The Arrival – Part 2

Ten weeks later on August 22, at two in the morning, my family piled into the station wagon. Dad prayed as we always did before starting any journey. As we pulled out of the driveway, I remembered another family tradition. “I love you, Daddy.” “I love you, too, Abigail.” “I love you, Mama.” “I love … Continue reading The Arrival – Part 2

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Jesus’ death on the cross was no accident.

Now as Jesus was going up to Jerusalem, he took the twelve disciples aside and said to them, "We are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be betrayed to the chief priests and the teachers of the law. They will condemn him to death and will turn him over to the … Continue reading Jesus’ death on the cross was no accident.

The Inscription on Billy Graham’s Grave is Remarkable

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Franklin Graham, the eldest son of the Rev. Billy Graham, who died last month at the age of 99, shared with his followers on social media what’s written on the “simple” marker on his father’s grave.

On Twitter, Graham wrote that his father “was laid to rest on the grounds of @TheBGLibrary” beside his wife, Ruth, and the etching on the marker reads:
Billy Graham
Preacher of the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ
John 14:6
The verse reads, “Jesus answered, ‘I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.'”

In another tweet, Graham wrote that his father has said, “I’m prepared to die, in fact I’m looking forward to it—And when you’re prepared to die, you’re also prepared to live.”
Earlier, he explained on the Today show the reason behind the epitaph: “When my mother passed away, we knew…

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“Thou hast made the Lord…thy habitation.”

"Thou hast made the Lord, which is my refuge, even the most High, thy habitation." - Psalms 91:9 The Israelites in the wilderness were continually exposed to change. Whenever the pillar stayed its motion, the tents were pitched; but tomorrow, ere the morning sun had risen, the trumpet sounded, the ark was in motion, and … Continue reading “Thou hast made the Lord…thy habitation.”

What are the qualifications of ministers and pastors?

By Dr. Dale A. Robbins In our society, a minister is a generic term that usually refers to a pastor, preacher or clergyman. For our purpose here, we are referring to all such ministers in general, who are officially ordained or commissioned by a church to carry out some form of spiritual leadership. Above all … Continue reading What are the qualifications of ministers and pastors?