All posts by: philbrassfield

Graduation day is a day to celebrate! You’ve worked hard, studied, completed the assignments and passed the tests. You’ve earned this moment. The diploma you receive is your wages for hard work and faithfulness; no one can take it away. It is yours forever! But after the ceremonies are past and the tassels have been......
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  “There shall not any man be able to stand before thee all the days of thy life: as I was with Moses, so I will be with thee: I will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.” [Jos 1:5 KJV] “Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid,......
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. introduced change to an entire generation and ultimately the flow of American society forever when he cast the vision that his dream had created. “I have a dream” is a phrase from the most celebrated speech that Dr. King ever delivered. He spoke at a large rally in Washington, D.C.......
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News! It’s good. It’s bad. It’s happy. It’s sad! News is emotional, it’s exciting and can be depressing. News is the sharing of information that connects us to the larger world around us reminding us that we all are in this together. I’m amazed, at times, how it defines our lives individually and sometimes as......
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I have always been fascinated with words and concepts. They are my stock and trade. Words are powerful. They are a gift that allows us to relate to each other with understanding. And understanding is the grand achievement of all communication from advertising to preaching. Without understanding, no objective that requires more than one to......
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Ask any farmer, especially an ancient Jewish farmer, about harvesting crops and his first thoughts will normally go to rain. For a farmer living in an agricultural economy, as was the case in ancient Israel, whose family and very lifestyle is dependent upon the harvest to survive, it is impossible to separate rain and the......
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World Domination Persecution Beheadings Crucifixion One World Government Rome AD 33: What has changed in 2000 years? Not Much! You might have thought as you read the words in the graphic above that I was talking about ISIS and 2015, but actually the statements were referring to AD 33 and the Roman Empire. The Romans......
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Even by secular standards Jesus Christ is the most influential figure in world human history. If leadership is influence, then He certainly deserves the crown. There have been more books written about Him, more lectures about His life, opinions, and teachings than any other person in history. If the Christian enterprise were considered in business......
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I believe that the fountain of right and wrong, both in the area of decision and action, is motivation. Motivation has in it a root word, motive. And the word has come to have a largely negative connotation. But we all have motives. They rest quietly behind every decision and action we make. The question......
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Isaiah 9:6&7- For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; and the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.  Of the increase of [His] government and peace there will be no end, upon the throne of......
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