The B’s In Romans 12

Posted February 19, 2020 by Jack Bailey
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  1. Be glad that God has a plan for you.

  2. Be patient when things are not going your way.

  3. Be prayerful always.

  4. Be helpful to others.

  5. Be one to honor others.

  6. Be a peace maker, not a trouble maker.

  7. Be loving.

  8. Be happy.

  9. Be sypathic.

  10. Be kind to others, even your enemies.

Don’t In Romans 12

Posted February 19, 2020 by Jack Bailey
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  1. Don’t pretend you love others–Love them sincerely.
  2. Don’t ally yourself with evil–Vote Pro-Life.
  3. Don’t be lazy–Serve the LORD with enthusiasm.
  4. Don’t act like you are better than others–Give preference to others.
  5. Don’t kiss up.
  6. Don’t be a know-it-all.
  7. Don’t quarrel or argue.
  8. Don’t take the law into your own hands
  9. Don’t repay evil with more evil.
  10. Don’t let evil get the upperhand on you.

Things America Needs

Posted May 29, 2017 by Jack Bailey
Categories: America, Uncategorized

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  1. We need Lawmakers like Moses who are concerned about morality and justice instead of pursuing their own godless agenda.
  2. We need Rulers like David who have a heart for people instead of a lust for power.
  3. We need Generals like Joshua, who fall on their needs before God seeking guidance.
  4. We need Administrators like Joseph who got his wisdom from God.
  5. We need Mothers like Hannah who prayed to be a mother and dedicated her children to God.
  6. We need Children like Samuel who was attentive and obedient.
  7. We need Doctors like Luke who cared for the soul as well as the body.
  8. We need Theologians like Paul who rightly divided the word of truth.
  9. We need Preachers like Peter who was willing to go to jail rather than compromise.
  10. We need A Savior like Jesus.

[I found this top ten list while moving my office. I don’t know the origen or how long I have had it in my possession. I am pretty sure that it is not an original.]

Symptoms of Morbus Sabbaticus

Posted March 4, 2017 by Jack Bailey
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Morbus Sabbaticus is Hebrew for “Sunday Sickness.”

  1. It usually attacks late Saturday night or early Sunday morning.
  2. It only attacks church members.
  3. It is most common among Baptist.
  4. It does not affect the appetite or the ability to watch TV.
  5. It usually last no more than 24 hours.
  6. It most prevalent with the head of the house.
  7. It does not require the assistance of a physician.
  8. Aspirin and other pain relievers do not work.
  9. Attending worship service exacerbates or inflames the condition.
  10. There is only one cure: a double dose of Jesus.

Traits of The Wicked

Posted December 15, 2016 by Jack Bailey
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Psalm 10, NIRV

  1. They are proud and arrogant [v.2,4]
  2. They hunt for the weak and helpless so they can take advantage [v.2]
  3. They refuse to repent of their sins [v.4]
  4. They have no room in their thoughts for God [v.4]
  5. They disregard God’s laws [v.5]
  6. They have a strong sense of false security [v.6]
  7. They tell lies and make trouble [v.7]
  8. They are sneaky, crafty, they hide and watch for an opportunity to hurt others.[v.8-10]
  9. They do not believe that God will hold them accountable [v.10-13]
  10. They intimidate and terrify the timid and fearful [v.18]


Things God Has Done For Me

Posted September 8, 2016 by Jack Bailey
Categories: God's Grace and Blessings, Uncategorized

  1. Allowed me to be born in a Christian home and nation.
  2. He saved me at age 9 and called me to preach the gospel at age 19.
  3. He miracelously provided for me in Seminary.
  4. He has given me a place to serve for 47 years and a people to whom I can minister by using my spiritual gifts.
  5. He has given me good health and the ability to go to hospitals, nursing homes, build handicap ramps, go on mission trips, etc.
  6. He allowed me to stay in one community for 37 years. All our children went to school and graduated in one place.
  7. He has given me healthy children and grandchildren, all attend church and are professing Christians except the little ones.
  8. He has given me a faithful wife who holds me accountable and is always ready to follow wherever God leads.
  9. He has given me good help. My ministers of music, education, youth and administrative assisants have been wonderful people, easy to work with.
  10. He has given me quality friends who are always there when I need them. Because of His grace, we are rich in friends.

Places To See If You Travel Solo

Posted September 8, 2016 by Jack Bailey
Categories: Travel, Uncategorized

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  1. Reykjavik, Iceland.
  2. Paris, France.
  3. Bali, Indonesia
  4. Bangkok, Thailand
  5. Seville, Spain
  6. Dubroynik, Croatia
  7. Dublin, Ireland
  8. Queenstown, New Zealand
  9. Santiago, Chile
  10. Masai Mara, Kenya

I cannot recall the web site where I found this list. I was shocked by some of the destinations on the list. Vancover, Canada; Ambergris Caye, Belize and Alaska were in the top 15. Alaska was dead last and that surprised me. I have been to Paris, Alaska and Vancover but none of the other places. I have heard from many sources that Spain is a great place to visit and that New Zealand has breath taking scenery. I would love to go to Iceland, New Zealand and Ireland. I have a good friend that says Victoria, Canada is the most beautiful city in the world.

Traits Of The Wicked

Posted September 8, 2016 by Jack Bailey
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Traits of the wicked by David, Psalms 10

  1. The wicked often succeed in this world {v.5}
  2. The wicked are victimizers, they take advantage of the poor, weak and helpless. {v.8,9,10}
  3. The wicked brag about their evil ways {v.3}
  4. The wicked praise the greedy and persecute the godly {v.3}
  5. The wicked are proud and arrogant {v.2}
  6. The wicked do not see the judgment that awaits them {v.5}
  7. The wicked think they are invincible {v.6}
  8. The wicked are too proud to seek God {v.4}
  9. The wicked believe they will avoid accountability {v.13}
  10. The wicked despise God {v.13}

Things I Hate

Posted September 8, 2016 by Jack Bailey
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  1. I hate it when I work to get to my cell phone only to find that the person has hung up; then I call immediately and it rings 9 times and then I get a voice message.
  2. I hate it when my wife tells me to do something I’m already doing.
  3. I hate it when a State Trooper follow me.
  4. I hate it when I clean up, dress up and then find that everyone else has dressed casual.
  5. I hate it when I drive to the window of a fast food joint and they say, “Can you hold for just a minute.”
  6. I hate it when I watch a movie and then it has a sad ending or no ending at all.
  7. I hate it when my grandkids get my chair and their parents just sit there like a knot on a log. Show some respect for Pete’s sake.
  8. I hate it when Auburn wins and Alabama loses.
  9. I hate it when a driver passes, pulls back in front and then reduces his speed.
  10. I hate it when a person complains about a service they’ve done nothing to deserve.

Signs You Might Be A Senior

Posted September 8, 2016 by Jack Bailey
Categories: Aging, Uncategorized

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  1. You’ve opened a child proof cap with a hammer.
  2. You are already thinking about getting home even before you get to where you are going.
  3. When packing for a trip, the most important thing is not underwear, it is your medication.
  4. You are the first to find a bathroom when the car stops.
  5. You tell the same stories over and over.
  6. You hate traffic, loud music, waiting in line, unruly children and politicians.
  7. You are realizing that growing old is not for sissies.
  8. You walk more [to the bathroom] but enjoy it less.
  9. Your mind awakes long before your body allows you to get up.
  10. Your having trouble remembering names of people you’ve known all your life.