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How I First Experienced the Comfort of Holy Scripture

I well remember when I first experienced how God’s Word comforts His people. It was at the funeral of Martha’s father. I remembered all of this yesterday as we gathered as a family at the memorial service for Martha’s brother, Tommy Layton, her last surviving sibling. Martha and I were engaged to be married when […]

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You Don’t Have to Sin

I have really good news. You don’t have to sin. Sometimes we think we simply must rebel against God and that we don’t have any resources to keep us in obedience to Christ. That is simply not true. It is not inevitable that you sin, and it is not beyond the power of God to […]

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Suggestion for a Lazy Saturday

I have a suggestion for your Saturday. Since most people do something different on Saturdays, I have a suggestion for something new and different. Saturday is one of my workdays, but I still take the beginning of the day a little slower. Maybe you do the same. Here is my suggestion for what you might do […]

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The Word of Our God Stands Forever

“Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path”–Psalm 119:105. “The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God stands forever”–Isaiah 40:8. “Western civilization is founded upon the Bible; all our ideas, our wisdom, our philosophy, our literature, our art, our ideals come more from the […]

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Why This Has Been a Great Week

Vacation Bible School has been a great time. It’s always a great time when you’re dealing with kids and talking about spiritual things. But, there are specific areas where VBS/VBX has been great. Here’s my list. First, VBS has been great because we talked about God leading us through life. The theme verse for this […]

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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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Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. — Romans 5:3-4 (NIV)