All posts tagged The Point Is

The Point Is … Better Late Than Never

by James Collins “Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.” James 5:16 Over the years, I have been blessed to receive many letters from readers. Many of those letters asked questions. One reader wrote, “Dear Pastor James, you […]

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The Point is … Reasons to Leave Your Church 7/17/2020

by James Collins “And upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.” Matthew 16:18b “Why didn’t you wear a tie to church today, you pinheaded nitwit?” Lois asked me with a frown on her face. Lois Steam (not her real name) is a woman in […]

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The Point is … Shining The Light 4/24/2020

by James Collins “Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.” Matthew 5:14 Joe was anxious as he walked into the jewelry store to shop for an engagement ring. He had been saving for months to buy the perfect ring to give to Carol. Joe and Carol had been […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: The Point is … A Matter of Life and Death 4/30/2020

Send to Kindle by James Collins “But is now made manifest by the appearing of our Saviour Jesus Christ, who hath abolished death, and hath brought life and immortality to light through the gospel.” 2 Timothy 1:10 “Am I going to die?” he asked. I looked up from where I was sitting at his bedside and locked eyes with […]

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The Point is … What, Me Worry? 3/20/2020

by James Collins “Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.” Isaiah 41:10 The stock market is crashing, and the world is on the verge of a […]

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The Point Is … The Clock Is Ticking 3/10/2020

by James Collins “Man is like to vanity: his days are as a shadow that passeth away.” Psalm 144:4  “I like 6 o’clock being 7 o’clock a whole lot better than I did its being 5 o’clock.” I said.  “What?” my wife, Amanda, asked with a look of bewilderment on her pretty face.  “I said, I like […]

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