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  • Palms of praise
    Worship Him!
    "So the disciples went and did as Jesus commanded them. They brought the donkey and the colt, laid their clothes on them, and set Him on them. And a very great multitude spread their clothes on the road; others cut down branches from the...
  • Christ's Entry into Jerusalem
    A new Jerusalem: Home to all individuals, respectful to others and their Creator
    In his Lenten message this year, Pope Francis reflected upon the theme of overcoming a "globalization of indifference," with fortification from "a heart which is firm and merciful, attentive and generous" and “one which...
  • The miracle of Palm Sunday
    The miracle of Palm Sunday
    For many of us, today is the beginning of the most holy week in Christianity.With Palm Sunday, most of our churches will begin week long celebration events commemorating everything from our Lord's triumphal entry into Jerusalem to His death on...
  • Minister preached on Palm Sunday about 'Palm Sunday Crowds'
    Minister preached on Palm Sunday about 'Palm Sunday Crowds'
    On Palm Sunday, March 29, Rev. Margaret Minnicks, associate minister atNew Canaan Worship Center in Richmond, Virginia preached about "Palm Sunday Crowds." Before beginning her sermon, Rev, Minnicks emphasized that today is the beginning...
  • boycott?
    Indiana’s religious freedom law may be trampling on religious freedom
    Indiana’s new law supporting religious freedom is receiving criticism from all circles; including politicians and business owners; according to a March 29 article in Reuters. The law essentially allows corporations to fall back on their...
  • Palm Sunday
    Late Arrival
    Read Mark 11:1-11Every year the homecoming parade begins at the high school and travels down to the town’s one and only traffic light—which has all three colors now just like the big towns. Then it turns west along Sooner Drive and...
  • We serve a big God!
    We serve a Big God
    It's a tough world in which we live. Oh, how easy it would be to give in to the world's urgings to conform. How quickly we could step back across the bridge from righteousness to worldliness, without even blinking an eye if we so desired...
  • Jeffrey Dahmer photo
    Serial Killer Jeffrey Dahmer didn't feel accountable to God
    In an interview with Stone Philips in February of 1994 serial killer, Jeffrey Dahmer said "I didn't feel accountable to anybody, I didn't feel that I had to face what I done ever". "And there comes a point when a person has...
  • Sheep and goats
    Since the beginning of the world
    Read Matthew 25:31-46This stretch of Matthew’s gospel has been composed of teaching, woes to the Pharisees, Eschatology for Fishermen, two parables to describe the coming of the kingdom, and now a little prophecy with a lot of metaphor of...
  • I Walked Away - A Devotion
    I Walked Away - A Devotion
    Isaiah 42:9 (NIV)“See, the former things have taken place and new things I declare; before they spring into being I announce them to you.”As winter turns into spring, the bare trees around our house are beginning to bud and bloom. The...
  • Forty Days
    What to give up for the Holy Week
    It is Palm Sunday. We are approaching the climax of Lent and witness the betrayal of Jesus in the gospel.We started the lenten journey with Jesus' 40 days of journey in the desert, where he was tempted by the devil. We are in this same journey...
  • Columbia Biblical Studies: Palm Sunday, March 29
    Lenten meditations: Palm Sunday, March 29
    As we enter the final week ofLent, Christians throughout Columbia will be sharing their own beautifully written personal meditations. Each will be accompanied by a corresponding scripture reading, and be linked to that passage in the Holy Bible....
  • Payment
    Eternal security in 2 Corinthians
    "For no matter how many promises God has made, they are “Yes” in Christ. And so through him the “Amen” is spoken by us to the glory of God. Now it is God who makes both us and you stand firm in Christ. He anointed us,...
  • Revelation of Grace
    What God Really Wants From You
    It is often claimed that God saves people to create workers in ministry. This is false. Others claim that we must bring our best to God. Again, this is false. Many Christians believe God wants their tithes, righteousness, works, or any number of...
  • Only one worldwide Flood
    Only one worldwide Flood
    Through the centuries there has been many major floods around the world, but only one worldwide Flood in the history of the Earth. The Bible records this Flood in Genesis chapters 6-8. This Flood occurred in the days of Noah. Noah was a real...