Posts from October 2018

Posts from October 2018

Sound Words, October 28, 2018

It Is Who He Is By Paul R. Blake Generations of Americans grew up with PBS and shows like Sesame Street and Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood, but the whole network came very close to dying an early death. In 1969, President Richard Nixon proposed halving the funding for the newly formed Corporation for Public Broadcasting, because why should there be such a thing as kids’ programming that isn’t one long barrage of advertisements for toys and snack food? The U.S. Senate…

Moments Wisdom – October 28, 2018

A Moments Wisdom –People often blame who they are on the circumstances around them. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can’t find them, they make them. –Our first words every morning should be “Here and I, send me.” –What a father says to his children is not heard by the world, but will be heard by posterity. –Tact is the art of…
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Sound Words, October 21, 2018

Life’s Little Lessons XXVI  Greatest Need, Greatest Gift “Him God has exalted to His right hand to be Prince and Savior, to give repentance to Israel and forgiveness of sins” (Acts 5:31) “Then Peter said to them, “Repent, and let every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.” (Acts 2:38) “If our greatest need had been information, God would have sent…
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Moments Wisdom – October 21, 2018

A Moments Wisdom –Sometimes a good scare is more effective than good advice. –It is a serious mistake to do nothing simply because you think you can only do a little. –If those around you seem cold, then kindle flames to warm them. –The world around us needs sunshine: mental, moral, and spiritual. If you are not able to teach, or unable to preach, you can at least learn to whistle instead of whine. –People who think they would be…

Sound Words, October 14, 2018

Getting Along With Others By Kent Heaton “But love your enemies, do good, and lend, hoping for nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High. For He is kind to the unthankful and evil. Therefore be merciful, just as your Father also is merciful” (Luke 6:35-36). Human relationships are important and one of the key characteristics of how God’s children interact with others. The world does not view dealing with…

Moments Wisdom – October 14, 2018

A Moments Wisdom –Yes, Christians are going to a special place when they die, but they need to make sure their lives are special while here. –The most difficult thing to keep to yourself is your opinion. –The surest way to go broke is to sit around waiting for a break. –To love the whole world is not hard; the problem is in trying to love the guy next door. –A perfect marriage is not when a perfect couple comes…

Sound Words, October 7, 2018

Life’s Little Lessons XXV Remembering the Sermon “Do not labor for the food which perishes, but for the food which endures to everlasting life, which the Son of Man will give you, because God the Father has set His seal on Him” (John 6:27). Several years ago the British Weekly printed a letter to the editor: “Dear Sir: I notice that ministers seem to set a great deal of importance on their sermons and spend a great deal of time…