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The Word for Today (October 18, 2019)

“Blessed be the God and Father of the Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places” (Ephesians 1:3). Over the last week, Ephesians 1:3 has become the passage of Scripture I have memorized and meditated over. I have come to love and appreciate the wonderful significance […]

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The Hope Which Awaits Us

You and I have a blessed hope which awaits us. That is not just our hope or aspiration. It is our confident expectation (the biblical meaning of hope). We have this hope because Jesus told us of it and because the Word of God makes it plain. Jesus encouraged His disciples by reminding them of […]

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Pope Francis and the Saints

You may have seen the tweet by Pope Francis Sunday. It had to do with saints in the Catholic church but Twitter helped change the meaning for many people. When Pope Francis used the word “saints,” Twitter added a # and a Fleur de Lis emoji which gave a completely new meaning. Many Saints fans […]

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Sometimes You Have to Speak Up

There are times in life when you have to speak up. Some of those times are the very hardest, but they are also the most important. Jeremiah found himself in that situation as God’s prophet to the people of Jerusalem and Judah. The personality of Jeremiah is well known. He did not choose to be […]

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What the Church Gives

“The local church is the only organization I know that will provide all that it offers, for free, for anyone, for as long as they want”–Dan Reiland. The more I read that quote Thursday morning, the more significant it became for me. The church really is what Dan Reiland said. It really is the only […]

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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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Wait for the LORD; be strong and take heart and wait for the LORD. — Psalm 27:14 (NIV)