Late-Term Abortion was in the Bible!

Recently, the state of New York passed a bill to allow partial-birth and at-birth abortion–or infanticide. Sadly, other states are considering the same thing. The determining factor for killing these babies is the condition of the mother’s physical and mental health. In other words, if a mother’s hormones are out of whack during pregnancy and she’s not thinking rationally (which[…]

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Fake News Is An Old Problem

Is it just me, or is it becoming harder to discern truth from fiction–especially in the news realm? We hear a lot about “fake news,” partial truth, and slanted facts. It’s almost like people want what they believe to become the truth for everyone else to believe. This isn’t a new problem. It’s been an issue for centuries. Check out[…]

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Beware the Eli Effect

If you haven’t read it in a while, check out 1 Samuel 1-2. It’s a great story about Hannah, the woman who was unable to conceive, and Eli, the priest who was unable to perceive.. Notice that Eli remained seated while Hannah stood before the Lord and poured out her heart in prayer. Then from a distance, he made an[…]

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Uh-oh – Watch Your Words

In Matthew 25:14-30 we read the story about the master who gave three of his servants “talents” to invest. While the first two realized a gain on their investments, the third servant buried his, using the excuse that he was afraid of his master. His exact words: “I knew that you are a hard man, harvesting where you have not[…]

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A New Year’s Question

If you’re like me, when you read the book of Proverbs, you’re probably amazed at the wisdom of Solomon. He penned those proverbs in his earlier years as king. Then, something happened (not sure what) to make him became a bit cynical in his later years. He continued writing, but his words sounded like he was rethinking his own proverbs.[…]

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Christmas Questions – The People

This week we will look at a third question found in Luke 1. The first two were asked by Zechariah and Mary. Today’s question was asked by the people at the time Zechariah’s son was born. Remember, Zechariah wasn’t allowed to speak for nine months. When Elizabeth gave birth to a son, the people assumed he would be named after[…]

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Christmas Questions – Mary

This week, let’s look at a second question found in Luke 1, this one asked by Mary.  Six months previous, Gabriel had met with Zechariah and assured him that his and Elizabeth’s prayer for a child would be answered. Zechariah responded, “How can I be sure of this? I’m an old man and my wife is well along in years” (Luke[…]

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