Eternal Perspectives

THE DANGER OF LIVING ON THE FRINGE

In some ways, living on the edge of danger compares to living on the fringe … that is, keeping ourselves separate from others. Both invite harm, or at the very least, unpleasantness. ETERNAL PERSPECTIVES                  by Sally Bair The Fringe   You’ve probably watched nature films that portray lions going after their prey. You may even…

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SHOWING THE LOVE OF JESUS TO OTHERS

Can the ordinary person on the street be able to discern if you or I are followers of Jesus? What kind of love do we show to those around us? Something to think about. Eternal Perspectives      by Sally Bair  She loved Jesus   One of my neighbors died recently. I didn’t know her well, as…

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LESSONS FROM THE TITANIC

Many lessons have been learned over the years about the sinking of the Titanic. Probably the most important one is about trust. Who and what can we trust? As followers of Jesus Christ, we can take joy and hope in His unfailing promises. Eternal Perspectives          by Sally Bair Trust April 15 marked the 101st  anniversary…

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GOD ALWAYS DELIVERS ON HIS PROMISES

With social media so popular nowadays, it’s not so often we receive personal letters by snail mail. But oh, what joy when we do! God’s letters to us through His Word and presence are reasons for joy, too, because they’re personal. Eternal Perspectives    by Sally Bair Personal Delivery           I sent a request by mail…

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RESURRECTION POWER

Since resurrection is a rare phenomenon, chances are good that you or I won’t die and then come back to life bodily in our lifetime. But because Jesus rose bodily from death, we can claim life after death when He returns to judge the world. Hallelujah, He is risen! Eternal Perspectives      by Sally Bair He…

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WHEN I SURVEY THE WONDROUS CROSS

Without idolizing the cross on which Jesus died, we need to remember the seriousness of it and the life-changing impact it has in our Christian walk. Eternal Perspectives      by Sally Bair The Wondrous Cross   While growing up on the farm, I often visited the lone beechnut tree that stood like a sentinel at the…

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RUNNING THE RACE

Let’s face it. We all like to win a race, even if it’s first in line at the grocery store. But Jesus has something important to say about trying to be first.  Eternal Perspectives      by Sally Bair  The Best Race  I’m not athletically inclined so never entered a foot race. I found early on that…

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FOG VERSUS SUNSHINE

We often encounter fog this time of year, when the weather can’t make up its mind to let the sun shine so it can do its spring thing, or cover it over with fog. Eternal Perspectives      by Sally Bair Contrasts This time of year often brings foggy mornings, times when every little thing outside…

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ARE YOU READY FOR THAT DAY?

It’s in our nature to put off certain decisions, thinking we’ll live to see another day … and another … and another. Some decisions we don’t want to delay, and the most important is where we will spend eternity. Eternal Perspectives        by Sally Bair  Ready or not? A tabloid headline once screamed, “Christ will return…

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ETERNAL PERSPECTIVES: GOD LOVES FROGS TOO

Soon it will be the season for the peepers to sing, one of Spring’s delightful sounds. Then come the bigger frogs, a gardener’s best friend. And to think that God cares about each one, even as He cares for you. Eternal Perspectives       by Sally Bair God and Frogs I read a story about a woman…

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