Author Archives: parklinscomb

About parklinscomb

I'm a minister for the church of Christ in Manchester NH where I've worked since the 1970's. I'm a big fan of my family, archaeology, the Bible, the Lord's church, and Gander Brook Christian Camp.

The Marks of Commitment

I was reading a fortune cookie the other day: “Punctuality is a mark of commitment.” Now, I don’t take fortune cookie philosophy too seriously, but it did cause me wonder, “Is that true, and what are the marks of commitment?” … Continue reading

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This Little Light of Mine

It’s a simple song, but it has a profound message—straight from Scripture—”This Light of Mine”. It comes from a the Sermon on the Mount, where Jesus tells us that His disciples are the light of the world (Matt. 5:14). Let’s … Continue reading

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The Encouragement of Involvement

After the defeat of Ammonites and Moabites, lands east of the Jordan River, the Gad, Reuben, and half the tribe of Manasseh came to Moses and asked if it were possible for them to settle east of the Jordan. They … Continue reading

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Let Your Joy Shine!

Christian is not a negative religion. The world—very unfortunately—sees God’s word, Christ’s church, and Christians generally as very negative—a religion of “No”. We know why, of course; God often says, “No,” to the evil and harmful things that people in … Continue reading

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THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT, Part 4

The last few weeks we’ve been giving a little deeper thought to the fruit of the Spirit. While we probably know the basic meaning of these qualities, I hope you’ve been made to reflect and examine “inspect” the fruit of … Continue reading

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THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT, Part 3

Last week we launched off into some of the particulars of the fruit of the Spirit, love, joy, and peace; but of course, there’s more to this delightful fruit produced in disciples of Christ through God’s Holy Spirit. This time … Continue reading

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THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT, Part 2

Over the last several weeks, on this bulletin page, we’ve been studying Galatians 5:19-23, the famous list of works of the flesh and the fruit of the Spirit. We’ve looked at the Biblical definition of the works of the flesh … Continue reading

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