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God’s Truly Amazing Grace

“Should all the hosts of death and power of hell unknown Put their most dreadful forms of rage or malice in place, I shall be safe, for Christ displays superior power and amazing grace”–Isaac Watts. “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us […]

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Are You Worried About the Future?

“The next time you worry about tomorrow¬†remember what God did for you yesterday”–Jim Denison. “Memories are the key not to the past, but to the future”–Corrie ten Boom. “All our Lord has done, he can still do (Hebrews 13:8)”–Warren Wiersbe. “O God, our help in ages past, our hope for years to come, our shelter […]

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The Meaning of the Cross

I remember singing, “At the cross, at the cross where I first saw the light, and the burden of my heart rolled away, it was there by faith I received my sight, and now I am happy all the day!” (Isaac Watts). What makes the cross so meaningful? Why do believers use it as the […]

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O God, Our Help in Ages Past

God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in time of trouble. Through the centuries, the Psalms have blessed and strengthened followers of Christ. As we go through the storms of life, our God is a very present help in trouble. In 1719, Isaac Watts paraphrased the Psalter for believers. From this paraphrase […]

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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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Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said, “Anyone who wants to be first must be the very last, and the servant of all.” — Mark 9:35 (NIV)