Tag Archive: faithful

Dec 08 2013

How Does Knowing God’s Love Affect Your Relationships With People?

“I’m OK, You’re OK” is the title of a former best-selling book. “I Stink, You Stink” is the reality behind many soured relationships. God’s love “affects me because I feel loved, and that makes me love other people,” says Rachel, 9. Rachel has identified the key to healthy relationships. When we know God loves us …

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Nov 10 2013

Guarded by God

There was a large stag – a red-coated deer – that roamed through the hills of Rome. No one ever came near it or tried to capture or kill it. It was protected by Caesar and all were forbidden to disturb it. On its sides were the words, “Touch me not! I belong to Caesar.” …

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Oct 27 2013

“Winds and Flames” His servants

Missionary Rachel Smith was carefully telling the Christmas Story to a group of primitive headhunters in the jungles of Peru. With simplicity she told the story of some men who were in the fields guarding their sheep when an angel suddenly appeared. “What did he look like?” asked one. “Just like a man,” she answered. …

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Jun 02 2013

Willing to wait

A pastor decided to change the order of service. He convinced himself that his congregation was bored and disinterested in his messages because they had been following the same format for several years. For years the ushers would take up the offering, the choir would sing and then he would preach. To “mix” things up …

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May 08 2013

A love that knows no limits

Forgiveness, above everything else, is a sign of love. The more we love and value another person, the quicker we are to forgive that one if they have hurt or harmed us, injured or insulted us. Love, especially deep love, will forgive quickly and completely. On the other hand, when someone does something to us …

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Apr 28 2013

God never promised life would be fair

Tim was a warrior. He joined the Marines about four years ago and was excited about serving his country. Why the Marines? Because he wanted to be where the action was; he wanted to make a difference; he wanted to count. Tim finished training and shipped off to Iraq. He wasn’t sitting in an office …

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Mar 06 2012

God never promised life would be fair

By William E. Cripe, Sr. Tim was a warrior.  He joined the Marines about four years ago and was excited about serving his country.  Why the Marines?  Because he wanted to be where the action was; he wanted to make a difference; he wanted to count. Tim finished training and shipped off to Iraq.  He …

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