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Nov 03

The wonder of work

Years ago a “hobo” came to the back porch as my mother sat there “shelling peas.” “Pardon me, Ma’am, but could you spare a meal to a starving traveler?” Graciously, but firmly, my mother responded and said she would be happy to provide a meal but he would have to do some yard work first. …

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Sep 29

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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Sep 25

High anxiety: Had your dose of peace today?

Anxiety seems to grip our society these days. September 11 brought fears of flying and of the mail. Airlines heighten security and try to attract passengers with low fares and bonus frequent flyer miles. Homeland security alerts heighten tensions. Should we worry about this bridge, that building or tonight’s sporting event? A necessary war with …

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Sep 18

Why did God create sisters?

“I think God created sisters because they need to annoy me, bug me and torture me with those Barbie dolls,” says a brother who chooses to remain anonymous. “God made sisters to enjoy you, to get mad at you, and two minutes later to love you,” says Stephen, age 10. “He also made them to …

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Sep 15

Time for a new song?

    Sunday church bulletins quite often reveal more than the words printed on them. Other than the date on the front of the bulletin the order of service changes very little. There seems to be three important words that appear in every order of service: Invocation, Offering and Benediction. And in between those words …

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Aug 21

From everlasting to everlasting

Who better to write of God than “the man of God?” Not only was Psalm 90 written by Moses, but beneath the number of the Psalm and before the verses in the Psalm are the words: “A Prayer of Moses the Man of God.” What a powerful description of a Statesman and a servant-leader of …

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Aug 11

How does your favorite animal remind you of God?

“A giraffe can kiss the clouds because it is long, and God is long,” says Tori, age 6. Well, the Psalmist wrote that “with an outstretched arm” God’s mercy endures forever. I suppose “outstretched” qualifies as long. custom writing essays “God created the horse so people could ride on it,” says Jacob, 7. “The horse …

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May 15

How do you keep going when things get tough?

“By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity — another man’s, I mean,” wrote Mark Twain. buy cialis online with no prescription If you’re reduced to human resources, there’s wisdom as well as wit in Twain’s quip. Severe personal adversity has a way of undoing us. The self-assured masks we love to wear become …

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