Author Archives: Don Merritt

About Don Merritt

A long time teacher and writer, Don hopes to share his varied life's experiences in a different way with a Christian perspective.

TLP Op-Ed: 4/21/18

Have You Heard about this One? Just when we thought that Washington, DC couldn’t get any crazier, DC Councilman Charles Allen has introduced a measure to lower the voting age in the District from 18 to 16. According to news … Continue reading

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TLP Inspiration: 4/21/18

  God is My Help Surely God is my help; the Lord is the one who sustains me. Let evil recoil on those who slander me; in your faithfulness destroy them. Psalm 54:4-5 It doesn’t sound like David was having a good … Continue reading

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Forgiveness 4

The second greatest commandment The second greatest commandment is to love your neighbor as yourself. Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’  This is the first and … Continue reading

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Ministry, Viewpoints and Aromas

Now when I went to Troas to preach the gospel of Christ and found that the Lord had opened a door for me, I still had no peace of mind, because I did not find my brother Titus there. So I said goodbye to them … Continue reading

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Forgiveness 3

The Greatest Commandment and Our Response to it This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him. This is love: not that we loved God, but … Continue reading

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Paul Advises Forgiveness

If anyone has caused grief, he has not so much grieved me as he has grieved all of you to some extent—not to put it too severely. The punishment inflicted on him by the majority is sufficient. Now instead, you ought to forgive and … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: April 18, 2018

US Army Captain, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1863… or pehaps this would be more convincing: Either way, this was GEttysburg, PA…

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