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My favorite passage in all of Scripture – the one I want to make certain is read at my funeral – is Romans 8:31-39. It is the height of Paul’s language, enthusiastically proclaiming that nothing will separate us from the love of Christ. Paul’s words are so powerful and so inspiring that I would encourage you to read and pray the words daily. Perhaps you can even memorize these verses. Make these words a part of your life.

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The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff’s Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department, Porterdale Police Department, the Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Pardons and Parole.

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Traditionally, funerals are supposed to serve at least three purposes: honor the life of the deceased, comfort those who mourn his passing and preach a message about eternity and the brevity of life.

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Politicians and various social justice groups have long used labels that have nothing to do with the real intent of legislation, or an organization, to dupe the public. But, to paraphrase Shakespeare, a rose by any other name is still a rose. Numerous “civil rights” bills have been passed by…

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In the Lord’s Prayer Jesus directed us to pray, “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name” (Matthew 6:9). Why did Jesus urge us to pray, “hallowed be your name?” Because he knew that respect for God is the foundation of all other respect.

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A friend lamented the other day of the losses of her youth, which included a firm jawline and hair color that didn’t require a monthly touch-up.

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The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff’s Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department, Porterdale Police Department, the Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Pardons and Parole.

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As these days, weeks, and months progress during this pandemic and the struggle for racial justice, I find my faith on a rollercoaster. Sometimes I am angry. Sometimes I am full of hope. Sometimes I despair. Sometimes I feel the presence of God so powerfully. Sometimes I wonder where God is.

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A handwritten card arrived the other day. As I pulled out the small, beige card, I noticed that it had a Johnny Cash stamp on it.

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For years conservative groups and especially the National Rifle Association have been warning that the government would find a way to confiscate the guns of law-abiding Americans. Many dismissed what they regarded as a scare tactic designed to raise money.

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The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff’s Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department, Porterdale Police Department, the Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Pardons and Parole.

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I am not in the habit of quoting leftist Noam Chomsky, but this line seems relevant when one considers our growing national debt: "When you trap people in a system of debt, they can't afford the time to think."



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