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Religion

  • Biblical principles for making common life decisions
  • He is Lord of all

    The Christian life could be described as “a land of hills and valleys” (Deuteronomy 11:11). Moses led the children of Israel out of slavery toward their future home in the Promised Land and God said it was “a land of hills and valleys.”

  • Saint Bernard, abbot and doctor of the church

    Saint Bernard was born in the year A.D. 1090 in the town of Fontaines, France. Being the third son of Tescelin Sorrel, a Burgundian noble, Bernard was sent to Chatillon on the Seine to study after a friend foretold of his great abilities.

  • Are babies born in sin?

    The teaching that babies are born in sin is fairly common in the religious world. There are creed books and catechisms which state in so many words that babies have inherited the guilt of Adam’s sin. Is this what the Bible says, though? What does the Bible say about this subject?

  • God is light
  • Let Jesus pilot your ship

    Worry and stress: Aren’t we all acquainted with those emotions? That is the bad news, but the good news is that we can handle them.

    It may surprise you to know that the Bible, which is filled with the creation of the universe, Heaven and Hell, the death and resurrection of Jesus, also speaks of a human emotion – worry. Jesus said in Matthew 6:31, “Do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’”

  • What is typology and why do they sometimes call Jesus the new Moses?

    Let’s take a look at the correlations between the Old Testament and the New; between Moses and Jesus and all of the similarities. Moses, by the power of God, turns water into blood (Exodus 7:14-24). Jesus turns water into wine (John 2:1-11). Keep a close eye on the wine, it comes up again later.

    God tells Moses, He will provide their daily bread, manna (Exodus 16:4-5). Jesus feeds 5,000 men with five loaves and two fish with 12 baskets left (for the 12 tribes of Israel).

  • One day Jesus got angry

    By The Rev. Tony Bickett

    One day Jesus comes up to the temple at Passover time and he is very angry about what he sees there. So he uses a whip to drive the money-changers and sacrificial animals out of the temple.

    “Stop turning my Father’s house into a marketplace!” he says with frightening authority. His disciples attribute his emotional outburst to zeal or intense passion for the house of God.

  • Believing in God or believing God?

    By Jarrod Jacobs

    There is a difference between believing in God and believing God. There are many who claim to believe in God, saying that they are aware that One greater than all has made this world. However, there are few who truly believe God. If people believed God, we would not face so many of the problems we are facing today.

  • Grayson County Ministerial Association hosts noon Lenten Services

    Lent is a special time of prayer, penance, sacrifice and good works in preparation for the celebration of Easter. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, which lasts for 40 days, not including Sundays. The Grayson County Ministerial Association will observe Lent by hosting weekly services at noon Thursdays. They will conclude Friday, April 3, with the annual cross walk around Public Square and to Leitchfield United Methodist Church, which will start at 11:30 a.m.