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Mystery Destination

In 1994 Northwest Airlines offered some unusual round-trip passages aboard one of their planes. Fifty-nine dollars bought a “Mystery Fare” ticket that provided a one-day trip to an unknown American city. Buyers didn’t find out where they were heading until … Continue reading

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Four Deaths

Professor Donald Nash pointed out that the word “death” means separation, and he noted four different types of death mentioned in Scripture. The first type is physical death, which is the separation of the soul from the body. Ecclesiastes 12:7 … Continue reading

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Such a Loss

The clock of life is wound but once, And no man has the power To tell just when the hands will stop At late or early hour. To lose one’s wealth is sad indeed. To lose one’s health is more. … Continue reading

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Not Interested

A minister in Florida lamented that he couldn’t get his congregation to take seriously his messages about eternity. “It’s so beautiful here in the winter that heaven doesn’t interest them,” he said, sighing. “And it’s so hot here in the … Continue reading

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Are You Ready?

I have heard that there is an old tombstone in a cemetery in Indiana which bears the following epitaph: Pause Stranger when you pass me by, As you are now, so once was I. As I am now, so you … Continue reading

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Warning Signal

The railroad crossing about a mile from my house has a warning signal with flashing lights and mechanical arms that come down when a train is approaching. This warning signal malfunctioned recently. The lights were flashing and the arms were … Continue reading

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The Hereafter

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about the hereafter. Almost every day I walk into a room and stop and ask myself, “What am I here after?” C. S. Lewis said, “If you read history you will find that the … Continue reading

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A Question of Salvation

The leaders of a certain church decided that they wanted to reach out to the poor people in their community. So they designed programs to benefit the needy, and eventually many of them, including some homeless people, were attending the … Continue reading

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Choose Wisely!

Monte Hall died of heart failure on September 30, 2017 at the age of 96. Hall will be most remembered as the creator and host of the long-running popular television game show “Let’s Make a Deal”. The congenial Hall was … Continue reading

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Hypocrites in Church

Occasionally you will hear someone say that they don’t attend church because of all the hypocrites there. They don’t want to hang around with people who put on a mask and pretend to be something that they aren’t. They would … Continue reading

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