Tag Archives: Christ died for us

Most Sincerely Dead

In The Wizard of Oz, when the house landed on the wicked witch of the East, the coroner was called to the scene. After examining the body, he famously proclaimed, “She’s not only merely dead, she’s really most sincerely dead!” … Continue reading

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The Star

Back during World War II a little boy and his father were out for a drive on Christmas Eve. As they drove by houses that were decorated for Christmas the boy noticed that many of the windows had a star. … Continue reading

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Meaningful Death

On a recent trip to Washington, D.C., my wife and I visited Arlington National Cemetery. As we moved through the grounds, we took notice of the distinctive grave markers. The symmetry of their color, shape, size and alignment is quite … Continue reading

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Helpless

In 1987, an 18-month-old toddler named Jessica fell into a well in Texas and was stuck 22 feet below the surface of the ground. While rescuers labored around the clock to save her, the nation prayed for “Baby Jessica”. After … Continue reading

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Welcome Substitute

When I was a scrawny 12-year-old, I used to tag along with some older boys and men who had a slow pitch softball team. Occasionally, they would be short of players, and in their desperation, they would actually let me … Continue reading

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