Tag Archives: Heaven

C.H.U.R.C.H

Before he died on the cross to pay for the sins of humanity, Jesus promised that he would build his church (Matt.16:18). He is currently doing just that, and the building of his church is the most important project in … Continue reading

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Some Assembly Required

One of the most dreaded phrases in the English language is this—“some assembly required”. Those words strike fear in the hearts of people who are not at all handy at putting things together. Have you ever worked late into the … Continue reading

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Talk to Him

Charles Spurgeon shared the story of an old farmer who told about his encounter with the devil. The devil was tempting him and he finally said to the devil, “What do you want from me anyway?” The devil answered, “Why, … Continue reading

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Morality Matters

Years ago my wife and I were driving in Lexington, Kentucky, listening to a local radio station. The announcer was talking about an upcoming ball game between the Kentucky Wildcats and the Florida Gators. At this point Karen exclaimed, “What … Continue reading

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Not Interested

A minister in Florida lamented that he couldn’t get his congregation to take seriously his messages about eternity. “It’s so beautiful here in the winter that heaven doesn’t interest them,” he said, sighing. “And it’s so hot here in the … Continue reading

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Calm in the Storm

Ron Mehl shares a story about a woman who was once caught in a frightening storm as she sailed across the Atlantic Ocean. This lady kept all the little children on board from panicking by telling Bible stories. After finally … Continue reading

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Poor Imagination

I recently heard a recording of John Lennon singing his hit song Imagine in front of a live audience. When Lennon sang the first line, “Imagine there’s no heaven…” the audience burst into applause. It seems to me the notion … Continue reading

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Surprise Reunion

I enjoy watching those surprise reunions between military personnel and their family members after they have been separated for a long time. A typical scheme is to have the returning enlisted person pretend to be the catcher at a baseball … Continue reading

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Still Competitive

Frenchman Robert Marchand recently set a new world record in his age group for bicycling the greatest distance in an hour. His age group? 105 and over. Marchand doesn’t have much (any!?) competition in that age group. And the fact … Continue reading

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How Good Do I Have to Be?

The Cleveland Cavaliers fired head coach David Blatt yesterday. Evidently the front office thought that Blatt was not the person who could lead them to an NBA championship. The decision came as a shock to many. The Cavaliers currently have … Continue reading

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