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WHO HELD THE ROPES?

by Andy Brenton

Who was the U.S. President that was shot on March 31, 1981? Surely, most people reading this would be able to correctly respond, “Ronald Reagan.” But what if I were to ask for the name of the Washington D.C. police officer who stepped in front of President Reagan and took a bullet that was intended […]

LOVE AND TRUTH

by Andy Brenton

A church bulletin carried this message about the congregation on the front page:  “A Care-Less Church.” It opened to read, “We could care less about where you come from.  We could care less where you’ve been. We could care less what you have. The thing we really do care about is you, and so does […]

SECRET FAULTS VS. PRESUMPTUOUS SINS

by Andy Brenton

“Who can discern his errors? Acquit me of hidden faults.13 Also keep back Your servant from presumptuous sins; let them not rule over me; then I will be blameless, and I shall be acquitted of great transgression. Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Your sight, O […]

GOD IN THE WILDERNESS

by Andy Brenton

Moses and the people were in the desert, and how was he going to feed them? Feeding 2 or 3 million people requires a lot of food.  A LOT of food! According to the Quartermaster General in the Army, it is reported that    Moses would have to have had 1500 tons of food each day. […]

STANDING IN THE GAP

by Andy Brenton

Jerusalem is on the brink of destruction. They have spurned God’s warnings and killed His messengers. God will bring His wrath down upon them through the Babylonian nation and there is nothing they can do to stop the punishment. But God will say to Ezekiel, “I searched for a man among them who would build […]

WHAT IS THE HEART OF MAN?

by Andy Brenton

The heart is the vessel that helps to make a man who he is; it holds the key that opens up the true character and nature of the man (Prov. 23:7; Jer. 9:8). This is why God judges the heart; only He can accurately see through the veneer with which man cloaks himself (1 Sam. […]

CONSISTENT CHRISTIANITY

by Andy Brenton

The Apostle Paul provided good instruction about consistency of life when he said: “Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship. And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the […]