Contributed on Apr 24, 2016
We need a better birth if we want a better future in heaven.
Have you been following the U.S. presidential election campaign? It’s kind of hard not to with the likes of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders running for president. Perhaps you caught this news item then a couple of years ago. It has to do with Senator Ted Cruz who is also running for ...read more
Contributed on May 1, 2016
Through baptism we receive the fortune of forgiveness that Jesus left us. We also receive the Holy Spirit so that we are empowered to live a new life.
Pop star Prince has died at age 57. It’s now been reported that Prince had no last will and testament. He was apparently paranoid of signing any kind of legal document lest he somehow be swindled out of his fortune. Of course now everyone is wondering who will get his millions. His six ...read more
Contributed on May 15, 2016
How can baptism do such miraculous things?
The world has been riveted by the news out of Ft. McMurray. That beast of a forest fire has altered the lives of thousands. What amazes me is how quickly events unfolded. Many still went about their business on a Tuesday morning—attending school, visiting friends, putting in another day at ...read more
Contributed on May 22, 2016
Through baptism our debt of sin was killed, and so was our sinful nature's control over us,
On November 29, 1942, a curious looking airplane called the Grumman Duck took off from the iceberg-studded waters of Koge Bay on the south-eastern edge of Greenland. The goal of the flight crew, John Pritchard and Benjamin Bottoms, was to rescue seven members of a B-17 crew that had crashed during ...read more