Quotations You Can Use (June 1, 2012)

“If you indeed cry out for insight, and raise your voice for understanding, if you seek it like silver, and search for it as for hidden treasures–then you will understand the fear of the Lord and find the knowledge of God”–Proverbs 2:3-5, NRSV. “I do not believe we can settle how much we ought to […]

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Are Your Pockets Full?

Yesterday, I traveled to Pineville, Louisiana, to attend a meeting of the trustees of Louisiana College. You probably aren’t very interested in the trustee meeting, but you will be very interested in what happened at the beginning of the meeting. We met two sisters from China who are Christians and want to send their high […]

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The Buddy Wallace Theory of Biblical Interpretation

Buddy Wallace was my grandfather, my mother’s father. He loved God and loved his church. When he died, he had been bedridden and uncommunicative for two years. At the funeral, the building was completely full with people standing in all the aisles. He was that kind of man. He taught me so much about biblical […]

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Move From The Known To The Unknown

Have you noticed people seem to be more concerned about what we don’t know about the Bible than what we do? With regularity I see people who love speculations and theories. They seem to be much like the people of Athens who “spent their time doing nothing but talking about and listening to the latest […]

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What We Know About the Return of Christ

Like the whole subject of death and resurrection, the return of Christ contains many, many areas of which we are not aware.  Yet, many areas are readily available to those who believe. Let’s look at areas of which we can be certain. First, Christ will return to the earth to gather His own. That gathering […]

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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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May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had, so that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. — Romans 15:5-6 (NIV)