Tag Archives: 1 John 3:1

Different Reactions

Years ago I was part of a community service group that was trying to raise money by offering “Pictures with Santa”. I got to dress up as Santa Claus, and people would bring their small children to be photographed with … Continue reading

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Our Father’s Care

A couple of horrible incidents that have recently made national news have brought about quite a bit of criticism for the parents involved. First, a young boy slipped away for a few seconds at the Cincinnati Zoo and fell into … Continue reading

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Valuable

I recently bought a book I found in the bargain bin. It was a collection of devotions that I think will be a good source of sermon illustrations. It was written by a well-known author, and the book was beautifully … Continue reading

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What’s My Name?

My wife does most of our banking, so she is always asking me to sign checks so she can take them to the bank. I always have to look to see how to sign my name. Some checks have my … Continue reading

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Who You Are

A minister was asked to go visit an elderly lady who lived in a nursing home. Although he had never met the woman, he was glad to go and pay her a visit. Arriving at the facility, he walked down … Continue reading

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Some Kin

Here is a heart-warming story from Zelda Cornish. While working at a shoe store in downtown Truro, Nova Scotia, I noticed a little boy standing on the hot-air register outside the bakery next door in his bare feet, trying to … Continue reading

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Best Embrace

I know that during corporate worship we are supposed to focus on God, but last Sunday I couldn’t keep from observing a sub-plot that was unfolding in the congregation. A teenage girl came in after we had begun singing. As … Continue reading

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Self-Recognition

I finally figured out how the side mirrors on our car are constantly getting smudges all over them. It seems that birds are seeing their reflection and are attacking the mirror. They don’t recognize themselves in the mirror. They think … Continue reading

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