Tucumcari ‘family’ must work together to face challenges

By Debra Whittington: Religion columnist But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus. — Philippians 4:19

Jesus gives us strength to handle anything

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me. — Philippians 4:13

Giving comfort to those in need

By Debra Whittington Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort; Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God. 2 […]

Being crucified with Christ

By Leonard Lauriault, chruch of Christ Many characters, including us, had a role in Jesus’ death, burial, and resurrection. Some of those characters have been elevated to a greater level than God likely intended, including at least one of the thieves crucified with Christ (Luke 23: 32-43). Still, we can learn from their part in […]

Ordinary people can do the extraordinary

By Debra Whittington And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ. Colossians 3:23-24

Changing attitudes can turn 2009 into a positive year

By Debra Whittington Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers. Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice: And be ye kind one […]

Positive outlook key to keeping faith in troubled times

By Debra Whittington For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me. And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. […]

Are you ready? Not all of us will get a second chance

By Debra Whittington Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, To an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you. 1 Peter […]

Concentrating on God’s love can bring overflowing joy

By Leonard Lauriault “Joy to the world, the Lord is come! (Watts, 1719; Luke 2: 1-20; be sure to read all the scripture references).” We should be glad Jesus came to earth because we can have many blessings in him, including righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit and the hope of glory – […]

Advent is time of anticipation

By Debra Whittington For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast. For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them. Ephesians 2:8-10 […]