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for: ‘June, 2014’



What Are You Afraid Of?

The World Cup has captured the imagination of people around the globe. While soccer, or football as others know it, is not as big in the USA, it is certainly big in the rest of the world. These matches have been great. Sunday’s match between the USA and Portugal was an exciting contest. How could […]

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Living Godly Lives

With minds that are alert and fully sober, set your hope on the grace to be brought to you when Jesus Christ is revealed at his coming. As obedient children, do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance. But just as he who called you is holy, so be holy […]

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Do You Love the Church?

Do you love the church of the Lord Jesus? This is probably a question that shouldn’t have to be asked. The church is the body of Christ, the family of God, and the beautiful bride of Christ. These are metaphors God chose, not me or you. He loves the church and because He loves the […]

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The Pursuit of Holiness

“ We must not neglect Biblical teaching on license. Christians are tempted to sin when they are taught that rules don’t matter, and that God loves you no matter how you behave. Legalism makes Christians think that God accepts them based on their behavior. Licentiousness makes them think that God doesn’t care about their behavior. Both are wrong; both errors have terrible […]

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Why the Church Must Adapt

As  the church goes, so goes the nation. Benjamin Franklin gave the reason for the necessity of the church in a free land. “Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they need of masters.” Would it be too much to say we have become corrupt and vicious? By […]

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I am the senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana, a position that I have held since 1989.

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“How great you are, Sovereign LORD! There is no one like you, and there is no God but you, as we have heard with our own ears. — 2 Samuel 7:22 (NIV)