Category Archives: DOCTRINE

Bible Clubs in Public School?

I was asked to speak to the church women in a nearby community.  My topic was Outreach.   I shared several opportunities available for women to reach a needy world with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The biggest response was to … Continue reading

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Astrology is Bunk!

I have a friend who was seriously following astrology. Indeed, astrology had become her religion! Unfortunately, she would repeatedly tell me her problems.  I finally said, “Look, I have problems too! But I take my problems to God. Why don’t you … Continue reading

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I’ll Come to Bible Study TWICE

I still remember T’s response when I invited her to Bible study.  She became quiet, then took a deep breath and said, “I’ll come twice.” She did come twice.  I said nothing, but I prayed.  The third week she was … Continue reading

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Devotions with Grandsons

We were sharing a hotel room with two of our young grandsons. I decided to have devotions before our bedtime prayer. I took out the Gideon Bible from the bedside table and began reading from the book of John.  I’d … Continue reading

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The Most Exciting Day of Your Life

When her first grandchild was born she was ecstatic!  She exclaimed to her son-in-law, “Isn’t it wonderful?  Isn’t this the most exciting day of your life?” His reply:  “No, I can’t say that it is.”           … Continue reading

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A Precious Friend is Gone

Anne-Marie was diagnosed with a terminal illness only months ago!  She was one of my most precious friends. Now she’s gone. We met years ago in the waiting room of an infertility specialist, as neither of us had been able … Continue reading

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Why Did You Come Tonight?

I had a responsive group of minors in my Bible study at the juvenile hall.  I asked them why they had come.  Their answers were typical: “I need to find God” or “I’ve messed up and I need to turn my … Continue reading

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Young Man From China Despairing

Recently as an online missionary for Global Media Outreach, a young engineer from China wrote.  He said his girlfriend had broken up with him and he was despairing over his loss. Could I offer any reason for him to go … Continue reading

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What is a Saint?

According to the Bible, a saint is a follower of Jesus Christ.                                              Romans 16:15,   1 Corinthians 1:2. Scripture urges us to pray for the saints in Ephesians 6:18, not to them. The Bible does not instruct believers in Christ … Continue reading

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We Moved in Together

I met Mario at the beach today. He spoke of his love for his 4-year-old daughter whom he gets to see three times a week. I asked if he’d ever been married to her mother.           … Continue reading

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