Most of us dream of a life free from pain. “Pain” is an experience that is shared by all people. At the same time, there is nothing that we work harder at than to try and free ourselves from pain.
You would never know it by talking to us, but we’ve got a problem and the problem is us. Everyone has problems. Everyone struggles with problems. The difference between the point I am trying to make and the description of
Christmas Day is almost here. Christmas is an interesting time of the year here in the United States. Mention the word, “Christmas” and automatically it stirs images of nativity scenes, beautifully decorated homes with lights and tinsel, and Santa with
On Thursday night, while Herman and I were sitting at the church during our ?24 Hours of Prayer,? I was looking through old studies I had taught on Mother?s Day in years gone by. I ran across a study I
For the past several weeks Christmas has been in the air. The sounds of Christmas have echoed throughout the mall, the doctor?s office, the grocery store, and all over the airwaves. It has been impossible to escape the sights of
Years ago, a Missouri congregation listened to a young preacher who had walked twenty miles to deliver the sermon. Tired and hungry, the young preacher failed miserably. The people were unresponsive; they didn?t know he had walked the long weary
This morning we are continuing our summer study of the Parables of Jesus. During the last two weeks we have studied a trilogy of parables from Luke 15?the lost sheep, the lost coin, and the lost son. This week we
We live in a remarkable day. There are so many discoveries that have been made in our lifetime that it is truly mind-boggling. As remarkable as these days are they are not anywhere close to the greatest day ever experienced