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About davidtarbet1

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


Matthew 5:29 TEMPTATIONS OF THE EYE Jesus knew that entrapment to sin is an ever-present temptation with serious consequences.  He said:  “If your right eye causes you to sin, tear it out and throw it away. For it is better … Continue reading

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THE MISSIONARIES’ “NEW SONG” “Oh sing to the Lord a new song: sing to the Lord, all the earth!” Some of us grew up singing a hymn of praise and hope written almost one hundred years ago by J.R. Baxter … Continue reading

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“TEACH US TO NUMBER OUR DAYS” “So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom.” (Psalm 90:12) I regret to inform the readers that some biblical scholars, clergymen, and seminary students do not care … Continue reading

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Psalm 84

FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH “They will go from strength to strength” (Psalm 84:7) It is true that we do not know how much we miss certain things until we are denied the privilege of having them — seeing  the things … Continue reading

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LEFT THE CHURCH? THINKING OF GOING BACK? The words of Israel’s king David will help put everything into proper perspective. Please read Psalm 73 carefully, then think about these reflections . . . . A New England friend of mine … Continue reading

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PRAYERS OF A MATURE PERSON Recently my wife, Paula, and I drove along one of Connecticut’s little known roads when suddenly we came upon the Dewey Granby Oak. Actually, we had already passed it when we realized we should turn … Continue reading

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BLESSED BE GOD “Awesome is God from His sanctuary; . . . He is the one who gives power and strength to His people. Blessed be God!” (Psalm 68:35). Please read Psalm 68. Underline its key words; circle the verse … Continue reading

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BETRAYED BY A FRIEND? Please read Psalm 55, underline words that are important to you, then consider these reflections on the psalm. Betrayal is hurtful. “The worst pain in the world goes beyond the physical. Even further beyond any other … Continue reading

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BLESSED CITY OF GOD “There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God, the holy habitation of the Most High. God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved; God will help her when … Continue reading

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WHEN GOD’S DISCIPLINE SEEMS UNFAIR The 39th Psalm is one of the most difficult to examine and discuss. With humility I will attempt to share its timeless lessons. There are only 13 verses. Please read this Psalm, underline words that … Continue reading

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