Faith and Religion
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A second “woe” concerns ritual that is devoid of spirit. God taunts Jerusalem to awaken them to how heartfelt worship was missing from their rituals (29:1). The city will become something … more
The words of Jesus in Matthew 5:10-12 are not a new truth. “Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are you when others … more
Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, As I write my thoughts down I go back to something that really touched me. It happened just a couple of weeks ago and I still go back to it. I … more
Seminary professors, bless ‘em, are saddled with expectations that run the gamut, and they forge on, day after day, knowing that the likelihood of having “another Billy Graham” in … more
“Woe” introduces various subjects in chapters 28-33. The Hebrew can be translated “alas,” “Destruction is certain” (NLT), or “You are doomed!” (GNB). … more
Are you tired of being called a “racist” when you aren’t one? I know I am. I’ll bet you are too. That means that we have something in common with the Aaronic priest, … more
Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, This past week we were blessed to get together with some of our grandchildren. Candice called and told us that she, Rayford, Timothy, Trae and … more
Isaiah 24-27 declares in picturesque language that God is beyond question sovereign above all and will decide the ultimate turn of events in favor of people who believe in Him.  Isaiah 27:2-5 is … more
Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, I just want to say as I begin – God is Good! All the Time! This past week Vicki went up to be with her Mom and Dad. Her Dad had a test done … more
Are you familiar with the paradox: “What happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object?” 2 Chronicles 26 poses a situation that resembles that. The characters in the … more
What are the odds that two remote communities in the far reaches of West Texas would have much in common in what we’ve called the “space race” since Russia launched Sputnik. The USA … more
As I have traveled across America from New York to California, on highways and back country roads, I always enjoy reading church signs. We as Americans love to show our faith outside our churches on … more
In the remnant’s song of trust Jerusalem will be made a “strong city” (26:1), in contrast to the prideful “unassailable city” (26:5; 25:12). The faithful find a haven … more
Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, Summer. The time when we set aside time to spend time with our families in different ways. One of things we tried to do this year was have a family … more
In our current America, one of the most beloved words is “inclusive”, therefore making the word “exclusive” one of the most despised words in the English language. Now that … more
As the dog days of summer continue on, the Pampa community will have an opportunity to get in football mode on July 31 when First Baptist Church hosts Night of Champions. The event is free to the … more
A deacon was asked by his pastor to pick up the visiting speaker at the airport. He waited patiently looking at each traveler as they came to claim their luggage. Finally, he noticed a gentleman … more
Jesus once said, “I and the Father are one” (John 10:30). This was an offensive statement to fellow Jews, so much so, they immediately picked up stones to throw at Him, not simply to … more
The significance of the Star Spangled Banner in our country’s history cannot be over emphasized. The War of 1812 was against Great Britain and in 1815 it ended in a draw. But there was a time … more
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