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OMG – Oh My God! (repost)

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I first published this article on December 20, 2013.  Taking God’s name in vain is serious business.  Our society in general, including so many Christians, think nothing of the blasphemous practice.  I am re-posting the article in hopes that it … Continue reading

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THE MESSIAH

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My interest in George Frideric Handel’s (1685-1759) Oratorio,  Messiah (1741), dates back to my high school days in the church youth choir.  Our Minister of Music introduced us to what I now know was a rather simplistic version of one … Continue reading

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The Last Adam

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Baker’s Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology says that “Adam” is both the proper name of the first human and a designation for humankind.” The Bible specifically refers to two men with the name Adam.  God created the first man, Adam … Continue reading

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OMG – Oh My God!


** Note:  I first published this article in December 20, 2013.  Taking God’s name in vain is serious business.  Our society in general, including so many Christians, think nothing of the blasphemous practice.  I am re-posting the article in hopes … Continue reading

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Moving On – In Accordance With God’s Will

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Background: Today is an exciting and highly emotional day for my wife and I.  It is filled with wonderful memories of the past and pleasant expectations for our future.  You see, we are in the process of moving away from … Continue reading

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From Persecutor to Persecuted

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The Positive Result of Unjust Persecution Aimed at Christians Background: I started thinking about this topic after reading an August 14, 2013 article in World Net Daily, a conservative news organization founded in 1997. Bob Unruh, a long-time Associated Press … Continue reading

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The Spindly Grapevine

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Background: These grapes date back to the 1930’s! When I was a boy I would graze on them when I visited my Great Aunt Bertha. More than 50 years later my wife and I purchased the old home place property … Continue reading

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Our Source of Courage


Background: Those of you who follow my blog site, know that recently our granddaughter Ashlyn and her husband Josh had a handsome little baby boy named Sawyer Joshua Murphy.  Little Sawyer was a WARRIOR for The Lord from the time … Continue reading

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Be Strong in The Lord!

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Background: Our granddaughter, Ashlyn, and her husband Josh are the proud parents of their first baby boy … Sawyer Joshua Murphy, born on Thursday, May 9, 2013. Sawyer was born with a rare and serious heart condition known as Tetralogy … Continue reading

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God is Faithful!!

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Background: “Baby Murphy,” our much-anticipated great-grandson has arrived!!  Our granddaughter, Ashlyn and her husband Josh are the parents of Sawyer Joshua Murphy.  Sawyer was born early Thursday morning, May 9, 2013 at 12:09am at the Gwinnett Medical Center.  Sawyer weighed … Continue reading

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