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From Faith To Faith pt. 2

Soldiers need to possess a Heart of Compassion                    “Now when Jesus had entered Capernaum, a centurion came to Him, pleading with Him, saying, ‘Lord, my servant is lying at home paralyzed, dreadfully tormented.’” (Matthew 8:5-13)  A Centurion was an officer in the Roman army who commanded at least 100 (century) men. D. A.…

Power of the Resurrection

This is the time of a celebration to beat all celebrations. This is a celebration of reanimation, resurrection and victory that lead to eternal salvation. If anybody should be excited about Resurrection Sunday, it should be the believer—followers of Christ. Someone once asked me (actually, several people have asked me) how a pastor preaches the same passage every year (e.g. the birth…

From Faith To Faith

Years ago, I got shot. My son, David, shot me.  He was hiding behind the corner on the stairs.  As I cleared the corner, he shot me with an imaginary gun.  But I did not die.  To which he responded, “Dad! You’re supposed to die!”  My hope was that he only meant it playfully. When I was a very young, many boys…

Why Suffering?

     Recently I delivered a message on the subject of suffering. I had no idea that the message would resonate with so many.  However, I should have known. Why? Well, because if there is one thing that all human beings have with common it is the fact of suffering. At one time or another, we have had experience with suffering or…

Thankful For Top 10

The number 10 is one of those numbers that seems to have significance in two realms. In the realm of scientific numerology, the Milky Way is supposedly 10 million light years from earth. Ten is also representative of the whole numeral system and originates the system of calculation called decimals. Furthermore, to some ten represents completeness of order, marking the entire round…

Long As You Love Me

The denotation of the word “Love” includes the following: Having a profoundly tender, passionate affection for another person. Or to have a feeling of warm personal attachment or deep affection, as for a parent, child, spouse or friend. Love. It can drive a man to pursue a woman and vice-verse. And not so much due to physical attraction but due to a…

Not Too Old To Be Used

Here comes fall again! In this part of the country, when we remark that fall is a “time of change,” we mean it both metaphorically and physically. The faint blush that leads into the brilliant colors of autumn attests to this fact. Fall causes me to think about the stages of life. Quite frankly, I always grow melancholy and think introspectively when…