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‘Steadfast, Immovable, Always Abounding’ Theme of 40th Annual TBC Lectures

The Apostle Paul encouraged Christians to be “steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord” (I Cor. 15:58). Tennessee Bible College is doing likewise during its 40th annual Spiritual Renewal Lectures to be held Feb. 22-24. “The Lord’s work is not a work of quitters,” TBC President David Hill said. “We’re called to be…

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Generation D

Where do people get the idea that life owes them? How can they think God will give them anything they want? I’m not just talking about children and teenagers. Plenty of middle-aged and even some retired persons have this attitude. Maybe their parents spoiled them. Perhaps they have watched too many movies with a fairy…

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Women’s Rule

For quite some time the trend of some wives has been to show disdain for their husbands in a vocal manner. It is regrettable that this is done at all, but is especially so when done in public. Wives often treat their husbands as one of their children and reprove them openly. They fail to…

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The Shadow of Sin

As a child I use to love to watch my shadow. The size of the shadow amazed me. It was enjoyable to see how large I could make the silhouette without actually losing it. At other times I would notice that the size had diminished to the point that it looked smaller than my tiny…

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Stewardship

“Steward” is not a word you hear people use often in the world.  But in the church we know it well.  Or do we?  We may know it means “manager of a household.”  But do we understand the depths that stewardship reaches? The depth of stewardship is so great because it begins with the lord…

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It Occurred To Me. . .

. . . That I have never heard a sermon that could not be improved by greater effort and practice! (I’ve read some — from the Bible!) . . . That I’ve never heard a song leader that could not profit from a continued study of his work and a better use of his ability.…

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Backbone or Yellow Streak?

Following the death of Moses, God spoke to Joshua and gave instructions concerning leading the children of Israel into the promised land.  Four times in the first chapter and many times thereafter, Joshua and the people are told to, “Be strong and of good courage.”  Strength and courage were qualities that were essential if they…

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