Category Archives: Christianity

AS THE PEBBLE SINKS

The pebble sinks leaving ripples behind,            Ripples that will soon be gone. The Titanic sinks never to sail again; Stock markets sink to someone’s sorrow; Hearts sink hearing news of disaster; The sun also sinks … Continue reading

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KNOWING EVERYTHING THAT COUNTS

A few years ago, I started a speech off like this: Today I want to talk to you about my mom, Amy Rodgers Venter, and how her death affected me. Oh, I’m not talking about the pain, the agony, the … Continue reading

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OH, LORD, SEND A REVIVAL

AND SEND ONE RIGHT NOW! I, with most Christians, want one.  But how much price are we willing to pay.  Many of us are going to give a couple hours today since it is Sunday.  What things happened to bring … Continue reading

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FIRST RESPONSE

I sit and look across the lake.  Lights are beautiful.  I snap a still.  Then decide to do a video.  Beautiful as it whirls….. What’s happening?  The ferris wheel crumples to the ground. “Oh, Wow, what a shot! Reporters will … Continue reading

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BE GLAD IN HIS SALVATION

Meditation from my study in the Book of Isaiah. After a series of curses and railings against nations who do not trust in God (Chapters 13-24), I am so relieved to run onto Chapter 25, a praise to God which … Continue reading

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WITH UNVEILED FACE

2 Cor. 3:18 “And we, who with unveiled faces contemplate the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his likeness with ever-increasing glory,…” While reading this scripture in my Bible,  I noticed that at some other time I had underlined it—except … Continue reading

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GEORGIA

  Church buildings have changed!  Yes, indeed.  Church people have changed!  Yes, indeed.  My granddad spent much of his time and resources building little churches somewhat like this, often in towns on the “wrong side of the track.”  These people … Continue reading

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JESUS – THE LAMB OF GOD

NAMES OF JESUS IN THE 1ST CHAPTER OF JOHN: #9  HE WAS CALLED LAMB OF GOD: John 1:29:  The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the … Continue reading

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JESUS – THE ONE AND ONLY

  NAMES OF JESUS IN THE 1ST CHAPTER OF JOHN: #4  HE WAS CALLED ONE AND ONLY: “No one has ever seen God, but God the One and Only who is at the Father’s side, has made him known.”  This term … Continue reading

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U-TURN OR DISASTER

  Look with me at the CONDITION of prophets and priests before judgment came to Judah. God speaking through Jeremiah (6:14) “They dress the wound of my people as though it were not serious. ‘Peace, peace’ they say, and there … Continue reading

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