“Abide With Me”

Berry Head

by Robert J. Morgan Henry Francis Lyte, vicar in the fishing village of Lower Brixham, Devonshire, England, ministered faithfully for twenty-three years to his seafaring people. Though a humble couple, he and his wife, Anne, lived in an elegant estate, Berry Head. It had reportedly been provided by King William IV, who had been impressed […] Read More



No Other Foundation

by Gardner S. Hall For other foundation can no man lay than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ ( 11 For no one can lay a foundation other than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ. (ESV) ). Paul referred in this language to the foundation of the church in Corinth. The foundation […] Read More

Courageous Faith

by Paul Earnhart “For God gave us not a spirit of fearfulness; but of power and love and discipline. Be not ashamed of the testimony of the Lord, nor of me his prisoner; but suffer hardship with the gospel according to the power of God”  ( 7 for God gave us a spirit not of fear […] Read More

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Wings Like a Dove

by James W. Adams David in despair over the oppression and hate of his enemies once prayed to God, “Oh that I had wings like a dove for then would I fay away, and be at rest” ( 6 And I say, “Oh, that I had wings like a dove!I would fly away and be at […] Read More

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Grammar & The Gospel

by Kenny Chumbley Many years ago, I was invited to speak for a congregation in the Northwest. Just a few minutes after I began, an older gentleman entered the auditorium and sat in a chair against the back wall. Because I had an unobstructed view, I could see that he would occasionally jot something down […] Read More

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It Is A Small Thing That I Am Judged By You

by Whit Sasser (Wisconsin)  We read the following in 3 But with me it is a very small thing that I should be judged by you or by any human court. In fact, I do not even judge myself. 4 For I am not aware of anything against myself, but I am not thereby acquitted. It is […] Read More

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Points to Ponder

Quit griping about the local church. If it were perfect, they wouldn’t accept you. Some people are kind, polite, and sweet-spirited – until you sit in their favorite pew or get their parking space outside. Many folks want to serve God, but only in an advisory capacity. It is easier to preach ten sermons than […] Read More

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