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Death Is Serious Business!

Sometimes we joke about death. Woody Allen said that he wasn’t afraid to die, he just didn’t want to be there when it happened. Rodney Dangerfield, before undergoing a risky surgery, said that if the operation went well, he would … Continue reading

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Different Kind of Grief

A quotation from antiquity tries to explain one of the differences between Christians and non-believers. It says about people of faith: “And if any righteous man among them passes from the world, they rejoice and offer thanks to God; and … Continue reading

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Be Ready!

The sports world is mourning the passing of two notable athletes this weekend—golfer Arnold Palmer and baseball pitcher Jose Fernandez. Palmer was 87 when he died in a Pittsburgh hospital. The cause of death is not yet being reported. Palmer … Continue reading

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The Captain

Bob Russell likes to tell the following story. I hope it blesses you. An old, experienced fisherman was sitting on the bank of the Ohio River years ago, hoping for some action on the end of his line. A young … Continue reading

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Shadow of Death

Donald Grey Barnhouse was driving his children to the funeral of their mother. While they were stopped at an intersection, a semi-tractor trailer crossed in front of them, momentarily casting a shadow on their car. Barnhouse asked his children, “Would … Continue reading

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Victorious!

A Sunday School teacher asked her class what they thought Jesus might have said immediately after he rose from the dead. One little girl answered, “I know! I’ll bet he said, “Tada!” We don’t know if that was exactly what … Continue reading

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Not that Long

Once while checking into a hotel, I was pushing a cart loaded with our luggage. As I plugged along, I underestimated the size of the elevator and rammed the cart into the back wall. I made a lot of noise, … Continue reading

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Heroes

One of my heroes died yesterday. I first heard of Billy when he was a star pitcher for a Little League baseball team in a nearby town. I later met him when we played on the same high school basketball … Continue reading

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Number Your Days

Dick Clark, “the world’s oldest living teenager”, died of a heart attack yesterday at the age of 82. The long-time television host was famous for his youthful appearance. Clark never seemed to age. However, time waits for no one. We … Continue reading

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Next!

According to Zsa Zsa Gabor’s publicist, John Blanchette, the famous actress became so upset over the recent death of her friend, Elizabeth Taylor, that she had to be sent to the hospital because of her high blood pressure. Gabor, 94, … Continue reading

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