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“Howbeit certain men clave unto him and believed: among the which was Dionysius the Areopagite, and a woman named Damaris, and others with them.” Acts 17:34 Paul had just finished his famous sermon in Athens in front of the Areopagus. He had called to their attention that he had seen an altar with the inscription: “TO THE UNKNOWN GOD.” He had then proceeded to tell them that even though they worshipped Him ignorantly, there was a God not made with hands. He preached unto them the message of Jesus Christ, who had given His life for mankind and had risen…

“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.” II Timothy 4:7-8 As I sit here at my computer this morning, I realize that we have finished another week of isolation.  For the last few days, I have been writing about the lessons that the Lord “is trying” to teach me during this period.  I hope…

  “For every beast of the forest is mine, and the cattle upon a thousand hills.” Psalm 50:10 How does God teach us to trust?  By allowing us to go through circumstances where we must rely on Him.  When I look back on my childhood, I think we were probably one of the poorer families in our community.  Because we lived on a farm, I cannot remember ever going without food.  When I was a young teenager, my father sold the farm and went into the ministry.  I can remember him saying “My father owns the cattle on the…