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Just Because You Think It, Doesn’t Make It So!

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Have you ever woke up one morning and didn’t know what day it was?

That happened to me. Yesterday.

A little background is in order. Or as my wife, Norma Jean, would say I’m getting ready to make excuses! Continue reading

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Upholding Truth In A Secular Society

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One of our regular readers, Stephen, recently responded to my post last week, “What is Truth?”

“But how you (and other socially conservative Christians) commonly define “Truth” in rigid absolute right/wrong terms sometimes pushes me away,” Stephen wrote. “In saying that God’s “Truth” is absolutely clear-cut creates the Todd Aikens of this world.”  Continue reading

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What is Truth?

Truth.2Telling the Truth or accepting something as absolute truth is definitely on the decline in our age of relativism, subjectivism, and secularism.  Our culture reminds me of this old story.

A businessman was interviewing applicants for the position of divisional manager. He devised a simple test to select the most suitable person for the job. He asked each applicant the question, “What is two and two?” Continue reading

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Bonus October Blogs from ThePreachersWord

Those who are regular readers know that I post 5 days a week—Monday-Friday.  However, this month I am participating in the Ultimate Blog Challenge.  The challenge for bloggers is to post something every day in the month of October.

My plan is to use Saturday to share a little humorous story with a short, simple moral to it.  And on Sunday to post a seed thought pertaining to the Lord’s Day.

So, to start, here’s one of my favorite stories…..  Continue reading

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Knowing When To Say “No”

Tuesday night I watched with interest several of the RNC speakers. The diversity was interesting.  Not only from the standpoint of race or gender, but of speaking style and content. Probably the most interesting contrasts were the final two speakers–Ann Romney and Governor Chris Christie.   Mrs. Romney presented a warm, personal and heart-felt plea for us to know her husband better.  And Christie was feisty, fervent and fiery in his presentation.  The governor had several quotable lines from his speech.  One that I particularly liked was this statement. Continue reading

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The Truth

Winston Churchill once said, “Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.”  This is not only true in physical and material matters, but it is often true spiritually as well.

When Jesus came to earth He was the fulfillment of Old Testament prophecy.  Over 300 statements are made by the Ancient Oracles regarding the Messiah.  Yet, John records, “he came unto his own and his own received him not” (Jn. 1:11). Continue reading

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What Do You Know?

          Leon Mauldin tells about seeing a message on a church marquee that read:  “A church with few answers, many questions, but great faith.”  On the surface that sounds good.  It sounds humble.  Here is a church open, willing to consider everything from a fresh perspective.  A church not rigid, not bound by traditionalism.  Continue reading

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