Love one another

We are going to leave our study in the book of Acts this week to look at this psalm. This is a psalm of ascents, which means it was likely sung by Israelites as they neared Jerusalem on their way up to worship the Lord at an annual feast, such as Passover.

THOMAS/Hypocrisy once meant something

There was a time in bygone America when calling someone a “hypocrite” or claiming they were guilty of hypocrisy was equivalent to branding them with a scarlet letter or the mark of Cain.

DUNCAN/The Lord’s supper: Kingdom meal

If you have your Bibles, I’d invite you to turn with me to Matthew chapter 26 verses 26 – 29.

GETTING THE MESSAGE/Prayer is the pulse of the soul

These verses in Daniel Chapter 10 give us some insight into the spiritual realm that is unseen.

DUNCAN/Christ anointed with oil: For burial

If you have your Bibles, I’d invite you to turn with me to Matthew 26:6-13. The passage breaks into three parts. You see in verses 6 – 7 this strange experience, this extravagant action by this woman.

GETTING THE MESSAGE/More than conquerors in Christ

Sometimes when you look at a product on the internet, you will see an image of a magnifying glass.

The son of man will be delivered up

For thousands of years the Lord had been planning and predicting when the Messiah would give himself for the sins of his people.

EDITORIAL/Thank you, Dolly!

Those are the words of restaurateur Porter Frazier on this weekend’s Dolly Parton fundraiser performance to benefit Marty Stuart’s Congress of County Music at the Ellis Theater in downtown Philadelphia, Mississippi.

DUNCAN/The son of man will judge (By works!)

Please turn with me in your Bibles to Matthew 25:31-46

GETTING THE MESSAGE/Put your faith in Christ

Daniel chapter 7 is a prophetic chapter. God gives Daniels several visions that are recorded for us. The chapter is written in apocalyptic language. The word apocalyptic means the unveiling or the disclosure of something.  It uses symbolic language and striking metaphors to describe realities. 

DUNCAN/Be faithful! – The talents

Please turn with me in your Bibles to Matthew 25:14-30. As we look at this passage, Jesus is reminding us of something. He’s reminding us that He has furnished all of his people with personal resources for the sake of building up His kingdom.

DEAN/Rural broadband is essential

Whether it is the rural electrification projects or copper wire telephone expansion, the federal government has an established history of policies that support rural citizens gaining access to these vital services.

GETTING THE MESSAGE/Christ shut mouths of lions for Daniel

The story of Daniel in the lion’s den is one of the best known stories in the Bible. Daniel was a high official in King Darius the Mede’s government.

CARSWELL/Has education really improved?

I love hearing good news about Mississippi. When I read recently that there had been an improvement in education standards in our state, I was thrilled.

LOWRY/The Biden debacle waiting to happen

Mika Brzezinski, co-host of the MSNBC program “Morning Joe,” is very cross with the White House staff.

GETTING THE MESSAGE/Extraordinary faith in fiery furnace

The story of Shadrach, Meshach, and Adednego in Daniel three is a familiar story.

DUNCAN/Just like the days of Noah

Please turn with me in your Bibles to Matthew 24:36-41. In this passage, Jesus compares the final Judgment to the Days of Noah and the flood.

LOWRY/Ben & Jerry’s demand

Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream wants the United States to return the Blacks Hills to the Lakota. 

GETTING THE MESSAGE/The truth of Christ to overcome evil

Daniel chapter three begins with King Nebuchadnezzar setting up a giant image of gold “on the plain of Dura, in the province of Babylon” (verse 1). The King’s purpose is that the Babylonian empire will be unified around this image, which exalts the King.

GETTING THE MESSAGE/Give us zeal for the glory of God

With the approach of July 4 this week, I thought we would look at one of the most influential sermons in American history on Psalm 76. John Witherspoon, the only minister to sign the Declaration of Independence, preached a sermon on verse 10 that caused a great stir in the colonies.

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