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Pilgrim Reflections: “Never Forget”

May 24, 2016 11:24am

Memorial Day.

For some, it’s the start of the summer vacation. Picnics. Barbecues. Family get-together. Boating. Baseball games, etc.

But, to all true American patriots it’s a time of...

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Pilgrim Reflections: God’s Sufficient Grace

Feb 23, 2016 8:41am

Maybe it’s because I’m getting older; but now I realize my need of it more than ever before.

God’s Grace.

Nowadays it seems that everywhere I look there there’s sadness. People’s lives...

Pilgrim Reflections: Personal holiness

Feb 15, 2016 8:36pm

It comes from within, not without.

Personal holiness.

We don’t hear much about this nowadays and that may be part of the reason our nation’s in the shape it is. While this sounds like...

Pilgrim Reflections: True Love

Feb 08, 2016 3:22pm

They practiced what they preached.

Four chaplains.

That’s how many were aboard the U.S.A.T. Dorchester on February 2, 1943 when two torpedoes from a German U-boat crashed into the ship...

Pilgrim Reflections: His Sufficient Grace

Feb 02, 2016 3:40pm

There’s never a time when it’s not.

God’s sufficient Grace.

It seems like the older I get the more I realize my need of it—especially this past week. Last Friday I preached the funeral...

PILGRIM REFLECTIONS: The Best Time for It

Jan 26, 2016 12:13pm

Prayer.

We talk a lot about it. We even read books about it. But, when it comes down to it, this is the weakest part of a believer’s spiritual life.

That’s why we mistake rote,...

Pilgrim Reflections: Predictions for this year

Jan 18, 2016 4:20pm

This will be a year of upheaval and uncertainty.

I’m not a prophet in the classical, Biblical sense, who was a “foreteller,” like Isaiah, Daniel, Ezekiel, etc., forecasting what would happen...

Pilgrim reflections: Cry Out to Him

Jan 12, 2016 12:57pm

As someone once said, “He’s only a prayer away.”

No one needs to tell us that this is a pretty sad world. It seems like everywhere I go I find someone who’s grieving over something, whether...

Mailbag: Christmas spirit alive and well

Jan 05, 2016 4:41pm

An incident that began as a terribly-timed flat tire on Pine Street in Cabot on Christmas Eve, ended by reaffirming, for me, the existence of genuine goodness and kindness in our community.

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Pilgrim Reflections: Cry Out to Him

Jan 05, 2016 4:38pm

As someone once said, “He’s only a prayer away.”

No one needs to tell us that this is a pretty sad world. It seems like everywhere I go I find someone who’s grieving over something, whether...

Pilgrim Reflections: Only believe

Dec 28, 2015 4:05pm

“…Be not afraid; only believe”

Mark 5:36b

Five simple words so quietly spoken

To the grief-stricken father that day;

“Be not afraid, only believe”

Was what the Master...