Category Archives: Foundation of faith

Prayer Request

I hear someone say, “Prayer, ha! What good is that?”  Then I sense God saying, “Here’s someone to pray for.”  

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Hookup Christianity?

Per the “Hookup Culture,” sex is about how good it feels, no commitment required. It occurs to me that this is exactly what some people want in Christianity: just to feel good, no commitment required.   Luke 10:27 (NIV) Love … Continue reading

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For Better or Worse?

  Hugh Hefner died last week. His impact on American culture can’t be denied. Was it for better or worse?   There was some good in it There was no good in it It would have happened, with or without … Continue reading

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Founding Failings

  Lately, some of our founding fathers are being written off because of their failings. What do you think?   It’s only fair Give ’em a break I need to think on that I’ve been thinking . . . How … Continue reading

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Best Defense

“From war’s alarms, from deadly pestilence,   be Thy strong arm our ever sure defense.” Daniel C. Roberts God of Our Fathers, Whose Almighty Hand, 1876 (written for a Vermont Centennial celebration)

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God’s Outstretched Hand

  Psalm 33:12 Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord.     God’s protective hand stands between his nation and disaster. What happens to that protective hand when the people decided that they don’t want him to be … Continue reading

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Did Prayer Work?

Over the weekend, my Facebook news feed was filled with prayers. So what do you think? Did the prayers deflate Irma’s power?   James 5:16 (NLT) The earnest prayer of a righteous person has great power and produces wonderful results.

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What’s God Thinking?

  Floods, wind, fire. Is God judging America? What do you think?     Absolutely! We have it coming He wants the people to turn to him—this will do it It our opportunity to show how good we are This … Continue reading

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Don’t Quit Studying

You might retire from your job. Never retire from Bible study. Psalm 1:2-3 (ERV) They love the Lord’s teachings     and think about them day and night. So they grow strong,     like a tree planted by a stream— a tree that produces … Continue reading

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Good Reason for Study

“The Bible will keep you from sin,   or sin will keep you from the Bible.” Dwight L. Moody, 1837-1899 (this guy was so good at Bible study, the school he stated has been teaching the Bible for 130 years) … Continue reading

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