Author Archives: jesustrek

Ousted

For the first time ever, the CBS reality show “Survivor” has removed a player from the game. Dan Spilo was kicked off the show for repeated inappropriate touching. He was warned about such behavior, yet failed to heed the warning. … Continue reading

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Sign of Strength and Majesty

I like this essay I found that was written by Earl Palmer, so I thought I would pass it along. “The religious and political leaders who were in power at the time misread the events of Jesus’ birth. When a … Continue reading

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Caught Napping

You know how you sometimes get sleepy after eating a big meal? That happened to me last week when my family got together for Thanksgiving. We enjoyed a huge feast, then I sat down on the couch to watch the … Continue reading

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Thankful Prayer

One way we could be more thankful is to be more devoted to prayer. Practically everyone prays, but most people don’t pray much. Those who do pray usually spend more time asking God for more things than they do thanking … Continue reading

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Fretful or Thankful?

God wants us to be thankful, not just at Thanksgiving, but all year round. 1 Thessalonians 5:18 says, “Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” One of the greatest impediments to thanksgiving … Continue reading

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What Method Do You Use?

One day a lady criticized D.L. Moody for his methods of evangelism in attempting to win people to the Lord. Moody’s reply was “I agree with you. I don’t like the way I do it either. Tell me, how do … Continue reading

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Are You Sure?

At a recent press conference, President Trump asked a reporter, “Are you sure you are a reporter?” I don’t know the context of the exchange, but I think that is a legitimate question to ask many who work in the … Continue reading

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Bosses and Leaders

A boss instills fear; a leader instills confidence. A boss creates resentment; a leader creates enthusiasm. A boss say, “I”; a leader says, “We.” A boss fixes blame; a leader fixes mistakes. A boss knows how; a leader shows how. … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Harvest

Autumn is the time of year when farmers work long hours to harvest their crops. Months after the ground was prepared and the seed was planted, the grain is finally ready to pick. The ripe soybeans and corn are gathered … Continue reading

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What Love Is

Here is a collection of children’s responses to the question, “What is love?” “When my grandmother got arthritis, she couldn’t bend over and paint her toenails anymore. So my grandfather does it for her all the time, even when his … Continue reading

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