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We lost a good and eloquent man when Jonathan Sacks died in November of last year. Sacks was an Orthodox rabbi and served as Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth from 1991 to 2013. He was later made a member of the House of Lords.

“Therefore I speak to them in parables; because while seeing they do not see, and while hearing they do not hear, nor do they understand.”

“Therefore, as you have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him, having been firmly rooted and now being built up in Him and established in your faith, just as you were instructed, and overflowing with gratitude.”

Public attention has recently been focused on a wide variety of conspiracy theories ranging from the grotesque (cannibalism) to the anti-Semitic (Jews secretly starting fires) to the outright bizarre (lizard people)

As parents of three teenage daughters, my wife and I expend a lot of our leisure time managing other people’s laundry. Because our children are at an age when I can no longer differentiate their underwear according to their favorite colors or cartoon characters, I often beckon them to join i…

Ironically, the year America celebrated its 200th birthday and independence from England, it was a British rock star who held the No. 1 spot on the American rock album charts for 10 weeks.

“For if while we were enemies we were reconciled to God through the death of His Son, much more, having been reconciled, we shall be saved by His life.”

“I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.”

“ ... and the Scripture was fulfilled which says, ‘And Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness,’ and he was called a friend of God.”

“For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.”

“Now when they heard this, they were pierced to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, ‘Brothers, what are we to do?’ Peter said to them, ‘Repent, and each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins ...’ ”

At the Longview Chamber of Commerce, one of our top priorities is making sure that we are setting up kids for success in school so they can grow up to be the next generation of business owners, teachers, doctors, and community leaders. And we know that putting a child on that path to success…

The movie “Bonnie and Clyde” was released in 1967. It told the story of the infamous Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker (and their gang) and how they rampaged their way through Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and Missouri in the mid-1930s, robbing banks and murdering anyone who got in their way.

“Do not work for the food that perishes, but for the food that lasts for eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you, for on Him the Father, God, has set His seal.”

“I now rejoice, not that you were made sorrowful, but that you were made sorrowful to the point of repentance; for you were made sorrowful according to the will of God, so that you might not suffer loss in anything through us.”

Today's Bible verse

“You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you. Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord God is an everlasting rock.”

Isaiah 26:3-4

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