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THE FADING BEAUTY OF THE FLOWER

“Flowers appear on the earth; the season of singing has come, the cooing of doves is heard in our land” (Song of Songs 2:12). I have always liked spring. The flowers of spring are beautiful and amazing in their detail … Continue reading

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HELP WANTED

The kingdom of Christ has the following positions available for immediate employment: Ambassadors (2 Cor. 5:20) – Must be willing to represent Christ honestly, honorably, and faithfully. Bakers (Matt. 13:33) – Must be able to add leavening properly. Farmers (Matt. … Continue reading

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BLESSINGS FROM ABOVE

Although I do believe the theory of “Trickle Down Economics” in finances is legitimate, I could hardly attach that mentality to God’s blessings. They do come ‘down” from above (Ephesians 1:3; James 1:17), but we certainly couldn’t call the amount … Continue reading

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WHO IS YOUR TWIN?

A young girl of 14 gave birth to twins in a small town in Ohio. Afterwards, she disappeared — never to heard from again. The twin babies were adopted by two families in separate towns in Ohio. Jim Springer and … Continue reading

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DRIFTING

―” …And remember, brethren, we are drifting.”  With that ominous catchphrase, J.D. Tant closed the many articles he wrote in the early twentieth century for the Firm Foundation and for the Gospel Advocate. He also often used this warning to … Continue reading

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WORDS OF TRUTH

The people of God desire and strive to honor Him above all else. We wake each morning with the call to “love the Lord your GOD with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind … Continue reading

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“AND ON EARTH PEACE….?”

More than 25 centuries ago, the prophet Isaiah hailed the coming Christ as “The Prince of Peace” (Isaiah 9:6). On the night of His birth the angels sang, “On earth peace, good will toward men…” (Luke 2:14). Yet since that … Continue reading

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RULES OF HAPPY LIVING

1. Count the blessings not the troubles. If we are not careful, we will let our minds dwell on trouble. 2. Live one day at a time. The past is over, the future is not yet here, but today is … Continue reading

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UNSHAKEABLE FAITH IN THE IMMOVEABLE KINGDOM

In the heat of the Civil War, Moses Lard penned this “Note to the Brotherhood” to encourage Christians: “More now than ever before in this country do even Christians need to be placed completely under the influence of Christianity. In … Continue reading

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THE END OF THE MATTER

Stephen Covey famously suggested that one of the habits of highly effective people is that they “begin with the end in mind.” I was thinking of that phrase recently while studying the book of Ecclesiastes at the very time that … Continue reading

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