Devotionals

What Does It Mean to be Human?

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According to Professor C. E. Joan, a human is nothing but: “Fat enough for seven bars of soap; Iron enough for one medium-sized nail; Sugar enough for seven cups of tea; Lime enough to whitewash one chicken coop; Phosphorus enough to tip two thousand two hundred matches; Magnesium enough for one dose of salts; Potash…

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Every Human Being, a Human Person

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In Abraham Lincoln’s second inaugural address, he pronounced that the greatest scourge on America was slavery and the war that came about because of it. The greatest scourge on our nation today is abortion. 926,200 abortions were performed in the U.S. in 2014. Almost four in ten pregnancies end in abortion (Guttmacher). The fact is,…

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Being a Somebody

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The definition of “human”, according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, is a bipedal primate mammal. In contrast, the definition of “person”, according to the Oxford Dictionary, is a human being regarded as an individual. Being an individual does not have to do with being a human. Being an individual has to do with being a person,…

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How much longer will Almighty God withhold judgment from America?

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And God spoke all these words saying, … Thou shalt not kill.  Exodus 20:1&13. These words are taken directly from the Holy Bible, and are part of the Ten Commandments of God. Often misapplied, the original Hebrew text is very specific, and literally means “Thou shalt not do premeditated murder.” From the depths of antiquity to…

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The Honor of Motherhood

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Mother’s Day is just around the corner, what a special time when we honor our mothers for all that they do. For many years I honored my Mom with a bouquet of flowers. My mom was always there for me, whether it was a music concert or a ball game. Her children were her pride…

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What It Means To Be Pro-Life

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January was the month in which pro-life Americans recognize in a special way the sanctity of human life. Several times last month, I found myself considering what it means for Christians to be pro-life. What follows are my thoughts, certainly not exhaustive on the issue but I trust they remind us that being pro-life is…

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Pro-choice = Pro-sin

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Romans 1:21-23 Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened. Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to…

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And on earth peace…

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As you read this devotional, likely November is behind us, and the annual celebration of the Savior’s birth is a few weeks before us. As I was reflecting on a theme for this article, I thought it would be interesting to consider a theme that is not typically addressed as a “pro-life” doctrine, and perhaps…

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All Are Precious in His Sight

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Although our world seems to be advancing in technology and science, mankind as a whole is trapped in a tragic state where they think that some lives do not matter as much as other lives do. This is not a new idea, but has become a recurring theme throughout the world’s history. Slavery, for example,…

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All Lives Matter

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August 28, 1963. 250,000 people march to the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C., eager to hear Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. deliver a speech. One phrase in his speech became the rallying cry of the civil rights movement: “I have a dream.” These words have echoed across America millions of times since their origin, but…

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