Archive for March, 2009

On Purpose! The Importance of a Christian Education

Saturday, March 28th, 2009

What is the importance of a Christian education?  As Christians we need a “Christian education.”  As Christian parents we should strive to teach our children what we have learned from our studies.  And as parents we should also emphasize the importance of getting our children to Bible Classes and to church services so that they […]

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Wonders from the Word – Praying for Strength (Nehemiah 6:9)

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

I wonder…do we really want to pray like we so often do, for strength?  Do we understand what that implies?  Are we ready to accept the consequences of praying for strength? The way we often act, we don’t want strength.  Why? We don’t want the

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Wonders from the Word – What Are We Advertising? (Titus 2:10)

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

Are we advertising what we think we are?  Driving down the road in Tennessee, I noticed a billboard.  “Heaven or Hell – Your Choice.”  Under “Heaven” the billboard listed John 3:16.  Under “Hell” they listed…their phone number!  For some reason I don’t think they were advertising what they were advertising – “If you want to […]

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On Purpose! Right Reactions to Being Wronged

Saturday, March 14th, 2009

Every one of us has been wrong.  Every one of us has wronged somebody.  And every one of us has been wronged.  What do we react to being mistreated?  Remembering that we have wronged others, and remembering the times when we were wrong, can help us in handling being the recipient of such bad behavior.  […]

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Wonders from the Word – Nicknames (John 1:42)

Saturday, March 7th, 2009

Nicknames can be uplifting, fun or derisive.  Some, called diminutives, are simply altered forms of formal names – Nick is a nickname short for Nicolas.  Perry is short for Perrynoid.  Parents often give nicknames to their children…and no I will not embarrass mine…at least this time.  Sports are filled with nicknames – Do you know […]

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