Thoughts from The Bible

Thanksgiving for God’s word
by Terry Broome

We are so fortunate to live in a time when Bibles are available in nearly every bookstore, variety store like Wal-Mart, and in most libraries. Most homes in America have several copies. At first I was a bit embarrassed to admit I have approximately 40 Bibles in my office covering many translations for comparative study. Many Bible students have computer programs that contain at least that many translations right on the computer screen at a key stroke. We all have them, but I have to wonder if they are deeply loved and appreciated as they deserve to be. After all, this is God’s personal message to mankind about the great hope of salvation in Christ Jesus.

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Fishing tip of the week

A day of fishing
by Mike Gerry

Over the many years of guiding on Lake Guntersville, I have found that people using guides really want to learn something about fishing besides catching fish and having fun.

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Love shouldn’t hurt – ever

Holiday Tips from a Survivor
by Teresia Smith

Several years ago, I shared this story. Many will be celebrating various holidays soon so I felt this was a good time to share again. The holidays can be a particularly stressful time for adult domestic violence or sexual assault survivors, especially those who now have children. Everything’s supposed to be happy and rosy, with plenty of family and togetherness — but what if your family has caused you pain? Read on as one survivor shares a portion of his story and his tips from nomore.org for getting through the season.

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Thoughts from The Bible

Our Search For Spiritual Perfection: (Part Two)
by Terry Broome

The goal of Paul’s preaching was that he might present every man perfect in Christ. This is the goal of Christ Jesus as well. It is a goal too huge for human power. Our generation with its lack of moral principles needs to be converted and transformed – presented perfect in Christ. This was what Paul attempted to do by a preaching of the Gospel. It was his fervent desire for us to grow and attain to a fully developed spiritual man in Christ Jesus. Paul expresses this aim in Col. 1:28, “Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus.”

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Fishing tip of the week

Rigging rods & reels
by Mike Gerry

In my boat there are always questions from my customers about how to rig their rods and reels with respect to reel speed, rod length, rod action, and line size. So, I thought I would give you some quick advice as to how I see this issue.

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