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Authentic Thanksgiving

“But if you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners love those who love them. And if you do good to those who do good to you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners do the same. And if you lend to those from whom you […]

An Effective Ministry, A Guest-post by Randal Amos

Paul’s ministry in 1 Thessalonians 2 2:1 – Paul taught his entrance among the Thessalonians was a positive thing. What qualified the ministry to be counted as positive? 13-16 – “Ye received it [the word preached] not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God”.  Therefore the Word […]

Book review: The Miracles of Jesus: How the Savior's Mighty Acts Serve as Signs of Redemption

[Note: I received a complimentary review copy of the book in kindle format from the publisher.] Vern Poythress, The Miracles of Jesus: How the Savior’s Mighty Acts Serve as Signs of Redemption. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2016.   Given brother Poythress’ occupation and credentials – he teaches at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, PA and possesses […]

Book review: The Miracles of Jesus: How the Savior’s Mighty Acts Serve as Signs of Redemption

[Note: I received a complimentary review copy of the book in kindle format from the publisher.] Vern Poythress, The Miracles of Jesus: How the Savior’s Mighty Acts Serve as Signs of Redemption. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2016.   Given brother Poythress’ occupation and credentials – he teaches at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, PA and possesses […]

Finding The Love Of Your Life

Image found: http://visaodemenina.blogspot.com (via google images) In much of the western hemisphere, today, 14th of February, is Valentine’s Day – a commercially-driven, overly-sentimental excuse to give flowers, candy, greeting cards, and special dinners to one’s spouse/boy-friend/girl-friend, etc. Many people will experience disappointment today as they have no one to lavish these dainties upon them. Others will […]

New Year, Same Story

  From my father I inherited a fascination with cemeteries and obituaries – a morbid, but interesting hobby that leads one to the biographies and of “the dead, small and great” (Rev. 20:12.) Accordingly, I was delighted when some friends took my family on a tour of historic Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia on the […]

Blessed are the centenarians

If she were alive, my paternal grandmother, who went to be with Christ in 2003, would turn one hundred years old today.  Being of a historical cast of mind, this set me to thinking about all of the changes she saw in her comparatively long lifespan: society moving from horse-drawn conveyance to the dominance of […]

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