Faith in God, Love for People

Has Your Church Changed?

Has your Church stopped singing the Old Hymns? Have they quit using the Bible you grew up with? Do they preach the whole counsel of God, or just the pleasant parts? Sadly many Churches have changed, and NOT FOR THE BETTER. They have become nothing more than worldly entertainment to get a crowd. There is no preaching against sin, nothing about repentance…

Have You Been Converted?

The Lord Jesus said, “Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.” Matt. 18:3 Peter preached, “Repent … and be converted.” Acts 3:19 The apostle Paul preached, “Repent and turn to God.” (be converted, literal translation) Acts 26:20 Dear Friend, I ask you, “Have you been converted?”…

Pray for Our Nation

We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” So begins the second paragraph of our Declaration of Independence. I would like to point your attention to the truth taught by the words “created” and “Creator.”…

True Freedom

FREEDOM is a wonderful word. According to my 1955 edition of the Oxford Dictionary, Freedom is, “1. Exemption or release from slavery or imprisonment; personal liberty. 2. Exemption from arbitrary control; independence, civil liberty. 3. The state of being FREE.” Freedom means that one is not in bondage, not a slave to anyone or any thing. Our great nation was founded upon…

Will 2017 Be YOUR Last?

I am not a prophet and do not know the future for you nor for myself. But it is certain that many who receive this paper will not be alive on January 1, 2018. This past year I witnessed as three persons passed into eternity. I presided over six funerals, including my own dear mother, and attended two others. Eight funerals in…

God’s Seventh Commandment The Sanctity of Marriage

We come now to the seventh of the Ten Commandments, which simply says, “Thou shalt not commit adultery.” This seems very simple and straight forward to understand. On the surface this command of God clearly condemns as sinners millions in our nation and thousands in our own community. Adultery is committed by any married person having sexual relations with anyone other than…