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Be Sure Of The Foundation

Neal Pollard In 2008, I traveled to Bangladesh and spent an unscheduled night in the Capitol city of Dhaka. It’s likely that I passed the eight-story tall Rana Plaza building on that trip, given its proximity to my hotel.  I … Continue reading

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Remember I Am Dust (Poem)

Neal Pollard I read the words of David today They were so full of hope and trust They spoke of God’s merciful way That He is mindful we’re but dust. He knows that transgressions we commit That His forgiveness is … Continue reading

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Neal Pollard When you come across Sanballat, Tobiah, Geshem the Arab, and the unnamed others of Nehemiah six, you can’t help but be struck by how timeless some things are.  The book of Nehemiah recounts the great construction project led … Continue reading

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Neal Pollard The tendency to try and make subjective experience as more meaningful and valuable than objective truth is age old. We would rather feel something than learn or obey something. Yet, notice how thoroughly the Bible shows that adequate … Continue reading

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The Church Is Perfect, But It Isn’t

Neal Pollard After a weekend full of lessons which built our appreciation for Christ’s church, I have a renewed appreciation for the incredible institution God premeditated from eternity.  The Ephesian epistle paints the picture of the church as Jesus’ bride, … Continue reading

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Avoid Foolish And Ignorant Disputes!

Neal Pollard A man is about to be put to death for preaching Christ.  He is composing the last known words he left to history, and it is addressed to another, younger preacher.  The entire letter is less than 2,000 … Continue reading

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Neal Pollard These are far from comprehensive, but they form a sample of Jesus’ vast wisdom: “Come to Me and I will give you rest” (Mat. 11:28-30) “Give and it will be given to You” (Luke 6:38) “Seek the Kingdom … Continue reading

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“No Doubt You Are The People, And Wisdom Will Die With You!”

                Neal Pollard This is, in my estimation, the most withering of Job’s comebacks to those miserable comforters introduced to us as his friends, Eliphaz, Bildad, and Zophar (2:11).  The statement is made … Continue reading

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Don’t Take A Dog By The Ears

Neal Pollard I was shocked to hear this morning that local NBC morning news anchor, Kyle Dyer, was bitten on the lip by an Argentine Mastiff in a “feel good story” about the dog, who was rescued by a local … Continue reading

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