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“So Christ Himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers, to equip His people for works of service, so that the Body of Christ may be built up until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the […]

“Children are a heritage from the Lord, offspring a reward from him.” Psalm 127:3 More frequently than ever in our culture we hear the term “broken home.” Fifty years ago, nearly 80% of children lived under one roof with both parents in their first marriage. In the latest study by the Pew Research Center in 2014, […]

“’Who are My mother and my brothers?’ He asked. Then He looked at those seated in a circle around Him and said, ‘Here are My mother and My brothers!’” Mark 3:33-34 The fifth commandment, found in Exodus 20:12, instructs us to honor our parents. The word “honor” in the original Hebrew language of the Old Testament […]

“Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you.” Exodus 20:12 There was once a mother who had become quite old. She was infirmed and couldn’t get around very well. She had to move in with her son’s family. Things weren’t working out […]

“And to the disciple, Jesus said, ‘Here is your Mother.’” John 19:27 As Jesus hung on the cross dying, He refused to leave this earth without making sure His beloved Mother was taken care of. He finds His Mother in the crowd, and then He looks at John, His disciple, and He gives them to one […]

Introduction Not long ago, I was vacationing along the panhandle of Florida. It was a picturesque day. The sun was beaming and I could hear the foamy waves lapping on the shore as I lay my head back. Soon, I began to doze. I had been asleep for no more than 10 minutes when I […]