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for: ‘February, 2016’



Love, Marriage, and Faith

“Then the Lord God made a woman from the rib, and he brought her to the man. ‘At last!’ the man exclaimed. ‘This one is bone from my bone, and flesh from my flesh! She will be called “woman,” because she was taken from “man.” ‘ This is why a man leaves his father and […]

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Should I Fast?

Many people are fasting in the days leading up to Easter Sunday. Should I be fasting as well? Should Christians be fasting during these days? I may give an answer no one would expect, but I believe this is what is found in holy Scripture. Fasting is good and acceptable to God only when it is […]

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The Most Solemn and Significant Time of the Year

For Christians, today begins the most solemn and significant time of the year – – the weeks leading up to Resurrection Sunday. For many Christians this is a time of fasting and prayer. For all Christians, it is a time of deep reflection as we remember how our Lord voluntarily gave Himself on the cross […]

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Are You Happy?

Today is an unusual day in south Louisiana and the Gulf Coast. Actually, it’s not unusual to us at all, but it should be unusual to people around the country and over the world who read this blog. Today is what we call Mardi Gras day or “Fat Tuesday.” It’s called that because among Roman […]

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The Super Bowl Phenomenon

 Super Bowl has become a phenomenon in American life. In effect it has become another holiday. For example, more pizzas are sold on Super Bowl Sunday then any other day of the year. I read yesterday that Super Bowl Sunday is the second most “eating day” of the year. I suppose Thanksgiving is the number […]

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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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But when the set time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those under the law, that we might receive adoption to sonship. — Galatians 4:4-5 (NIV)