parents God wants? Let me suggest four: Shower them with love Children are...

Jesus’ Adult Relationship with His Mother

We hear much talk about child abuse, and it is a great social evil. But there is another evil that needs addressing: parent abuse...

The Restoration Plea

The Restoration Plea has been taught in our land for two centuries now, yet many in this generation have not heard it. It says: Let...

I’m Looking for a Church That Is Not So…

Many thousands of people search out a new church each year. They often research congregations in their area, ask around, and then personally visit...

You Should’ve Seen What Happened on Sunday

The view from the pulpit is often interesting. People are so used to watching unresponsive TV and computer screens that they forget preachers can...

The Way to Heaven

Most people when asked will say and honestly believe that they are going to heaven, but it is important to be absolutely sure! There is...

King Jesus’ Kingdom

Jesus is offering citizenship in His kingdom right now. Won’t you take Him up on it?

Christianity Without Denominationalism?

Can you have a church without it being a denomination? Yes! By following the Gospel pattern Jesus and His apostles taught, we can duplicate today the dynamic church found in the Book of Acts.

God’s Amazing Grace

In his historical novel based on the life of Lincoln, Gore Vidal pictures a cabinet meeting when it was evident that the South would...

Once Saved, Always Saved?

Robert R. Taylor, Jr., comments that the possibility of apostasy is taught in over 2,500 places in Holy Writ. Old testament Consider a sampling from the...

27 Things We Are Saved By…

Things to Which Salvation Is Ascribed Christ’s words (John 6:63). The Holy Spirit (John 16:8; Titus 3:5). Faith (Romans 10:10). Repentance (Luke 13:3; 2...

Can we be saved like the thief on the cross?

The thief on the cross didn't get baptized, so how did Jesus say he would be with Him in paradise? First, the thief on the...

The World’s Most Popular Thief

History’s most popular thief is the one who died on a cross beside Jesus. He is one of the best-known characters in the Bible,...

What About the Thief on the Cross?

There is no doubt that the man we know as the thief on the cross was saved by Jesus. Jesus told him, "Today shalt...

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