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The Joy of Serving our Creator

The Joy of Serving our Creator

No human likes being unhappy.  We all want to experience joy!  This treasuring of  joy is a universal human quality crossing all political, age, and social barriers. The word ‘joy’…

Mysteries So Bright

Mysteries So Bright

When one comes to Christmas one comes to mysteries so bright. God become man. The Creator humbling himself before his own creation.  The infinite become finite in flesh, light sleeping.…

July 4

July 4

At the close of America’s Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin was stopped at the door and asked by a lady, “Well, Dr. Franklin, what have we got? A republic…

Was Prohibition a Success?

Was Prohibition a Success?

Some who favor the drinking of alcohol often argue that Prohibition in the U.S. was an utter failure. Later in this column, we shall look at various facts which show…

No One Injured in Late Night Blaze

No One Injured in Late Night Blaze

Five Companies Fight Farmville Fire FARMVILLE – Firefighters from Farmville, Hampden-Sydney, Rice, Prospect and Meherrin Volunteer Fire Departments responded to a report of a structure fire on Winky Street in…

Road Trip

Road Trip

In 1977 I made a journey to Israel. Five friends from the church I served then traveled with me. There was Gladys who had been caring for her invalid mother…

Wonderful Counselor

Wonderful Counselor

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty…

The Altitude for Living

The Altitude for Living

Oh, that men would give thanks to the Lord for His goodness, And for His wonderful works to the children of men (Psalm 107:8, NKJV)! When God’s Word talks about giving “thanks to…

Some Thanksgiving Thoughts for You

Some Thanksgiving Thoughts for You

“Enter into His gates with thanksgiving, and into His courts with praise. Be thankful to Him, and bless His name.”—Psalm 100:4 I really like Thanksgiving, because there is not a…

Thanksgiving When You Don’t Feel Like It

Thanksgiving When You Don’t Feel Like It

Have you ever walked into a room, flipped the light switch on, and nothing happened? I suppose many people experience Thanksgiving like that. The day comes, they are simply burned…

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