Monthly Archives: July 2011

The Response

Next Saturday, August 6th, there is going to be something bigger than an NFL game in Hosuton’s Reliant Stadium.  Texas Governor Rick Perry has called for a day of prayer and fasting in response to the crises that our nation … Continue reading

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Samuel Rutherford’s Five Lessons From the Furnace

In 1636 Samuel Rutherford, pastor of the Scottish church of Anwoth, was removed from his pulpit during a time of religious persecution.  Sent into exile into Aberdeen, Rutherford, at first despondent, found grace that gave him a seldom-equaled walk with … Continue reading

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“The Root of All Evil”

Habakkuk 2:4a                “The Root of All Evil”                  July 24, 2011       There is a verse of scripture that is often misquoted; virtually everyone here has heard it: “Money is the root of all evil.”  But I Timothy 6:10 actually does NOT say “money … Continue reading

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Am I An Old Dog?

You know the old saying: “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.”  Sometimes I wonder if I’m becoming an “old dog” and don’t know it.  I don’t “feel” old (usually!).  In fact, a few weeks back, Cheryl & I … Continue reading

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The Great Mouse Hunt

One of our church members began a Facebook post today with the words: “There is a mouse in my house …”.  I wrote that I thought that sentence would make a good opening for a children’s book!  It also reminded me of … Continue reading

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The Word That Sustains In Difficult Days

Habakkuk 2:1-3     “The Word that Sustains in Difficult days”  July 17, 2011      In the midst of the Branch Davidian crisis a few years back, when David Koresh’s compound outside of Waco, Texas, was stormed by Federal officers, there was a somewhat humorous … Continue reading

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Our Triune God

Ephesians 2:18                    Our Triune God               Sun. p.m. July 10, 2011      Several weeks ago, in my report from the SBC, I mentioned how one of the speakers talked about the importance of the Christian doctrine of the Trinity, and yet how … Continue reading

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