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Biblical Parenting is a Big Responsibility

Helps to Biblical Parenting “And you, fathers, do not provoke your children to wrath, But bring them up in the training and admonition of the Lord” (Eph. 6:4). How many times have we heard or read this verse? I know for myself, ever since I became a parent I have been snagged by this verse. I simply cannot read right through it. It is a command to me in this special state of parenthood, and my conscience is pricked as this addresses an area of personal responsibility. One of the more sobering truths that the Lord teaches us from His. . .
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Don’t Waste Your Inheritance

We Have Received an Inheritance The Lord explains to us in the first chapter of Job that we have come into this world naked, and that we shall leave this world in the same condition. As much as this is true, it is not an empty world into which we have come! The Lord Himself has prepared an earthly place for us. Of course He is the creator, so all things we see come from His hand. But another thing we must recognize is that much of what we receive comes to us, molded and developed, passing through the hands. . .
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The Spirit of Christmas Future

It’s too bad that Dickens’ old Scrooge is remembered in terms of “bah, humbug.” I mean, after all he did change, and his latter end was night and day compared to his rough start. I can say the same for myself… In fact, even David prayed that the Lord would not remember the sins of his youth (Ps. 25). Of course, we could say it took some extreme measures in Scrooge’s case, nighttime messengers and all. But wait–didn’t you and I experience messengers of a sort? Yes, the Holy Spirit was involved, but weren’t there some “beautiful feet” as well,. . .
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Rev. Roger Erber

Rev. Roger Erber.

Roger Erber was born and raised in a busy northwest suburb of Chicago. He and his family now enjoy living on a couple of acres outside of the small town of Harvard, Illinois which is known for the statue of a Holstein cow (not made of gold) in the center of town. During WWII the Harvard area was the milk capital of the country. He is married to Maggie and has eight wonderful children, four of whom are married and have given him eleven lively grandchildren, thus far. The house is really hopping when the whole family gets together! Rog has had a diverse "career" from Engineer, Tool & Die Designer, President of Illinois Christian Home Educators, and now - Pastor/Elder of Christ's Church, which is a member of the Covenant Presbyterian Church.
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