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Grandma Olney’s Sunday School Class

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Freshly out of graduate school, I briefly served as Associate Pastor to Lena Baptist Church. Located in Lena Illinois, LBC is a small church in a small town. In fact, it was the only Baptist church in town. While at Lena Baptist, I met some very special people, one of whom was a dear elderly lady known to the congregation as Grandma Olney. Mrs. Olney taught the only presch...

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Do You Feel Like Running?

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Starting well has its challenges but continuing takes perseverance. Pastor John MacArthur, a former college track runner, illustrates this truth well. ...

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Can Grace Be Seen?

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Can Grace Be Seen? Is there evidence of God's grace in you? Can we know if someone is a believer? ...

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Why You Should Read the Bible in 2021, 4 Reasons from Scripture Itself, Part 2

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If we desire to grow spiritually, we must do as Christ’s apostle tells us and earnestly desire the pure milk of the Word. In this second part, we will discover two more important reasons that the Bible itself tells us to be Bible students. ...

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Why You Should Read the Bible in 2021, 4 Reasons from Scripture Itself, Part 1

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The Bible is the key to the Christian life. In the Bible, we discover who God is and His holy character. In the Bible, we find out our beginning and purpose. In it, we learn what’s wrong with the world and what God has done to reconcile all things to Himself. In Scripture, we find the way of salvation and the strength for living. It is in Holy Scripture that we are comma...

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What Child Is This?

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He only lived thirty-three years on earth. His ministry only lasted three and a half years. This man Jesus and his disciples “turned the world upside down.”...

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A Call to Prayer for Racial Understanding

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We all know what’s going on in our country and are grieving. Our hearts are broken for George Floyd and what’s happening in our nation. I don’t have or know the answer except that we all need to pray. We need to pray that the church of Christ would make some sense out of how to deal with this....

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No Little People

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Finally, we must pray for our leaders. In our romanticism, we tend to elevate leaders so high that they might as well be pieces of wood. They are no longer people, but symbols. We cannot stand to think of them as sinners. And this is unfair....

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How Should We Then Live?

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Recently a church in Nevada sought an injunction from the US Supreme Court to relieve them from the Nevada governor’s executive order stating that they could not physically meet to worship in groups larger than 50 persons....

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A Godly Father’s Passion

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Husbands, fathers & grandfathers ...

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