Dwight Fuqua

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Influence

Influence

[370 words] Influence is the force by which we have an effect upon the life of another person. We each have influence. The power of your influence is staggering. You want to be a good influence for Christ! Attempts are made to minimize the power of individual...

Peaceable

Peaceable

[377 words] Hamor and Shechem mistakenly said of Jacob's sons, "These men are at peace with us" (Genesis 34:21). The wise woman of Abel told Joab, "I am among the peaceable and faithful in Israel" (2 Samuel 20:19). Near Gebor the descendants of Simeon found a place to...

What Comes First?

What Comes First?

[190 words] Even before his outstanding years as Harding University's quarterback, Tom Ed Gooden was noted by the Arkansas Gazette as being the best high school quarterback in his district. The newspaper, ran a picture of Tom Ed with the caption, "Not On Wednesday."...

Showing Everyday Faith

Showing Everyday Faith

[188 words] • The respect you show God and His Word on Sundays says a lot about your faith in Him. • The attitude you show the world on Mondays says a lot about your faith in God. • How much time you send reading your Bible and in prayer on Tuesdays says a lot about...

What Comes First?

What Comes First?

[191 words] Even before his outstanding years as Harding University's quarterback, Tom Ed Gooden was noted by the Arkansas Gazette as being the best high school quarterback in his district. The newspaper ran a picture of Tom Ed with the caption, "Not On Wednesday." It...

Truth is Incontrovertible

Truth is Incontrovertible

[273 words] The Master said, "And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free" (John 8:32). Sir Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom said, "The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end,...

Precious Wounds

Precious Wounds

[428 words] Paul exhorted, 'Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing" (1 Thessalonians 5:11, ESV). We want to "encourage one another" as Christians, but what does that involve? Our minds immediately go to positive remarks and...

Upside Down

Upside Down

[308 words] You are watching a movie on TV or DVD. You are really rooting for the hero to overcome the obstacles before him so that he can ride off into the sunset. Suddenly it dawns on you: "I should not be rooting for this guy!" He has been violating the law! He has...

Watch!

Watch!

[303 words] To "watch" is to be on the lookout, to be alert and vigilant. "Watch" is a constant admonition in Scripture. In addition to other words translated "watch," the Greek word "gregoreo" appears 22 times in the New Testament. God wants us to watch, but for...

Are You Perfect In Every Way?

Are You Perfect In Every Way?

[533 words] Back in the 80's Mac Davis sang, "Oh Lord it’s hard to be humble when you're perfect in every way.” God deliver the family, the friends, the brethren and the congregation from those who think they are "perfect in every way.” Romans 12 is an awesome...

Receptivity

Receptivity

[386 words] Receptivity is the desire to hear and the willingness to accept God's Word! The Master exhorted, "Therefore take heed how you hear" (Luke 8:18). This admonition concluded His teaching about the different soils (hearts) on which the seed (God's Word) falls....

The Three M’s

The Three M’s

  [359 words] In 1 Peter 4:11 the apostle Peter wrote, “If anyone speaks, let him speak as the oracles of God. If anyone ministers, let him do it as with the ability which God supplies, that in all things God may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom belong...

Perfection

Perfection

Christians struggle with the concept of perfection. We associate perfection with sinlessness. However, the New Testament word has reference to completeness. The word “teleios" is found 19 times in the New Testament and is translated “perfect” every time in the King...

How Valuable ls One Soul?

How Valuable ls One Soul?

How valuable is one soul? The Master said, “For what profit is it to a man if he gains the whole world, and loses his own soul? Or what will a man give in exchange for his soul?” (Matthew 16:26). One soul is worth more than “the whole world.” Every soul is valuable...

Industrious

Industrious

An industrious person is attentive and active. An industrious person is committed and conscientious. An industrious person is dedicated and diligent. An industrious person is focused and faithful. An industrious person is hardworking and helpful. An industrious person...

The Reason for the Season?

The Reason for the Season?

  [317 words] It’s December! For many, especially children, “It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year.” It is also the time of the year when we hear the slogan, “Jesus is the reason for the season.” How do you feel about that slogan? I take issue! Jesus is not...