Category Archives: DOCTRINE

Would You Like Something to Read?

When I used to do Bible ministry with incarcerated youth, I’d often notice as I was leaving for home,  a woman would be sitting in the waiting room alone.  She would be waiting to pick up a son or daughter … Continue reading

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My Story: Born Again – and Healed!

We all have a story and this is mine.   I was 27 when I was born again and healed.  My life changed dramatically. It was nothing I forced on myself or worked for.  I was attending my first Bible … Continue reading

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Elohim is Plural?

I was having a discussion with an older Jewish gentleman who was studying the Torah. He said, “I know you’re a student of the Bible.  But did you know the word for God in the Bible is Elohim—and that word … Continue reading

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Nightmares in Fourth Grade

When Matt was in public school fourth grade, he began having nightmares. He said his bad dreams were about the scary stories he had to read in school!  They were not in a textbook, but were handouts that he brought … Continue reading

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Homeless Shelter for Women

I accompanied a group sponsoring a Christmas party at a homeless shelter for women.  I was invited to bring my guitar and lead in the Christmas Caroling.  I concluded the caroling with a poem:  ‘Twas The Night Before Jesus Came’  … Continue reading

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Fulfilled Prophecy Proves Jesus is Messiah

The Messiah, Jesus Christ, Savior of Mankind   by Josh McDowell The Old Testament of the Bible contains 333 references to the Messiah’s coming, many of which are considered major prophecies about the future made 400 years in advance. Genesis 3:  … Continue reading

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Reach the Dying at Christmas

Christmas is the one time of year when it’s legitimate to share the message of Jesus. Everywhere we turn there are people dying for one little drop of kindness.  People are dying from lack of hope that is gained through … Continue reading

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Gay Identity Confusion

Annie and Jason were two kids I loved and watched grow up. When they needed money I’d put them to work doing odd jobs. They loved my cooking. Perhaps it was because they were young that they’d always devour whatever … Continue reading

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Jesus Save Me!

I  was asked to visit a very ill 95-year-old woman.  She was hard of hearing and I knew her time was short. I asked her if she knew Jesus and she yelled her reply, “No! But I’d like to!” I … Continue reading

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Pilgrims Came as Missionaries!

It has been widely taught that the Pilgrims came to America in 1620 to escape persecution.  Yet The Mayflower Compact of 1620 states that the Pilgrims’ voyage to the New World was “undertaken for the glory of God and for … Continue reading

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