Quotations You Can Use (July 20, 2012)

“We ought, therefore, to be very careful how we fulfill the common tasks of daily life. We are making the character in which we have to spend eternity. We are either building into ourselves wood, hay, and stubble which will have to be burnt out at great cost; or the gold, silver, and precious stones, […]

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Oops!–You Don’t Want To Do This

I hope you’ve never done this, and I hope I never do it again. Here’s what’s happened. I was minding my own business when I received an email with a change of address, etc., from a man I have known since he was a teenager years ago. Just recently, he encouraged his wife to stop […]

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Learning To Encourage Others

I know it’s not thanksgiving. That’s what makes what I am going to say even more significant. Today, I want to tell you about a special church who blessed our lives. Late yesterday evening Martha and I were having a late cup of coffee (decaf unfortunately) and just enjoying being together. Somehow our conversation got […]

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Practical Helps For Using The Bible

Where can I get help to study the Bible? I love to hear that question. It means that someone is interested in knowing God and knowing about His Word. The fact is there are many aids for studying the Scripture. Some are expensive and hard to find, but most are easily accessible. Yesterday’s post about […]

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Practical Lessons For Living For Christ

Of all the areas in life we need to consider, living for Christ everyday fits near the top of the list. How do we live for Christ on a daily basis? How do we get victory over sin? Here are practical steps to winning the victory over sin in your life. First, take one day […]

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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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[A Church Divided Over Leaders] I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree with one another in what you say and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly united in mind and thought. — 1 Corinthians 1:10 (NIV)