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Aug 10 2014

Who is God’s best friend?

The key to long friendships is a short memory, says humorist Michael Hodgin. It’s easy to be a friend to someone who likes and respects you. Have you ever considered being a friend to someone who can’t give you anything in return? Or what about the person whose mere presence gives you a headache? Now …

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Jul 20 2014

What is the narrow gate of which Jesus spoke?

“God has a narrow gate so people won’t push and shove to get in,” says Allen, 10. “You have to wait your turn to get in,” adds Brittany, 7. When there’s a great sporting event, some fans sleep outside the ticket office in the cold to get a ticket. We may think that places in …

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Jul 13 2014

What is the golden rule?

What did Jesus mean when he said, “Therefore, whatever you want men to do to you, do also to them”? “If you are mean to someone, then they will start being mean back to you,” says Blain, 7. Brooke, 9, looks to agriculture to interpret the golden rule: “If we plant something good, we get …

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Apr 27 2014

How do we know that Jesus is the Messiah?

asked this question to children as part of the Children’s International Arts Festival, at http://www.kidstalkaboutgod.org/. Alexandria Dubinin, 12, wrote a wonderful essay that won her family of six a dude ranch vacation at Stagecoach Trails Guest Ranch in Yucca, Ariz. Here is her winning essay: “Jesus gave us many signs to prove that He was …

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Mar 23 2014

Silent or Silenced?

“It is time for You to act, Lord, Your law is being broken.” That sounds like something we would hear while walking out of church or part of a conversation we were having with a friend about the “signs of the times.” “It is time for You to act, Lord.” Not me, Lord! YOU! This …

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Mar 03 2014

Mark Burnett’s Son of God movie: Action Epic

Mark Burnett and Roma Downey get religion. At least they get The Bible. Their 2013 blockbuster television miniseries of that name garnered accolades while reaching huge audiences. Now they’ve adapted its “Jesus” portion with new footage for theaters. Prolific television producer Burnett (Survivor, The Voice, Shark Tank) and his wife, actress/producer Downey (Touched by an …

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Feb 23 2014

Which Way Are We To Go?

A shabbily dressed man begging for money was asked, “When you awaken in the morning how do you determine which way you are going to go?” Puzzled for a moment, he thought and then answered, “I always turn my back to the wind,” he replied. “Where I go does not make any difference.” In refusing …

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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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