Neal Pollard When the disciples asked Jesus to teach them to pray (Luke 11:1), they were asking the most qualified instructor. However, they had a good teacher from the background of their own heritage in David. The book of Psalms is at times a songbook and at other times a prayer journal. Numerous examples of … Continue reading Learning To Pray From A Man After God’s Own Heart
Neal Pollard We find ourselves often bobbing in a sea of religious confusion. Many groups claim to be the best religion and point to their ingredients as reasons for such claims. Several years ago, our boys played basketball in a league hosted by a huge community church in the Denver area. Their church's campus includes … Continue reading Better Living
Neal Pollard Disclaimer: I clearly recognize my own fallibility and potential short-sightedness on this and all matters. Please be assured that the following is written with deepest love for the Savior, the saved, and the lost sinner. Prudence, wisdom, and Christ-like love should characterize all such discussions as these, and that is my intention. There … Continue reading SCATTERED THOUGHTS ABOUT “OUR SONGS”
Neal Pollard Are you sure to take credit for works that are done or do you seek to give credit for them? Are you more apt to take others’ time or to give your time to others? Do you take joy from others or give it to them? Are you quicker to take the attention … Continue reading Are You A Taker Or A Giver?
Neal Pollard Prayer is a very personal exercise, a life built between an individual and God. Thus, these suggestions may of themselves feel intrusive or foreign to some. However, through the years, I have heard many express some difficulty in knowing how to praise God or what to say in praise to Him when in … Continue reading PRAISE IDEAS FOR PRAYER
Neal Pollard Kathy and I attended the funeral of Mildred (Millie) King, Larry's mom and relative to several Bear Valley members, this morning at the Loveland church of Christ. Ron Lauterbach, the local preacher there, delivered a fine tribute to the godliness of this woman. So many kind things were said by Ron as well … Continue reading A Beautiful Tribute
Neal Pollard There are people who die some very gruesome deaths in Scripture--Eglon, Jezebel, the Levite's concubine in Judges 19, Judas, and others, too. But maybe none is more disturbing than the death of Herod the Great. A wicked, godless ruler, Herod Agrippa I had just overseen the execution of the apostle James and intended … Continue reading THE GLORY-HOG