Tag Archives: Worldliness

Don’t Be a Backslider!

In the parable of the sower (Matt. 13), Jesus describes 4 types of soil. Considering the parable one concludes that we should strive to be the good soil that allows the seed to grow in our hearts and bear good … Continue reading

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Convenient Christianity

I believe many in the church have deceived themselves into thinking they can have their own “brand” of Christianity. Being a Christian is being a Christian is being a Christian. As we peruse the New Testament there were not “brands” … Continue reading

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Preaching to Please

There are many temptations unique to preachers. One is the temptation to preach an easy message, or refrain from preaching a hard message, in order to secure his livelihood. When a preacher is supported by the free-will offerings of those … Continue reading

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The More You Know, The Less You Need

I heard the above quotation from a man who was teaching his son outdoor survival skills. He was showing his son how to catch small game for food when and if he was ever in a situation that demanded such … Continue reading

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Complaining

A Reflection of Maturity The things about which a person complains is often a pretty fair indicator of his level of maturity. This is not only true in the physical realm but also the spiritual. A child once was rescued … Continue reading

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A Bad Deal!

Jesus said For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul? (Matthew 16:26). In Matthew nineteen we read of a … Continue reading

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