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The CHURCH HYMNAL: “At the Cross”

April 2, 2017 0

The CHURCH HYMNAL:  “At the Cross”   “For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God” (1 Corinthians 1:18).   […]

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The CHURCH HYMNAL:  “Cleanse Me”

March 2, 2017 0

On December 8, 2016 – just over three weeks from the intended January 2017 publication of this article – I entered a St. Louis hospital for major surgery.  My urologist/ surgeon claimed I had a […]

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I’ve Never Been Sorry

February 1, 2017 0

 Bennett Cerf –– one of the founders of the Random House publishing group, as well as longtime panelist on the 1950s to 1970s TV game show, “What’s My Line?” –– once told of a young […]

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Looking Back At Christmas

January 4, 2017 0

Each year passes by so quickly when we get multiple years behind us. It seems like no time at all that we were standing in our churches on Easter morning and singing, “He lives, He […]

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The CHURCH HYMNAL:  “What a Friend We Have (in Jesus)”

August 31, 2016 0

  We’re all accustomed to hearing words of exclamation–– all the way from remembering Eddie Haskell’s (“Leave It to Beaver”) frequent and insincere compliment to Wally and Beaver’s mother, “That’s a lovely dress you’re wearing […]

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The CHURCH HYMNAL: “Have Faith in God”

August 1, 2016 0

Many years ago, a small-town newspaper reported about the town picnic that was held just days before. The top “social news” printed that day told of the exciting highlights of the picnic, along with the […]

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