Longview Baptist Church in Franklin, NC (828) 524-6836 Sec@LongviewBC.org
Our Sovereign God

Our Sovereign God

We certainly have had a variety of weather conditions so far this year.  We've had mild temperatures followed by lows in the teens and highs only in the 20s.  We've had an abundance of rain followed by a few days of snow.  But in spite of the wide range of...

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In the Year 2020?

In the Year 2020?

Believe it or not another year has passed and we are on the brink of a brand new one.  I can remember when the year 2020 seemed like a distant eternity; a time that needed little acknowledgement because it was so far away.  As a child I often considered the...

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Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving is the one day that the nation has set aside to offer thanks and gratitude to our God.  The problem in our religiously pluralistic society is that there have been thousands of gods created in man's own image—none of them resembling the One true God who...

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Prayer and Thanksgiving

Prayer and Thanksgiving

Fall is upon us and I must confess that this is my favorite time of year.  In addition to the beautiful colors and the cooler temperatures that this season brings it’s the time of year for us to reflect and give thanks to God for the harvest that He provides...

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Whenever I’m Afraid

Whenever I’m Afraid

“Whenever I am afraid, I will trust in You.”  These words were penned by King David in Psalm 56:3 when he was on the run from King Saul.  His flight from Saul led him to the Philistine territory of Gath where David found himself face to face with the authorities of...

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Busyness

Busyness

It’s hard to believe but at the end of this month we will be half-way through the entire year of 2019!  It seems as though the year just started.  One reason time seems to go by so fast for us is that we are so busy.  Our lives are sometimes like a whirlwind.  We have...

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God Does Exist!

God Does Exist!

The fact that some people deny the existence of God or even question the existence of God does not negate the reality of His existence.  Rather, it only shows the depravity and lost condition of their hearts.  The Bible says, “The fool has said in his heart, ‘There is...

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Jesus Lives!  Now What?

Jesus Lives! Now What?

We recently celebrated the most glorious of holidays in Christ’s resurrection from the grave.  It’s normally called “Easter.”  The fact that “Jesus lives!” was the topic of many conversations, sermons, and Sunday school lessons.  But after all of the excitement of the...

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Our Triune God

Our Triune God

The doctrine of the Trinity has been challenged for centuries by those outside the church and, at times, by those within the circle of professing Christianity.  Even after the Council of Nicea (A.D. 325) defined the true church's stance on this doctrine (and declared...

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