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Not Anxious

Heard somewhere—“I am not anxious. I am just extremely well-educated about all the things that can go catastrophically wrong.” There are indeed plenty of things that can go wrong. Sickness, accidents, family problems, difficulties at work…the list goes on and … Continue reading

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The Christmas Story

When I was in junior high my classmates and I all had to memorize the Christmas story from Luke 2 as part of our school work. In these days where the ACLU is vigilantly trying to protect us from all … Continue reading

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Believe in Prayer

When a nightclub opened on Main Street, the only church in that small town organized an all-night prayer meeting. The members of the church asked God to burn down the club. Within a few minutes, lightning struck the club, and … Continue reading

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Offering Hope

Years ago a submarine was accidently rammed by a ship off the coast of Massachusetts. It sank immediately, trapping its entire crew at the bottom of the ocean. Every effort was made to rescue the crew, but all attempts ended … Continue reading

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Complete Trust

“Jesus called out with a loud voice, ‘Father, into your hands I commit my spirit.’ When he had said this, he breathed his last.”—Luke 23:46 These words that Jesus spoke from the cross fulfilled a prophecy from Psalm 31:5—“Into your … Continue reading

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Strong Faith

Mariano Rivera is the first player in the history of major league baseball to be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by a unanimous vote. Rivera is considered the greatest closer of all time. He was the relief pitcher … Continue reading

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The Miracle of the Virgin Birth

Here is what C.S. Lewis had to say about having faith in the virgin birth of Jesus: “The grounds for belief and disbelief are the same today as they were two thousand…years ago. If Joseph had lacked faith to trust … Continue reading

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Calm in the Storm

Ron Mehl shares a story about a woman who was once caught in a frightening storm as she sailed across the Atlantic Ocean. This lady kept all the little children on board from panicking by telling Bible stories. After finally … Continue reading

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Good Heritage

Linda Click remembers the time she sat down with her daughter and explained with pride that her grandfather was a preacher, her great-great grandfather was a preacher, and her great-great-great grandfather was a preacher. To which the young girl replied, … Continue reading

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Still Connected

Laura Lovejoy tells about a time when she had the opportunity to minister to a lady whose dementia was so advanced that she no longer recognized her husband. Laura knew through her family that the lady had been a woman … Continue reading

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