Bible

The Eternal Word

John begins his Gospel with a profound treatise about the eternal nature and deity of Christ. Christ is described as the Word (John 1:1), who was with God and was God. He is the one who made all things (John 1:3). Indeed, when you read Genesis 1, everything that was created was created by the…

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Why do you come to Jesus?

In the first chapter of John we see many different people coming to Jesus for many different reasons. The Pharisees came to investigate a possible threat to their own position and power. Jesus asked two of the first disciples to follow Him what they were seeking (John 1:38). They wanted to be with Jesus and…

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The Treasure of Knowledge

The Treasure of Knowledge

This week the National Center for Education Statistics released the results of a study, which found that over ninety-four percent of teachers spent their own money on providing supplies and learning resources for their students, with each spending an average of $479. This information is coming to light at a time when many teachers around…

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Overlooking Important Details

Overlooking Important Details

Last week a Southwest Airlines flight made an emergency landing after a piece of the engine burst through a cabin window mid-flight. The cabin immediately lost pressure, and the oxygen masks deployed. Photos of the traumatic event surfaced on social media. Aviation officials were quick to point out that most of the passengers pictured wore…

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Wandering Strays

Wandering Strays

Recently there has been much said in our community about stray dogs wandering around town. These animals can be a nuisance, chasing after animals and cars, destroying property, and causing neighbors to worry about their safety. Yet, most of these animals have a home where people love them and enjoy having them around. For one…

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Unclaimed Fortunes

Unclaimed Fortunes

On August 26, 2017, at a Sam Food Mart in Lewisville, TX some nameless individual purchased a lottery ticket worth one million dollars. However, winning lottery tickets are only redeemable for a limited time. After the expiration of 180 days, on Thursday, February 22nd the ticket became totally worthless. Whoever the lucky, or perhaps unlucky,…

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