Posts from October 2012

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Do I Covet?

by Tim Bales

There are, in the scriptures, numerous warning against being covetous.  The most famous of these is the tenth commandment found in Exodus 20:17, “You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, nor his male servant, nor his female servant, nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor anything that is your neighbor’s.” […]

You Can’t Do It!

by Tim Bales

In the past week this theme came out in the Sunday morning message:  how reliant we are on God’s transforming power!  This time, I wanted to share something very good that Spurgeon writes in His Morning and Evening devotional.  Enjoy! “Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us.” — […]

Is it My Body?

by Tim Bales

In recent weeks this issue has come to the fore as the abortion debate typically heats up around election time.  I remember, vividly, watching a youtube video of a woman at the Democratic National Convention screaming passionately, “It’s my body!”  And, as usual, it got me thinking.  Is it her body?  This led to the […]