Northern Light

Are You Making Spiritual Sacrifices?

Every Monday night several folks gather around our dinner table for an hour or so of Bible study. We've been through the gospel of John, 1 John, and now we are working through 1 Peter. Tonight we focused on a passage in chapter two. It includes those verses where Peter describes the work of the…
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Living There While We’re Here

Recent events, specifically the shooting at First Baptist Church, Sutherland Springs, TX, as well as other events where violence and death have been wrought by frustrated and hurting people against "innocents" (you do know no one in actually "innocent," right?; "All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God . . .") raise…
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A Formula for Waiting

It comes as no surprise to even the most casual reader of God's word that there are times and seasons on the life of a believer that are characterized by "waiting" and the need for patience. There are those moments (hours, days, weeks, months, years, you get the picture) when we are certain God is…
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Are You Ready for Eternity

The following post appeared Saturday September 2, 2017 in the Cook County News-Herald: It seems strange to me, this continuing life as usual when life has taken the turn to the unusual for so many. Thousands displaced by flooding in southeast Texas and southwest Louisiana, yet a local museum hosts a pie social to raise…
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