Baby Jesus grew up to be Lord

Leonard Lauriault At Christmastime most people are content to dwell on Jesus’ first coming – the drama surrounding his birth presented in the first few chapters of Matthew and Luke in the Bible. They remember that since there was no room in the inn, Mary and Joseph stayed in the stable and when Jesus was […]

Lord helps remove weeds of life

“Thorns had come up everywhere, the ground was covered with weeds … I applied my heart to what I observed and learned a lesson from what I saw”

Strength of Lord part of disaster preparation

By Debra Whittington: The Chuch Lady In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. — Genesis 1:1

Don’t get caught up in past

By Debra Whittington For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)

Time most precious gift to fellow man

By Debra Whittington: Local columnist Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away. For that ye ought to say, If the Lord will, we shall live, and do this, or that. — James […]

You may not have long to earn an eternity in heaven

By Debra Whittington Go to now, ye that say, Today or tomorrow we will go into such a city, and continue there a year, and buy and sell, and get gain: Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a […]

Is your house a home?

By Debra Whittington And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve…but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD. Joshua 24:14-15

Ordinary people can do the extraordinary

By Debra Whittington And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ. Colossians 3:23-24

Bookselling shows Lord has sense of humor

By Debra Whittingon And Moses said unto the LORD, O my LORD, I am not eloquent, neither heretofore, nor since thou hast spoken unto thy servant: but I am slow of speech, and of a slow tongue. And the LORD said unto him, Who hath made man’s mouth? or who maketh the dumb, or deaf, […]

The way we pilot our life can affect others

By Debra Whittington Shew me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy paths. Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day. Psalm 25:4-5