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April 2012 Archives

This is possibly the easiest commandment to explain.  We all know what it means to take someones life and that it is something we should not do.  I suppose the exceptions would be during battle in he military and when […]

Sometimes honoring our parents can be a real challenge.  Parents are somewhat like church leader or politicians, they deserve our respect just because of who they are.This is the first commandment that comes with a promise.  Exodus 20:12, “HONOR YOUR […]

The fourth commandment is “Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy.”  Wow, what does that means by today’s standards?  In the Old Testament there was a whole list of things that couldn’t to done on the Sabbath.  The Jewish […]

The third commandment is, “You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God.”  This really doesn’t need a lot of explanation.  For some people the names Jesus Christ and  God are only heard as curse words.  They are […]

The second commandment is, “You shall not for yourself an idol in any form of anything.”  In biblical times people worshipped many different things, from golden and bronze statues to cows and monkeys.  Some worship toads or the sun and […]

Today I will begin my series on the Ten Commandants and how they relate to today’s society.  The first command is pretty straight forward.  “You shall have no other gods before me.” Whether you call Him Jehovah, I Am, the […]

The sinking of the Titanic isn’t the only memorial being held this month.  On April 22 there will be a memorial celebration for those lost in the Holocaust.  The Holocaust is a horrible part of history, well documented with testimonies, […]

Sunday was the 1ooth anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic.. It was a dreadful accident that amany think could have been prevented.  1500 people lost their lives when she sank.  People from all walks of life; the very wealthy […]

This week is National Volunteer Week.  Volunteering is a wonderful way to serve your community and make a difference in the lives of those around you.  Jesus did a lot of volunteering, but He called it ministry.  Have you ever […]

It’s the most wonderful time of the year; tax time.  This is when ‘we the people’ get to give a portion of our hard earned money to the government.  Then they will spend it on all sorts of stuff.  Not […]