Tag Archives: Hell

Such a Loss

The clock of life is wound but once, And no man has the power To tell just when the hands will stop At late or early hour. To lose one’s wealth is sad indeed. To lose one’s health is more. … 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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Warning Signal

The railroad crossing about a mile from my house has a warning signal with flashing lights and mechanical arms that come down when a train is approaching. This warning signal malfunctioned recently. The lights were flashing and the arms were … 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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Can’t Get Away

Ray Larson has announced that he is retiring after nearly 32 years as Fayette County (Kentucky) Commonwealth’s Attorney. The chief prosecutor began working in the position on January 2, 1985. His last day will be September 30. Larson joked that … Continue reading

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What Kind of Person?

Let’s say that, like many other people, you believe that there is a heaven and a hell. Let’s say that you understand that all people will spend eternity either in heaven or in hell. And let’s say that you believe … Continue reading

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Eternal Perspective

A little boy was once grieving over his recently departed dog, Sparky. The young fellow asked his grandfather if Sparky was in heaven. Grandpa replied, “I’m sure of it! I’m certain that Sparky is enjoying doggie heaven right now. He’s … Continue reading

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In Agreement?

Don DeWelt once said, “Someday I’m going to write a book and call it Agree With Me or Go to Hell!” After pausing, he held up the Bible and said with a smile, “But then I realized that someone had … Continue reading

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Saving People from the Fire

Dale Longanecker recently turned 57, the mandatory retirement age for firefighters employed by the U.S. Forest Service. He spent his last day on the job jumping from an airplane. Longanecker was a smoke jumper for 38 years. He has parachuted … Continue reading

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