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Face in a Crowd

A man who was wanted by police in China thought that he could hide in a crowd of 60,000 people who had gathered for a concert. He was wrong. Cameras at the entrances of the venue had modern facial recognition … Continue reading

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Death Brings Reconciliation

Have you ever noticed that death often brings about a reconciliation? Sometimes a family comes back together after the passing of a loved one. Friends may put aside their differences after they have lost someone they both loved. Sometimes an … Continue reading

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The Surprise of Easter

It just so happens that Easter falls on April 1 this year—April Fools’ Day. This has led some pranksters to consider the humor in staging a fake Easter egg hunt—allowing children to believe that there were eggs hidden for them … Continue reading

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Power of the Gospel

Chuck Colson tells the following story about God’s reconciling power. There was a widow by the name of Roxie Vaughn, eighty-two years old, blind from birth. We told her, “Roxie, we are coming in to restore your house and winterize … Continue reading

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Like New

The car I drive now wasn’t very old when I hit an animal that darted out in front of me on the highway. The impact cracked the plastic bumper on the front of the car. The damage was so slight … Continue reading

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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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