Fearing the Lord

‘‘The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom…. ” Ps. 111:10 “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.” That is a text most of us have learned and repeated ever since we were “knee-high to a grasshopper.’’ We’ve heard it at home, we’ve learned it in Sunday School and grade […]

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Our Joy is in Jesus First

During the month of December, our family received many Christmas cards bearing merry greetings, glad tidings, and blessed wishes. I noticed that many of the captions in the cards spoke of one topic: “Wishing you JOY of the Christmas season.” “May the JOYS of the season be yours all year through.” “We pray unmeasured JOY […]

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Be Ye Hearers…And Doers

“Hi! Whatcha doing tonight?” “I don’t know. ‘Gone in 60 Seconds’ is showing at the theater. I heard that’s pretty good.” “Oh, yeah? We could do that—there’s nothing else to do.” “How about you? What are you doing tonight?” “Oh, my folks said I have to go to this dumb church-doing. I don’t know, some […]

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