Category Archives: Bible Inspire; nuggets of truth.

Were You There?

        The Negro Spiritual song, “Were you There” evokes our senses to the death, burial, and rising again of Jesus, our Lord.  The tune is a mournful sound and the meter is slow moving.  The stirring words:  sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble almost causes one to want to shun the whole experience …

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“God Knows” a poem story

Yes, I am one of those people who occasionally sits down with a book of poetry to read just for pleasure.  I can’t write it at all!  I depend on those to understand the metical value of words.  This morning I came across this poem with which I am familiar,  however, I did  not know the …

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Chasing Away the Darkness

I have been slowly working my way through Philippians in a weekly Bible study group.  The more and longer I think about it, possibly the most significant portion in Philippians is chapter 2, verses 14-17. I am aware that most teachers would favor the earlier verses in the same chapter where we see the humility …

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We Never Know

Recently I wrote on the numbering of our days.  Only God, our Father, knows when we will draw our last breath.  A wise former pastor of mine told us in youth group (yes, fifty years ago or more) that we should be ready to “pray, preach or die at a moment’s notice.”  It stuck with …

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Bow the Knee

The only person I have ever heard sing this is by Kirk Talley.  Since he is from East Tennesee and I lived there for many years, I am more familiar with him and the Telley Trio.  The words are powerful and Kirk does a wonderful, controlled job of recording it.  Words in bold is my …

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I Want to be Somebody!

Sometimes I plod through the book of Numbers.  It can be a challenging book to absorb.  Then there are days when I can’t stop reading it!  Chapter 15 begins a narrative that is interesting but not absorbing; the narrative spills into chapter 16 which takes on more interest.  This is not dry listing of laws …

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The Sin Factor 2

A reader suggested this song to go along with the piece I posted earlier today.  It is an excellent support to the once and done sacrifice of Jesus. I hope this works, I am doing something new today.

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The Sin Factor

In June I completed the reading of the entire Bible and started over again for one cannot possibly absorb enough of the Word of God.  Every reading of it should be fresh and most of the time for me, that is true.  The Word of God is a living thing.  We know that by verification …

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Unshakable Faith

Power is used in two suggested ways:  authority, and dynamite.  This hunger for power is evident in so many ways in our world.  From the little dog marking territory to the Oval Office of our nation someone strives to be the most powerful.  The person who seeks power wants to make decisions for others.  The …

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After Easter

Jesus made several appearances during the forty days He was on earth after the resurrection. This week I used some of these post resurrection events in the weekly devotional I deliver to groups.  I always taught similar lessons to my Children’s Church groups in all the years I taught them.  So many teachers fail to …

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