Tag Archives: SONG: 7 TIMES A DAY

Courtship Then Marriage

I know a tall, handsome, athletic young man who graduated from high school with honors.  He has a girlfriend — but they don’t date! Oops! Excuse me!  I’m told she’s NOT his girlfriend!  They just like each other. According to … Continue reading

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The Third Commandment

The Third Commandment tells us not to take the Lord’s name in vain. People can dishonor God by their actions—doing something in the name of God with wrong motives.  But I believe this commandment is speaking specifically to the way … Continue reading

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It’s 1 AM and I’m Lonely

Our young friend Rick was in his third year at the university.  It was 1 AM on a Saturday night when his phone rang. “Hey Rick! It’s Michelle!  My roommate went home for the weekend and I’m feeling kinda lonely … Continue reading

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Don’t Say “I Love You” for Six Months?

When our young friends Susan and Mark were dating, they read a book together.  It suggested that couples not discuss marriage for six months. “Nor should one say, ‘I love you’ for six months.  In fact, you should not say, … Continue reading

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Charlie’s Ants

Thomas was 15-years-old and incarcerated for the fourth time.  This was his first time in my Bible study and he asked deep and thoughtful questions. When I finished the lesson he said he wanted to turn his life around and … Continue reading

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University Life

When Greg completed his second year in the university dorm,  he decided that having Christian roommates made it too easy to be a Christian.  He wanted to be more effective for Christ.  He decided that next year he would let … Continue reading

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How Far Can We Go and Not Sin?

John from Kentucky sent an email via Global Media Outreach:  www.globalmediaoutreach.com His question: “My girlfriend and I are Christians and we want to wait until marriage for sex.  How far can we go and not sin?  We are both 16.” … Continue reading

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Buying Fruit Trees

I purchased two fruit trees from the nursery.  Silly me—I didn’t think to ask assistance to load them into my car.  When I arrived at the car, I stood there looking at my trees, wondering how I would do this … Continue reading

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