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Break the Mold!

“Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.”—Romans 12:2. The devil has … Continue reading

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New Ways

I don’t put much stock in the predictions of Chinese fortune cookies, but I usually read mine to see what it says. At my most recent stop at a Chinese restaurant, my fortune cookie said, “You will be asked to … Continue reading

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All about Change

Here we are halfway through January. How many of you have kept your New Year’s resolutions so far? I have a friend who resolved to quit drinking last year. He said that it brought him so much satisfaction that he … Continue reading

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Everything New

A church once hosted a birthday party for one of their members, a gentleman who had just turned 100 years old. One of the newer members of the church commented to the guest of honor, “In your lifetime you must … Continue reading

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No Need for Change!

A little boy was overheard praying, “Lord, don’t change me too much. I’m pretty happy the way I am!” Few adults would ever utter such a prayer, but many betray a similar attitude with their actions. They seem to be … Continue reading

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Still the Same

A college student became friends with an elderly man who lived in the same boarding house. The older man was a retired music teacher. Every morning, they had a routine that they would go through. The student would greet his … Continue reading

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Some Things Never Change

Today is the 50th birthday of the Ford Mustang. It seems hard to believe it’s been around that long, but Ford unveiled what would become one of the world’s most popular automobiles on April, 17, 1964. Ever since then, the … Continue reading

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Electrically They Keep a Baseball Score

Things keep on changing, don’t they? Not everyone is pleased with this. I’m reminded of the following story. A guest speaker at a church was introduced to the oldest member of the congregation, a feisty little old lady who had … Continue reading

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Something Before

Paul Prather says that his father, who was a preacher, also did some substitute teaching. One day his father caught some boys playing poker at school. They admitted their guilt, but were surprised at the substitute teacher’s offer. He told … Continue reading

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Brand New You

Not long ago, I watched a men’s college basketball game on ESPN Classic. It was a 1983 ACC tournament semi-final between North Carolina State and North Carolina. There were several elements of the re-broadcast that interested me. I noticed that … Continue reading

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