‘Christian Living’



Do You Have Eyes to See?

Do you have eyes to see and ears to hear? Jesus spoke about the blessing of those who have ears to hear. He gave several examples of having eyes to see. One of those examples occurs in Matthew 20. In this chapter, Jesus told His followers for the third time that the Son of Man […]

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Whose Sin is More Serious?

In my study of the Epistle of James, I have noticed a number of emphases which are repeated over and over. One of those emphases is the restoration of those who have wandered from the truth. James had a vital concern that followers of Christ should be doers of the Word of God and examples […]

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Good Decisions Come From Above

There is a so-called wisdom that comes from ourselves alone. The Bible is clear that that wisdom is “earthly, unspiritual, and devilish.” This wisdom comes from “bitter jealousy and selfish ambition.” It results in “disorder and every vile practice” (James 3:14-16). While all wisdom apart from God cannot and should not be described in this […]

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I Love the “Eyes of the Lord”

God is spirit and those who worship Him must worship Him in spirit and in truth (John 4:24). Jesus used this teaching to help us understand God. Because He is spirit, we are not confined to worship Him in only one place. He is available to us wherever we are. This teaching also shows that […]

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Why Time Goes So Fast

Our pastoral team spent several hours yesterday planning our calendar for 2019. It’s a little strange planning Christmas now – – not Christmas this year but our Christmas plans for next year! I’m convinced time seems to whiz by because we all have such busy calendars. Not only are we planning for 2019 but we’re […]

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About Waylon

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

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Verse of the Day

If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you. — James 1:5 (NIV)