Tag Archives: God’s love

Valuable

I recently bought a book I found in the bargain bin. It was a collection of devotions that I think will be a good source of sermon illustrations. It was written by a well-known author, and the book was beautifully … Continue reading

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Who You Are

A minister was asked to go visit an elderly lady who lived in a nursing home. Although he had never met the woman, he was glad to go and pay her a visit. Arriving at the facility, he walked down … Continue reading

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God’s Visit

I once saw a cartoon that showed two angels looking down upon the earth. One angel asked the other, “I wonder why God favors that planet over all the others?” The second angel replied, “I suppose it’s because he visited … Continue reading

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Covering Our Mistakes

A delivery truck recently left a package on our front porch. However, the package wasn’t addressed to us. It should have been delivered to our neighbors up the street. It’s no problem for me to take the package to my neighbor. … Continue reading

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Neglected Words

A childhood accident caused poet Elizabeth Barrett to live very cautiously in her early years. Perhaps this is why her father became so over-protective of her. Mr. Barrett disapproved of his daughter’s courtship with Robert Browning. When they married in … Continue reading

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Best Embrace

I know that during corporate worship we are supposed to focus on God, but last Sunday I couldn’t keep from observing a sub-plot that was unfolding in the congregation. A teenage girl came in after we had begun singing. As … Continue reading

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Loving Message

Cpl. Thomas “Cotton” Jones was killed by a Japanese sniper in 1944. He left behind a diary of his experience in World War II. His last request was that the diary be given to the girl he loved—Laura Mae Davis. … Continue reading

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Trading Places

Imagine a condemned criminal nervously pacing back and forth in his cell the evening of his execution. Publicly, he has denied his guilt, but privately he knows that his crimes were so terrible that he deserves the death penalty. The date … Continue reading

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In All Things

I heard about a Bible college professor who was driving with his wife when their car was involved in a serious accident. When the professor regained consciousness, he was still at the scene of the accident. He saw rescue workers … Continue reading

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Truth Be Told

Stephen Wilce resigned from the position of director of defense technology in New Zealand last September. The following month a military court found that Wilce had fabricated amazing stories about his life. He claimed to have competed in the Olympics, … Continue reading

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