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Walking Through The Valley Of Death

January 15, 2001

Christmas 2000 will forever be significant for me. On December 20th, while settling in to watch a movie on television, I was hit with a force in my chest that was like someone had dropped a refrigerator on me. Breathing … (read more)

The Measurement Of Time

October 15, 2000

One of our writers mentioned recently about waiting patiently for God in His good time. It got me to thinking about our confusion regarding time, because we English-speaking people have but one word to describe the passing of time: "time". … (read more)

Our Friendly Ghost

July 29, 2000

As a child growing up, I must have missed a Sunday or two when the topic or sermon was presented on the Holy Ghost, as the Holy Spirit was called back then. Anyway, I went through life with my mind … (read more)

God In All Things

July 10, 2000

A gang of guys from church were doing a yard clean-up for an elderly lady in our congregation. In her front yard were some of those massive oak trees seen in the deep south — those that spread their branches … (read more)

Saving The Best For Last

May 25, 2000

Each day I receive about twenty or thirty e-mails. In that pile of "required reading", there is trash, some jokes, reference to web-sites, and letters from home. Somewhere sandwiched in between that pile is the Daily devotional. Today I noticed … (read more)

Clear Channel To God

May 11, 2000

Why did Jesus command us to be perfect if we cannot be perfect? In Sunday School a few weeks ago as we discussed the meaning of Lent, I silently reflected on how difficult it is to strive for Christian perfection … (read more)

Do Not Worry About Your Life

March 30, 2000

Why I have been led to submit this piece is a mystery to me. There are folks that have suffered, and are suffering, in much greater circumstances than mine. Nearing the age of sixty, I was downsized and reorganized (politically … (read more)

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