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Why You Need Christ Every Day

“[The Lord is the God] who sent his Son to become God-with-us and . . . sent his Spirit to become God-within-us”–Henri Nouwen. “I have found that I experience sustained peace and joy in direct proportion to the degree that I am in love with Jesus. When the living Christ is just part of my […]

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It’s Time to Decide Your Life’s Priorities

“The time for us to decide our life priorities is before they are tested. Only then can we be ready for challenges when they come”–Jim Denison. “We make our decisions, and then our decisions turn around and make us”–Frank Boreham. “But if serving the Lord seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day […]

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What You Do in Private

On the Wednesday of Passion Week, “Jesus spent this day [Wednesday] in private. . . . preparing himself for what would soon become the most public of events. In contrast to the solitude of this day, he would soon drag a cross through crowded streets and be executed in full view of the multitudes that […]

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You and Your Character

“We become preoccupied with our circumstances. God is preoccupied with our character. He will allow the tough times for the higher good of our character until He is finished with the great work that is invisible to earthly eyes”–Ron Herrod. “We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that […]

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Why Humility Counts Big Time!

“But he gives us more grace. That is why Scripture says: ‘God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble’ “–James 4:6. “You must constantly beware of anything that causes you to think of yourself as a superior person”–Oswald Chambers. “But beware a condescending spirit of superiority or judgment: ‘Let all bitterness and wrath […]

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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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For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain. — Philippians 1:21 (NIV)