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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 12:00 PM
Nearly a decade ago last month the Philadelphia Fire Department assisted a property owner on Border Street in burning a dilapidated house in what was described then as an effort to remove “unlivable” structures.
  • In this passage Paul continues his teaching concerning the new life the believer has in Christ. It is important to understand that regeneration or being born again, a work God does in us, does not consist  in a mere moral reformation of life. It brings infusion of a new, real, spiritual principle into the soul. It seeks God’s glory and the expulsion of the enmity toward God characteristic of the old nature.
  • EDITORIAL/Chief Ben, man of integrity
    Cyrus Ben was sworn in last week as the fifth chief of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. We expect to see great things on the Reservation as a result of his sweeping victory.
  • The women of the U.S. national soccer team are famous for being extraordinary athletes, repeat world champions — and plaintiffs. 
  • Since the Democratic debates in June, the tide seems to have receded for the party and its presidential hopefuls.
  • EDITORIAL/Down at the DMV
    Citizens around the state are still complaining about the lengthy wait for driver’s licenses, especially those who need to test a teen.
  • Walter Winchell, well known columnist, enlisted in the Navy was assigned to the U. S. S. Iris, served on board that vessel until the cessation of hostilities when he started his column in print. He is now a lieutenant in the Naval Reserve.
  • GETTING THE MESSAGE/Colossians 3: 5-7
    Paul has spoken to Christians in chapter one of the greatness of salvation in Christ. The Christian has been delivered from the domain of darkness, transferred into the kingdom of the Lord Jesus Christ, a kingdom of light. Paul continued this theme in chapter 2, pointing out that the Christian has been forgiven his hostile disposition toward God and all the deeds that followed, through the atoning sacrifice of the Lord Jesus on the cross.
  • I will worship toward Your holy temple, And praise Your name For Your lovingkindness and Your truth; For You have magnified Your word above all Your name.
  • GETTING THE MESSAGE/Colossians 3:1-4
    I once knew a young man who had a remarkable capacity for memorization. He recited to me the book of Galatians one day, and he later memorized the gospel of John. In our day of both prosperity and strife, this is a passage we would benefit greatly from knowing and “walking” around with. It reminds us of how future oriented the Christian faith is.
  • EDITORIAL/We hold these truths...
    We remember our independence with these excerpts from the Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776:
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