Tag Archive: Bible

Feb 16 2014

I didn’t really mean it

  Marcie stood before her Dad looking at her favorite toy car. Suddenly she jumped up in his lap and said, “You know, Daddy, this is my favorite toy. But I want you to have it.” Surprised, he asked, “Why, I know that you love this little car. Why are you giving it to me?” …

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Feb 02 2014

Why Can’t We See God?

“We cannot see God because he needs his privacy,” says Patrick, 10. Patrick probably doesn’t want anyone coming into his room without knocking first. Megan, 8, thinks God likes to be alone. “If everybody saw him, they would always crowd around him.” She’s got a point. During Jesus’ ministry on Earth, crowds followed him everywhere. …

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Jan 19 2014

How Do I Live Without Fear?

“Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; For you are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me” (Psalm 23:4). “When I am scared, God will help me,” says Joseph, age 7. “And if a burglar is coming into my house, God will …

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Jan 05 2014

Confidence in organized religion continues to decline

According to a recent Gallup poll, Americans’ confidence in organized religion and other institutions is down. Only 46 percent said they have a “great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in church or organized religion. That’s just a single point away from being the lowest in Gallup’s history since 1973. I don’t know about …

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Sep 29 2013

We are what we worship

There are some religions in the Orient that follow practices that are condemned by Scripture and society. A member of one of them was jailed for robbery and murder which was part of his “faith.” While imprisoned he was visited by a missionary who shared with him the message of salvation. After he accepted Christ, …

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Aug 04 2013

Why did God forbid murder in the sixth commandment?

There are three reasons Chase, age 11, would never murder anyone: 1) “It is wrong to take a gift of God”; 2) “If you think about it, I don’t believe you would want someone to kill you”; and 3) “You don’t want to go ZZZZ in the electric chair.” Yes, life is a gift of …

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Jul 25 2013

Why does God bless the peacemakers

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God” (Matthew 5:9). “A peacemaker is a person who breaks up fights,” says Doug, age 10. Is this a referee or more like a bouncer? “If you try not to start fights but settle them, you will be thanked,” says Davis, 10. Often the …

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Jul 25 2013

Summer can be a time of fun rather than fuming

Like it or not, parents, this is the time of year when school’s out for the summer… and for approximately three months your kids will be pestering you for things to do, or you’ll be keeping a hawk’s eye on them to see that they aren’t doing something wrong. One of my favorite bumper stickers …

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