Author Archives: J. L. Moore

A Christian View of Black History Month

February is the month that has been designated to honor the lives and contributions of African Americans who have impacted American society in significant ways. Before there was Black History Month, there was ‘Negro History Week,’ initiated by historian Carter … Continue reading

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That which is to Come…

Every time January 1 rolls around, I take a few moments to revisit where I have been in the previous year. Questions I ask myself include: • What did I accomplish for the cause of Christ? • In what areas … Continue reading

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The Tragic End of Christopher Hitchens

On Thursday, December 15, esophageal cancer claimed the life of world-renowned author and atheist Christopher Hitchens, as he lived out his final hours at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. At the young age of 62, Mr. Hitchens is … Continue reading

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Is it a Wonderful Life For You?

As the Christmas season approaches, I am anticipating the quiet, winter evening that I will relax at home and watch one of my favorite movies: It’s a Wonderful Life. Released in 1946, it has been listed as the most inspirational … Continue reading

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Is Steve Jobs in Heaven?

For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world, and loses his own soul? -Mark 8:36 The world was deeply saddened on Wednesday, October 5, to learn of the passing of Steve Jobs, one of the … Continue reading

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Living for the Wrong Reason

…what is your life? It is even a vapor that appears for a little time and then vanishes away. –James 4:14, NKJV Recently I participated in one of the saddest, yet hopeful, experiences of my life: the funeral of a … Continue reading

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A Great Man Leaves a Great Legacy

It has been over a decade since a friend and I began participating in a local prison ministry. Over the years, we have seen several men come and go as far as commitment to the ministry is concerned. There was … Continue reading

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How Can You Sleep During the Day?

We must work the works of Him who sent Me as long as it is day; night is coming when no one can work. -John 9:4 One winter evening, a young man was driving home to his family, when suddenly, … Continue reading

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The God Who Hates Hypocrisy

The twenty-third chapter of the book of Matthew contains some of the strongest language in the entire New Testament. In this chapter, the Lord Jesus describes the hypocrisy of the religious leaders of His day, namely, the Pharisees. The Pharisees … Continue reading

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Are You Among the ‘Many?’

In Matthew 7:21-23, Jesus shares one of the most frightening episodes that will occur at the final judgment: people who thought they were ‘saved’ will discover that they were not. In fact, the Lord states that this will be true … Continue reading

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