“The sum of Your word is truth, and every one of Your righteous ordinances is everlasting.”
Genesis reminds us that seedtime and harvest will never cease as long as the earth continues (Genesis 8:22).
And so it was, when Jesus had ended these sayings, that the people were astonished at His teaching, for He taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.
The warm, rich aroma of fresh coffee brewing on a chilly morning is a very comforting way to welcome the day.
I ran across some old columns recently from the years when my daughters and my capacity for coming up with column ideas were similarly small.
Sometimes in Christianity, the first thing that comes to mind is money when we think about sowing seed. Money can be seed, but it is not the only seed. As Christians, we can sow all kinds of spiritual seed.
Jesus preaches in His hometown after He’s made a name for Himself in some surrounding cities. Jesus had become famous for His healing power.
- Getting a ‘kick’ out of discipline
- State, Social Services meeting set
- Law Enforcement busy with regional shootings
- Wilson 'gets the pic'ture
- Bertie County Farm Bureau honored at annual meeting
- Bertie Ledger-Advance moves to Saturday
- Bertie woman buys Edenton bakery
- Out & About: Week of Feb. 02
- ‘Where are the workers’ focus group set
- County to acquire former Bertie Early College campus
Every student of history will attest that the study of leadership is saturated with great minds, wry humor and debatable myths.
With a cold winter wind that chills you to the core, a good hearty soup often can literally be the right course.
There was a time when my dog, Max, would have been an excellent therapy or emotional support animal. He was always happy to be with people — any people — and provide constant warm-puppy-dog affection.
Jesus was tempted in all the ways that we are. The writer of Hebrews says that this is why we can know that we have a sympathetic High Priest. Not only will He serve us as priests do, but He understands our plight now.
In Matthew’s gospel, Jesus reminds us to store up treasure in heaven, where moths and rust cannot destroy, and thieves cannot break in and steal. Where you keep your treasure, there will also be the desires of your heart (Matthew 6:19-21).
“All flesh shall see the salvation of God,” Luke pens, quoting the great prophet Isaiah.
I love chocolate. It’s comforting and warm flavor is just right for a cold, January day.
As a newspaper reporter many years ago, I drove around rural East Tennessee taking pictures of church signs for a story about the often clever, inspirational or downright funny words posted by church staff.
Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever.
There are many ways to sow seed. There is tangible seed we can place in the earth, and there is spiritual seed that we plant by faith.
I was immediately elated upon the discovery that in 1896 medical history occurred in North Carolina with the first x-ray exposure accomplished in Davidson.
Starting a new year always brings optimism and positive feelings of what we are going to do better this year.