Author Archives: davidtarbet1

About davidtarbet1

Minister of Evangelism, Church of Christ, New Milford, Connecticut Director, The White Rock Fund, Dallas, Texas

THE DAY OF THE LORD IS COMING!

“The great Day of the Lord is near –– near and coming quickly!” (Zephaniah 1:14). Zephaniah lived during the reign of Judah’s king Josiah (640-609 BC) –– over 2600 years ago –– and his words were spoked with urgency and … Continue reading

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IS YOUR GOD HOMELESS?

“My house remains a ruin” (Haggai 1:9) After the children of Israel returned to their homeland from Babylonian captivity, they faced stiff opposition from their neighbors and decided not to continue re-building the temple of God (read about it in … Continue reading

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HOW DO WE COPE WITH BAD ‘NEWS’?

Every morning the radio wakes us up to the latest News –– international news, national news, local news. Whether it is ABC, CBS, Fox News or NBC, most of the News is bad.  Innocent people have been shot; earthquakes have … Continue reading

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MOTIVATION FOR GOING TO CHURCH

People usually go to worship because they want to, and by the same token, people usually avoid going to church because they choose not to go. Apparently more people are deciding not to go to Sunday worship services today.  At … Continue reading

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WAKE UP! WAKE UP, YOU SLEEPY-HEAD!

In the middle of winter most of us look forward to the arrival of Spring and the return of the robins. Harry M. Woods penned the words of his famous song, “When the Red, Red Robin” in 1926. It was an … Continue reading

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WHAT THE LORD HAS SAID TO THE BROKEN HEARTED

In the sixth century BC God’s people were led into Babylonian captivity after much devastation had come upon them. The losses they suffered were almost unbearable. Freedom had been replaced with slavery; prosperity with impoverishment; family togetherness had been shattered … Continue reading

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John 6:53-54 Is More Than The Eucharist

After feeding the 5,000 with loaves and fishes Jesus delivered one of His most pointed and powerful sermons on “the food that endures for eternal life” (John 6:27). It is in this sermon that Jesus stated: “I tell you the … Continue reading

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