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Bitten

Virginia resident Rachel Myrick was recently bitten three times by an 8-inch copperhead snake inside a Longhorn Steakhouse. Myrick received the bites before she even made it to her table. She was briefly hospitalized for treatment. Myrick says that it … Continue reading

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

There is a local legend about a fellow who, many years ago, was amazingly meticulous about keeping weeds out of his garden. As the story goes, he would hoe his garden early every morning and then offer boys in the … Continue reading

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By Grace

Someone once explained the grace of God by telling the following story: Suppose you lived in a place where a king ruled the land. Now suppose that you rebelled against the king. In response to your rebellion, the king sent … Continue reading

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How to Deal with Loneliness

Many people battle with loneliness during the holiday season. The Bible gives some pointers on how to deal with this dilemma. Paul seemed to be suffering from loneliness as he wrote to his friend Timothy from a prison cell. Here … Continue reading

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Purified

Last Sunday I ate and drank the elements of communion and returned to my seat. Looking down at the floor in front of my feet I noticed the register where the air circulates through the heating and air conditioning system … Continue reading

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Life Saver

Sheriff’s deputies and other first responders have recently been provided with a drug that saves lives. The new drug, Narcan, immediately counteracts the effects of an opioid overdose. Narcan is the brand name of Narloxone, and it blocks opiates such … Continue reading

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Off to a Bad Start

Ernie Els got off to a terrible start on the very first hole on the opening day of The Masters yesterday. Just two feet away from making par, things went downhill quickly for Els. He missed the putt. Then he … Continue reading

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Now, that’s Different!

A respectable looking lady entered a drug store and walked up to the pharmacist. She said to him, “I want to buy some cyanide.” The pharmacist asked, “Why in the world do you need cyanide?” “I need it to poison … Continue reading

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Changing Things Around

My wife and I are building a house in the country. The basement has been poured, the walls are up and the roof is complete. We drove out there the other day to see the progress. I jokingly asked our … Continue reading

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First Things First

Clara Null had just finished teaching a lesson on Christian behavior, and she wanted to see if the children had been paying attention. So she asked, “Now, Billy, tell me what we must do before we can expect to be … Continue reading

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