• Power For Today


        I love to walk in the mornings with our dog Max, our German Shepherd/Hound mix. Recently, my wife and a toddler she babysits have joined us when we walk. Most of the time Max enjoys them walking with us, but the other day he became confused.
        The toddler, Peyton, was eating a cookie as we walked. Should he stay with Peyton in hopes of getting a bite of the cookie, or should she run alongside me as normal?

  • Observe the Sabbath

        Then he said to them, ‘The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath. So the Son of Man is Lord even of the Sabbath.’  Mark 2:27-28


       Even God had to rest after six days of labor, and the observance of the Sabbath, besides commemorating that day of divine rest, is instituted to give all who labor a rest from their toil. Notice how in the formulation from Exodus, the requirement is extended even to one’s  servants and animals:

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    Surely we can do something

        It seems recently that the weather has been somewhat unpredictable. During this time of year, it can be sunny one second, and the very next second the rain can be coming down like a monsoon. It reminds me of a story I heard recently.

  • The B.I.B.L.E.

      The word “Bible” comes from the Greek word “biblion,” meaning book. Since most Christians consider the Bible to be the foundational book on how to live, this derivation seems particularly appropriate.

  • Remarkable Bible Fact

    The Bible was originally drafted in three languages; Koine Greek, Hebrew and Aramaic.

  • Power For Today

    Scoring 100 at school

        There is the story of a little girl who came home from school one day all excited about what had happened. She ran into the house and said, “Mom, I got a hundred on my work at school today.” Her mother was thrilled, especially since the little girl had not been doing well at school lately. The mother took papers from her daughter’s hand and here is what she found: Math, 50; Science, 30; and, Social Studies, 20. She had a hundred okay, but not what she needed or thought she had.

  • Dyllis Church Homecoming set for Sept. 9

        Dyllis Baptist Church, located at 530 Dyllis Road in Harriman will hold its annual Homecoming service on Sunday, Sept. 9, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Bro. Luke Kidwell will preach and Ms. Skylar Adams will sing. Lunch will be served after the service. Everyone is invited to attend.

  • Be Happy at Work

    Work hard and cheerfully at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people.