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Wounds that Heal

I have had corrective surgery done on both of my hands. I now have full use of my hands, but they have some significant scars. Sometimes I think that I am a walking communion meditation; my scars remind me of … Continue reading

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Not Forgotten

Someone wrote a drama about what might have happened to the family of Jesus after he died, was resurrected and ascended back into heaven. In this story, one of Jesus’ brothers got married, and he and his wife had a … Continue reading

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Preview of Heaven

One of the most memorable worship services I have ever participated in took place in a remote village in northern Thailand. There were about 15 in our group that had travelled there for a short-term mission trip. We tried to … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget!

Wynonna Judd It happens every now and then. Some superstar singer who makes a fortune singing songs that he or she has memorized gets a chance to sing the National Anthem before an important sporting event—and forgets the words! As … Continue reading

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Death Remembered

Syndicated newspaper columnist Leonard Pitts visited Auschwitz a few years ago. He says that he was surprised at the number of Israeli school groups there. Some of the children were actually wrapped in their national flag. The Jewish people have … Continue reading

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Wonderful Words

Someone once compiled a list of some of the best-loved words and phrases in the English language. Among those phrases making the list are: I love you, I forgive you and Supper’s ready! Those three phrases are implied, if not … Continue reading

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An Exercise for the Memory

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh began tracking the physical activity and cognitive patterns of nearly 300 adults in 1989. Their research now indicates that walking about six miles a week appears to protect against brain shrinkage in old age, … Continue reading

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Does She Know?

I wasn’t scheduled to preach anywhere yesterday, so my wife and I visited a church in the next county. A lady with three young girls sat down next to us, and we began to worship. Sometimes when I worship in … Continue reading

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