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Dr. John Beck

So what’s the story here? What does the Bible say about cremation? Is it okay for believers to be cremated after they die?

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January 22, 2020
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Dr. John Beck
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In his book, Prayer: Does it Make Any Difference, Philip Yancey told the story of a young woman who visited daily a violent prison in South Africa.

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August 2, 2019
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Dr. John Beck
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Do you remember the parable of the Seed Sower? That story is the beginning of Matthew 13. There Jesus told the story of a farmer sowing his seeds.

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March 26, 2019
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Dr. John Beck
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Some time ago I read an article about new year’s resolutions. As you might expect, about 80 percent of all new year’s resolutions involve in some way diet and exercise.

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January 23, 2019
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Dr. John Beck
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I’ve always had kind of a love/hate relationship with the various “super-glues” out there. How many times have you attempted to repair an object with a “super glue” only to have the glue not work at all on the object, but stick your fingers together like there’s no tomorrow?

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December 3, 2018
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Dr. John Beck
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As the professor approached the main square of the campus, he glanced across the way and noticed a man in blue overalls pumping water from a well. An hour later, after his lecture, he was surprised to see the man still pumping.

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October 3, 2018
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Dr. John Beck
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One of the many changes I’ve witnessed in church life is how we dress for a worship service. As a child, I remember that men always wore suits and ties, and the ladies always wore dresses.

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July 26, 2018
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Dr. John Beck
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I remember a time when I was driving my dad to the airport in Birmingham. Since we lived on the side of town opposite the airport we had to travel through a rather goofy freeway intersection that the local residents lovingly called “Malfunction Junction.”

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April 10, 2018
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Dr. John Beck
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I am old enough to remember when there was no “Siri” or “Maps App.” In those ancient days, when traveling, one had to read a paper map or, in the worst cases, stop and ask others for directions.

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April 3, 2018
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Dr. John Beck
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I’m a huge fan of apples. I am also an “apple snob.” That means I won’t buy apples in the bag, no, I hand pick them from the “expensive apple bin.” To me, it’s worth the extra money to buy apples that are larger, crunchier, juicier, sweeter and sourer. I love those kinds of apples!

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March 7, 2018
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Dr. John Beck
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I listened with great interest Sunday as Dr. Jeff preached about Zacchaeus’ encounter with Jesus in Luke, chapter 19. Zacchaeus was, indeed, a changed person after placing his faith in Christ as evidenced by his behavior.

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January 22, 2018
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