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Caught!

It is interesting to read stories of bumbling criminals who make obvious mistakes that lead to their capture, like those who mistakenly leave a piece of paper with their name and address at the scene of the crime. I recently … Continue reading

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Seriousness of Sin

A newly ordained Catholic priest was nervous about hearing confessions, so he asked an older, more experienced priest to observe one of his sessions and give him some advice. After a few minutes of watching and listening, the older priest … Continue reading

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Good News for All

The good news about salvation through Jesus Christ is amazingly attractive to all people. It is simple enough for a young child to understand, yet deep enough to warrant the contemplation of deep-thinking scholars and philosophers. In his sacrificial death, … Continue reading

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Results

A young boy came home from school with a stuffed animal. His father asked him where the toy came from. He answered, “I won it at our class Valentine party.” “How did you win it?” the father asked. “Well,” he explained, … Continue reading

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Confession Is Good for the Soul

A bizarre story began to unfold earlier this week when it was reported that two teenage brothers were brutally beaten in church. One of the young men died in the attack, which was an apparent attempt to get the two … Continue reading

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Taking Care of Sins

At bedtime, Lillian Holcomb told her two grandsons a Bible story, then asked if they knew what the word “sin” meant. Seven-year-old Keith spoke up: “It’s when you do something bad.” Four-year-old Aaron’s eyes widened. “I know a big sin … Continue reading

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What Do You Know?

Recently I have watched a few episodes of the old television show Hogan’s Heroes. Quite often, the bumbling German soldier, Sergeant Shultz, would catch Hogan and his buddies breaking the rules at the prison camp where they were held captive. … Continue reading

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Clean House

I once received a phone call from a friend from out of town. He happened to be in the area and wondered if he could drop by for a quick visit. I said, “Sure, come on over!” Then I surveyed … Continue reading

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Source of the Problem

I recently took our van to a service station to replace the rear turn signal on the passenger side. The job didn’t take long, and soon I was on my way home. Later that day, I noticed that a tire … Continue reading

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Unclogged

A 15-ton “fatberg” was recently dislodged from the sewer system in London. The bus-sized clog was a result of people pouring fat down their drains and flushing wet wipes down their toilets. This combined to form the huge glob that … Continue reading

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