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About Truth for me and you

I am a Bible believing Christian. That is the best title I could ever want. I live in the Nashville TN area with my Proverbs 31 wife. I love the Word of God, and I study primarily in the New American Standard Bible.

What is the “Gospel”?

   The short answer is that the word “Gospel” means GOOD NEWS. But good news about what, exactly?  Glad you asked!    To appreciate, and to even understand the good news of the Gospel, one much first understand the bad news. … Continue reading

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Using Facebook….to reconnect and ask forgiveness.

(I shot this photo about 2 years ago) No really, I did just that. I used Facebook this week to seek forgiveness of someone I would never have a way of finding, short of hiring a private investigator.  Facebook can be … Continue reading

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The “King James Only” controversy. .

(Pictured above are three of my personal bibles mentioned in this blog post. Click photo to enlarge) Surely you have at least cracked open a King James Bible and read a few lines out of it? The beautiful old Elizabethan … Continue reading

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Valuing our seniors in church

A couple of days ago, a friend and I were at the local Habitat for Humanity store, looking at home furnishings and such. He ended up a few aisles away from me, and he was soon in conversation about the Lord … Continue reading

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They were not drunk as you suppose! (They were just loud)

  What REALLY happened in Acts chapter two, on the day of Pentecost?  Were the 120 in the upper room acting drunk?  Were they staggering around, falling and screaming and convulsing?  We know that some observers nearby said mockingly “they … Continue reading

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Talkin’ to the devil

(Photo above by me. This is Leroy,  our outdoor wild cat we feed)   I want to speak to something today that has been on my mind for the past 2-20 years. Yes, that long!  Even in my now distant youth, … Continue reading

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Jesus-the perfect image of God on Earth.

(Photo above by me)    Have you ever wondered what God is really like?  I’m not referring to His appearance, because he is invisible to the physical eye. But what is He really like, in word and in character?  What … Continue reading

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The testing of manifestations

(photo above by me) In many of today’s churches you can see some truly astonishing things taking place. Many far-out manifestations are happening, and people are giving the Holy Spirit credit for them, when in many cases the Holy Spirit … Continue reading

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Apostle Paul VS Joel Osteen

  “For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine, but wanting to have their ears tickled, they will accumulate for themselves teachers in accordance to their own desires; and they will turn away their ears from … Continue reading

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“You love the world and you’re avoiding Me”

(Photo above by me, in Gatlinburg, TN.) This post is about a very powerful passage of scripture found  in 1 John 2:15-17     It speaks of the kind of love that we are not supposed to have as Christians. … Continue reading

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