Preacher’s Corner

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Why Go To Church?

by Joe Greer I have always been perplexed by those who do not see the benefit of attending every assembly of the church.  It is a time of worship to God, a time for building faith and knowledge in His … More

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Teaching Priorities

by Joe Greer  Learning to set priorities is an important life lesson.  We understand that, and so we strive to teach our children the significance of learning how to effectively use their time.  These lessons begin when they are very … More

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A Teacher of Children (Part One)

From My Journal – Zimbabwe, Africa 2012 – Joe Greer Gombalume, Zimbabwe – Monday, September 10th, 2012 A Teacher of Children – part one To look around from this remote African village would not give one the impression that there … More

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But Abel Is Dead

In Genesis 4 we read about Cain and Abel, two sons of Adam and Eve. After just a few verses of the chapter Abel dies but Cain lives on to have a wife and progeny and to build a city. … More

Providence

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Comparing Translations

by Joe Hickman The matter of Bible translations or versions can be “tricky.” There is no “inspired” (or “God-breathed) translation available. Nor is there a Divinely “authorized” version. Some translations have been made by careful study and close scrutiny by … More

Things That Hinder Us

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God’s Longsuffering

by Joe Hickman

“The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.” (II Peter 3:9) In the context of this verse, … More

Knowledge Worth Pursuing

by Joe Hickman

Summer’s days grow shorter and “Dog Days” bring the return of “School Days. The pursuit of knowledge resumes in earnest. It is sometimes said that “knowledge is power” (Hobbes), but power can be misused, and so can knowledge. Another writer … More

Self Love: Good or Bad?

by Joe Hickman

“He that falls in love with himself, will have no rivals” (Benjamin Franklin). “Self-love” in the sense of “self-occupation” or “self-centeredness” tends to repulse people. We should avoid thinking of ourselves “more highly than we ought to think” (Romans 12:3). … More