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What the Angel Told Mary

Luke 1:26-38 may be one of the most exciting and significant angelic encounters ever. These verses tell of how the Angel Gabriel foretold the birth of Jesus. What did he tell her? First, he called her “highly favored” and said that the Lord was with her. This troubled Mary, as well it should. After all, she was […]

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Shock and Awe

At the beginning of the invasion of Iraq in 2003, the world was introduced to the phrase “shock and awe” by the Pentagon. As America readied to invade Iraq, the American military began a long series of air raids over Saddam Hussein’s forces. The air war prepared the way for the ground war by creating […]

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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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The LORD your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among you, from your fellow Israelites. You must listen to him. — Deuteronomy 18:15 (NIV)