Author Archive for: ‘ptreick’

Heaven IS for Real

There is soon to be a movie in your neighborhood called, “Heaven is for Real.” It is based on the best-seller book, Heaven is for Real: A Little Boys Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back, by Todd Burpo (Thomas Nelson, 2010). This account has some evangelical Christians calling it a hoax, and others calling a valuable contribution …

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Outside the Box

It is not uncommon to hear the expression today that we must begin to “think outside the box” (TOTB). It is also not uncommon to find widespread support for that concept, that usually involves thinking differently and unconventionally or from a new perspective. The change may be just in how we do things or even in what we believed to …

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Gird Up, Be Sober, Be Hopeful

“Therefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and rest your hope fully upon the grace that is to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.” (I Pet. 1:13)  Roll up your sleeves! get serious! with hope set your eyes upon the future! Another year has begun and it is our privilege to be a …

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Abortions have become a fact of life. Or should I say a fact of death. Actually there are more murders by abortion in our nation than by any other traumatic death. In some cities, such as Washington D. C., there are more abortions than live births. We now have a ban on assault weapons, but the instruments of the abortionists …

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Editorial: “The Light, the Lord, the Lamb”

Your Word of grace and Light divine Has shone within this heart of mine, Exposed my sin—dark hopelessness And gave to me eternal bliss. With joy my lips shall praise You now; My heart in true devotion bow. For by Your sovereign grace and will I’ve seen Your Light; it guides me still.   My Lord, my Savior, you have …

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