Contributed on Jul 13, 2015
The outgrowth of a personal relationship with Christ is a commitment to truth, love, and morality.
Several years ago I traded at a dry cleaner that has since gone out of business. One week I intended to drop off my clothes, but for some reason or other I never stopped by. Finally, on my way to the office that Friday morning, I had time. When I walked in, two ladies were at the counter. They ...read more
Contributed on Aug 5, 2015
Your love has limits.
INTRODUCTION If you do not want something read, do not write it on a postcard. Several years back a friend of mine pastored in a small, rural town in Oklahoma. Because he did not have a church secretary, he personally went to the Post Office to get his mail where Post master was not a ...read more
Contributed on Aug 25, 2015
We are to love and live the truth.
There is something about brevity that makes a message all that more emphatic. I was pacing up and down a hallway outside a delivery room on April 16, 1976. I was trying to be calm and collected, but I acted more like a caged lion. Suddenly a big door swung open and a gowned nurse was holding ...read more
Contributed on Sep 16, 2015
Christians demonstrate their salvation through obedience to the command of Christ to love others as He loved.
In 2004 we learned of the abuse and humiliation of Iraqi prisoners at the hands of American soldiers because of pictures and videos made public by Australian television. Iraqi terrorists immediately made their own film as they brutally beheaded American civilian John Berg. In the film, they ...read more