Category Archives: sin

FORGIVEN SINS ARE GONE

The book “Then Sings My Soul” (Robert Morgan) has a selection on the origin of the hymn “Whiter Than Snow.” He cites various analogies used in Scriptures to describe God’s forgiveness of sins.   Read, meditate, and enjoy these: “Micah 7:19 … Continue reading

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WHAT’S YOUR PRICE (Part 5)

DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH For a few days I’ve been talking about what one will “sell out” for. Let me change the thought to what will one “hold out” for. I saw a beautiful blonde on a talk show.. She … Continue reading

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WHAT’S YOUR PRICE? (Part 4)

  A TEST I ALMOST FLUNKED! In my school I had a reputation of being an outstanding teacher, respected by administration, parents, teachers, and students. I was lead teacher, assigned to committees, in charge when the principle was gone, all … Continue reading

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WHAT’S YOUR PRICE (Part 3)

Let me tell a story on myself. You can tell it was a long time ago – tank full of gas for under $20! As usual I was in a hurry. I had to get to where I was going … Continue reading

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WHAT’S THE PRICE? (Part 2)

The multi-millionaire swaggers up to the beautiful red head, and says, “Would you spend the weekend with me at the Hilton for a million dollars?” With her best alluring smile she answered, “Oh, yes, that sounds so divine!” He said, … Continue reading

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WHAT’S YOUR PRICE? (Part 1)

    On the water refill booth in Walmart  I saw eight plastic sealing strips off water bottles.  I guess someone pulled the strips off eight gallons of water, then told the cashier he/she was buying refills. Maybe there was … Continue reading

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HOW SIN AFFECTS ME

Consider William Cowper’s hymn from the mid 1700s, “O for a Closer Walk with God.” The third verse surely is not something we can get excited about. “Return, O holy Dove, return, Sweet messenger of rest! I hate the sins … Continue reading

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MORE 2nd NIV GRIPES

A way-back-when story. It was about 1953 or 54, the church was raising money for something. Sammy and I had no money but we had just bought our first TV. We decided to give the church the TV so they … Continue reading

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INNOCENTS IN HELL? NEVER! (Part 4)

What about those who have never heard a gospel preacher nor read a gospel message?  Jesus’ message about the little children for them is as true as it is to the Christian family Consider the following ideas when pondering this … Continue reading

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INNOCENTS IN HELL? NEVER! (Part 3)

In part 2 of this series, I gave you a run down of my “sins” and what I believe was a progression to sin against God.  Sins against God are deliberate choices made in rebellion or disobedience to his word … Continue reading

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