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Pleasing Aroma

One of the many things I like about this time of year are the wonderful aromas that come from the various blooms of late springtime. I especially enjoy the fragrance of the honeysuckle that grows around the perimeter of our … Continue reading

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The Road to Emmaus

It was the first Easter Sunday. Jesus had been crucified on Friday and his body had been placed in a tomb. But the tomb was found to be empty that Sunday morning. Word about this spread among the followers of … Continue reading

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The Psalm of the Cross

One of the most detailed descriptions of the crucifixion of Jesus is not found in the gospels, but in the Psalms. Remarkably, Psalm 22 gives what appears to be an eye-witness account of Jesus’ crucifixion, yet it was written centuries … Continue reading

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And Then He Died

Many years ago, there was a merchant in London named Henry Goodyear who was a religious sceptic. He was very much inclined to scoff at the Bible and its teachings. Goodyear had a niece who was a follower of Jesus … Continue reading

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Voice of Truth

It has just been reported that evangelist Billy Graham has died at the age of 99. Graham preached to millions of people all over the world in his ministry that spanned about 70 years. It will be interesting to see … Continue reading

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Something Bugging Me

Last night I sat on the second row at a middle school basketball game. The game was a blowout, so the people in my area found something else to occupy our attention. Someone pointed out that there was a live … Continue reading

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Hard to Go to Hell Here!

Several years ago I heard someone talk about an evangelistic organization in Ohio whose motto was something like this—“Let’s make it hard to go to hell in Ohio!” I like that philosophy. We should do everything we can to keep … Continue reading

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Good News for All

The good news about salvation through Jesus Christ is amazingly attractive to all people. It is simple enough for a young child to understand, yet deep enough to warrant the contemplation of deep-thinking scholars and philosophers. In his sacrificial death, … Continue reading

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Message Found

In April of 2015, retired post office worker Marianne Winkler was wandering along the coast of Amrum, an island off the coast of Germany, when she happened upon a message in a bottle. Inside, a postcard requested its return to … Continue reading

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Make It Appealing

According to a recent report by the Associated Press, movies with diverse casts do far better at the box office than movies with mostly white actors. The best performers in 2014 were movies in which half the main cast was … Continue reading

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