Monthly Archives: February, 2016

Will the Real Evangelical Please Stand Up?

The word, evangelical, is an adjective.  It describes a person who identifies himself with the cause of Christ in the form of being an evangelist, thus, is a follower of Christ.  Earmarks of a follower of Christ are laid out for us in the Apostle’s Creed.  A true evangelical holds to the inerrancy of Scripture, …

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Solomon–an unhappy ending

Solomon, son of King David and Bathsheba, usually holds a place of respect in the hearts of those who read of him in the books in the Bible, I Kings, and II Chronicles.  Most Sunday School lessons laid out in quarterly plans tell about his wisdom and his building the Temple in Jerusalem.  Little else …

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Injections — Part 2

Life interruptions happen.  I am sorry for the gap between these two posts.  As promised, here is part two. A few days ago I wrote about the need to be injected with truth.  It is an important aspect of our lives to live in truth so that no one will doubt our words or our worth.  The immersion …

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Love –from my story file

This monologue has been in my file since 1970.  It is a soul-stirring story of sibling rivalry.  I have let students of mine use this in contests and programs, but it has been sitting idle in my file since 1989.  The copy is yellowed and the mimeograph ink is fading.  I thought perhaps this Valentine’s …

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Injections–Part One

Am I injected with Truth? Do I hear the truth and respond, “Yes, but. . .”? That thought filled my mind as I left the parking lot of my doctor’s office today.  About two weeks ago my eyes were injected with a clotting agent that keeps the macular degeneration stalled.  It is not one of …

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