Monthly Archives: May 2015

Happy Birthday to a Special Lady

Forty-six years ago today, Jeanne Mathis Johnston, whose name back then was Jeannie Walker, got out of bed about 4 or 5 a.m. and began cleaning house. Strange time to do that, but I thought I knew what was going … Continue reading

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Are We Under the Law?

In my Sunday School class the other day, the question arose, under the New Covenant, are we still governed by the law? A lively discussion ensued. Someone quoted Jesus, who said in Matthew 5:17: Think not that I came to … Continue reading

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All Jammed Up

In my Tuesday post, I mentioned that I-35 was completely closed down in the city of Temple, Texas, last Sunday morning. The point of that post was thankfulness for God’s protection. This morning, I mention it for a different reason. … Continue reading

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God’s Protection

It happened again Sunday. I’ve written before about the fact we should thank God in all circumstances—not only those where we can clearly see His blessing, but also those where it seems something bad is happening. Sharon and I went … Continue reading

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Celebration

We’re having a double celebration on today’s post. Please join us for cake and ice cream and coffee—and enjoy. Sorry – no bacon.    The first cause for celebration is that my sweet mother turned 99 yesterday. What a blessing … Continue reading

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God’s Protective Hand

Sunday morning, I got to see God’s hand at work. An answer to prayer appeared right before my eyes. My wife Sharon left the house at 5:30 to take her best girlfriend to the airport. I was a bit concerned, … Continue reading

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Real Heroes

What constitutes a hero? How do we decide who’s a hero worthy of praise and public adulation? This morning’s Fort Worth Star-Telegram featured a large front-page picture of a man who died yesterday. That was followed by a two-page article … Continue reading

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