Month: October 2017

Why I Love the Bible by Rev. John McCoury gives us good advice.

Evergreen Church Why I Love the Bible By Rev John McCoury Roan Mountain, Tennessee O how love I thy law! it is my meditation all the day. – Psa. 119:97 Can we say with the psalmist “I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimonies … 1 will delight myself in thy statutes.” I love the Bible because it is the Word of God. Both, the external and the internal evidences for this are overwhelming … God speaks through the Bible to man, and the believing heart is changed. That’s external evidence. Bible accounts of saints and sinners alike...

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Clint’s Funny Farm is As Busy As a Bee this Month

The Rest of the Story Doug Harrell   Clint was always interesting to watch and listen to, his mechanical ability was next to zero but his overall intellect was close to 100.  I had the opportunity to see him in a high powered corporate arena and also on the farm, he really fit better in the corporate arena, but he certainly kept things lively on the farm.  This story is no exception to the rule, you just have to laugh out loud at the experiences.       Dear Friends, A devoted reader, and a self-proclaimed Funny Farm Fan,...

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Helping People In Need By Terry Cheek is do appropriate for right now!

The Inspiring Word Reformation Pastor Terry Cheek Th.D. McDowell County Thanks for joining me for another publication of “The Blue Ridge Christian News” and my article “The Inspiring Word”. With October upon us, we obviously have our hearts turned toward fall and the coming holidays. My heart warms to think of them, time with family and friends, the special fellowship and atmosphere found only in the body of Christ! This year October brings something very special. This October we recognize the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Reformation. On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses...

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But for the Grace of God is Doug Harrell’s Life Lessons for this Month

Life Lessons But for the Grace of God By Doug Harrell Luke 6:37  Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned: forgive, and ye shall be forgiven: As I have grown older, and hopefully a bit wiser, I tend to look at people and situations with more compassion, and maybe understanding, than I did when I was younger.  In my younger years, I tended to be very judgmental toward people and the things  they did, and I am still guilty of this in some instances, if I am honest with myself. ...

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Fallen Leaves by Jacob Willis looks at our transitions in life.

Yancey County Hospice Fallen Leaves By Jacob Willis Yancey County    Ecclesiastes 3 says, “ To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:  2 A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;  3 A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up;  4 A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;  5 A time to cast away stones, and a...

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