Tag Archives: Bible study

Teen Wants to Become a Father

I was having Bible study with a group of incarcerated teens when one 16-year-old asked if he could speak with me privately after we finished. Later he told me he is considering getting a girl pregnant. He wanted my opinion, … Continue reading

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Restless People

 “You have made us for yourself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it rests in you.”       St. Augustine of Hippo, 400 AD Remember my friend Martha who was not interested in attending Bible study?  She said … Continue reading

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I Don’t Believe in God!

I invited a friend to Bible study.  She didn’t hesitate in her reply:  “I’m sorry, but I don’t believe in God. If God does exist, I don’t believe I should be accountable to Him.  If I’m wrong, then I’m willing … Continue reading

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Jesus Is Your Lord? NOT!

A 21-year-old stopped at our Bible table at the beach. He said he made Jesus his Lord and Savior two years ago, but he stopped reading the Bible and going to church because he felt he would be a hypocrite … Continue reading

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Why is Good Friday Good?

It was Easter week and I was fishing off the pier with our eight-year-old grandson. We untangled the lines, baited the hooks, then sat on the bench to wait for a catch.  I’m thinking to myself, “This is going to … Continue reading

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A Man Sitting on the Sand

I was walking on the beach and met a man sitting on the sand with his baby.  Juan was waiting for his wife and kids while they played in the surf. I admired his baby and then visited with him … Continue reading

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Enemies in County Jail

One night I was doing Bible study with two men in county jail who were enemies. They were in the medical unit,  as one had a broken leg and the other diabetes. They lived four cells apart.  I’d spend time … Continue reading

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University Student Finds Jesus

One November evening Alfred returned to his university apartment to discover one of his apartment-mates sitting on his bed.  He was reading Alfred’s Bible! Jeff had questions and they stayed up late discussing God and the Bible.  Alfred then invited … Continue reading

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Church at the Assisted Living Facility

I did a Sunday afternoon church service for a local assisted living facility.  Two friends came along to help. I had my guitar so we could do some simple worship songs. This establishment has some residents who are memory impaired. … Continue reading

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I Read Your Letter Over & Over

I had been married four years when I attended my first Bible study and then gave my life to Jesus Christ. He entered my life and changed it completely. I became a new person! I still remember that first week … Continue reading

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