A School For The Spiritually Blind

By Kevin Burton    If you are a regular Page 7 reader, you have heard me talk about my days at the Ohio State School for the Blind.    I didn’t want to be there at first, but grew to where I didn’t much want to be anywhere else.    Well I now think it …

So, Whatever Happened To Sin?

by Kevin Burton    Welcome to the ninth installment of our series Ten Questions from the Bible.  No humans are involved in today’s question except as witnesses.    This question comes from Jesus Himself, to God the Father.    The gospels of Matthew and Mark record the question. Here is Matthew 27:46 in the KJV. …

Simple Easter Message Is For Every Day

by Kevin Burton    Profound as the Easter message is, it’s also very simple.    Did you catch it Sunday?    Dane Massey is a guest blogger on Page 7 from time to time.  He is formerly the pastor of Mulvane Christian Church and is now in ministry in Houston. His Easter message Sunday contains …

The Bible Is The Ultimate Treasure Chest

by Kevin Burton    There is a book that has been in my family almost as long as I have.  For some reason I thought of it this week.    It’s called The Treasure Chest.  The copyright in 1965, it was edited by Charles L. Wallis.    It has one of those “this book belongs …

How Will You Answer God’s Invitation?

By Kevin Burton    On this, the fifth installment of our 10 Questions from the Bible series, you get two for the price of one, sort of.   The first question is perhaps the most important in all the Bible. It is asked by a jailer to those noted earthquake singers Paul and Silas. The …

A Love You Can Count On Forever

by Kevin Burton    We’ve had some fun looking at Valentine’s Day this week from different angles.  The big day is finally here!    Depending on your circumstances Valentine’s Day is a magic carpet ride, butterflies in your stomach, a pain in the heart, maybe a pain in the neck.    It may be sweet …

With God’s Gift, All Sales Are Final

by Kevin Burton    You who are reading this, you are the merchandise of Christmas. So am I.    If your Christmas tree is surrounded by brightly-packaged presents, that’s all well and good.  Christmas morning on that level can be a joy and I hope yours is.     Each year we see messages from people …

The Christmas Tree As 2020 Therapy

by Kevin Burton    The Chicago Tribune says people put up Christmas trees early this year as a sign of hope in light of the pandemic.    Not department-store early, like mid-October, but before Thanksgiving in many cases.    For the first time in as long as I can remember, my family won’t be putting …