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The Effects of Gossip

A lady once went to talk with her minister about her troubled conscience. After some discussion, he said that her problem was gossip. She quite often maligned people behind their back, which is clearly prohibited in Scripture. “What can I … Continue reading

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That Ugly Tongue

For some time now, we have had a beef tongue in our freezer. My wife was reluctant to cook it, much less consume it. OK, she outright refused! Since I am a thrifty (miserly?) person, I was hesitant to throw … Continue reading

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He Heard You

A story is told about a time when Winston Churchill was attending an official ceremony in London. Two men behind him recognized him and began to whisper behind his back. “They say Churchill’s quite senile now,” said one. “Yes, and … Continue reading

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Beware the Little Things

I have read that termites destroy more homes than earthquakes. If this is true, then perhaps we should re-examine our priorities about what is to be feared. Maybe we should pay more attention to the little things that threaten destruction … Continue reading

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Consider the Damage

The Gatlinburg, Tennessee area has been devastated by fires that have ravaged much of the Great Smoky Mountains. More than 14,000 residents have been displaced. Over 15,000 acres have been consumed by the blazes. It is estimated that over 700 … Continue reading

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Think Before You Speak

Even though the Bible is filled with admonitions to be careful about how we speak of others, many Christians regularly engage in gossip. One man found a way to combat this sin in his church. He came up with the … Continue reading

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Destructive Fires

The wildfire that began in Colorado on Labor Day has become the most destructive wildfire in the history of the state. About 3,500 people had to flee their homes as the fire spread to over 6,000 acres, or about 9 … Continue reading

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