Monthly Archives: May 2014

So What’s Your Name?

You guard your identity, your good name. How is your life different because of the name, Christian? Acts 11:19-30 describes the time the believers were first called “Christians.” In Christ’s name tell the good news. Be willing to cross barriers … Continue reading

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Could You Oppose God?

You are the person on the scene. A decision has to be made now! But then listen to the Monday morning quarterbacking. In Acts 11:1-18 Peter has to defend his visiting the home of the Gentile, Cornelius, preaching to him … Continue reading

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From Every Nation

As deep as some of the racial divisions have been in our country, the gulf between Jews and Gentiles in the first century likely ran deeper. Acts 10 describes God breaking down those walls of division. Be thankful that God … Continue reading

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Everlasting Life!

In my senior year of seminary I preached in a small Orthodox Presbyterian Church in western Pennsylvania. My hostess was an elderly lady, to all appearances frail and helpless. But when she prayed at the breakfast table, and when I … Continue reading

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What’s the Problem with Easter?

[This recently appeared in The Newberg Graphic] At the risk of sounding like a springtime Ebenezer Scrooge, bah humbugging my way through dogwood blossoms and tulip gardens, let me ask, “What’s the problem with Easter?” It’s not that I am … Continue reading

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