March 1, 2023 · 6:23 am
In one of his sermons W. A. Criswell told a story about the president of a great railway system who died.
“The funeral service was held at two o’clock on a weekday afternoon. At that exact moment, every train came to a dead stop. Every wheel ceased to turn. Every workman dropped his tools. Every clerk turned from his files. For three minutes, the entire vast railway system came to a complete stop.” Continue reading →
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May 28, 2012 · 6:25 am
Memory can be a wonderful blessing. It can bring smiles, laughs, or even tears of joy as we look at pictures, share stories, or just think about the good times of by gone days. One writer said, “Memory is the way of holding on to the things you love, the things you are, the things you never want to lose.” Continue reading →
May 14, 2012 · 6:25 am
Yesterday was Mother’s Day. Some of you received flowers. A nice card. Maybe candy. And of course, it’s a time to take Mom out to eat! But I hope you all remembered to give your mother the gift of honor. “Honor your mother” is commanded from the apostle Paul in Ephesians 6:2. The word “honor” means to esteem, to revere, to value, or to venerate.
My Mom, Mattie Weliever, passed from this life on December 29, 2009, but I continue to honor her. While my reasons may be different from yours, here is why I hold my Mom’s memory is such high esteem. Continue reading →