“TATTOO” is from a Polynesian word tatau, “to write, paint, scar or stain.” (Wikipedia) Movie stars and sports figures have them. A Harris Poll stated that 32 percent aged 25 to 29 have one. It is a topic young people have to deal with: “Is it right for a Christian to get a tattoo?” There


Moses said the 80th milestone marks the end of man’s normal earthly pilgrimage (Ps 90:10). Then begins the ONE long day of eternity (2 Pet 3:8). Before the flood, men lived to great ages – often over 900 years. The average age in Genesis 5 was 857 years. After the flood (Gen 6-9) lifespan dropped


There are three families: Natural, Spiritual and Eternal. NATURAL FAMILY. First there is the planting of the seed of man, followed by the birth of a baby from the womb of woman. This is only a temporary dwelling with sickness, health, joy and sadness. The time here is short like a “vapor that appears for


Little Things Someone wrote us about trivial “piddly” matters. 1. Which fruit to avoid eating in the Garden of Eden? Satan called it a piddly matter. (Gen. 3:1-21) 2. Which kind of wood for the ark? Noah obeyed, considering it not a piddly matter. (Gen 6:13-22) 3. Which fire for sacrifice? Priests Nadab and Abihu


I was famous and had great beauty. But I was barren. I loved my husband dearly, even though he sometimes did such strange things. We had not been married long until he said we must move far away. I loved him and respected him. I was willing to obey him and sometimes called him “lord!”


In America’s early days, sodomy was a crime punishable by dismemberment, as under Thomas Jefferson in 1832. All presidents from George Washington enforced moral laws as defined by God’s word, the Bible. They believed the nation could not survive if moral principles were abandoned: “A man shall … be joined to his wife.” Jesus quoted


It was God’s plan, not man’s, that certain things be joined together. “What God has joined together, let not man separate,” said the Son of God (Mt 19:3-9). We must not change God’s word (Jer 10:23; Isa 55:8-9). 1 MAN AND WOMAN.  Marriage is God’s design, is permanent, separated only by death (Eph 5:22-33). Homosexuality


Over 70% of high school dropouts come from homes where there is no father. A large percentage of students in grades 1-12 come from homes where the mother has abandoned the children’s biological father, or vice-versa. The Bible calls on men to become strong godly leaders in their homes. God ordained that the father’s family


Jesus quoting the Old Testament said: “What God has joined, let not man separate” (Matthew 19:6 NIV). He was referring to the man and the woman whom He had created (Genesis 13). He made the woman for the man to be his companion and helper, not to be separated except by death (Genesis 1:27; 3:16;


Proof of the wisdom and plan of God was seen last week at the College Hill Church of Christ. The splendid sermon Sunday morning by minister Robert Waller, “The Fork In The Road,” set the theme for the day. He read the famous poem, “The Road Not Taken,” by Robert Frost projected on the screen,