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Courageous Diagnosis

A married couple asked their family doctor to examine their young son. The boy was extremely hyperactive and continually did and said things that were highly inappropriate. His actions left them exhausted and exasperated. The parents were sure that their … Continue reading

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Why He Failed

In Matthew 25, Jesus tells a story about three servants who are entrusted by their master with huge amounts of money that they are to invest in order to gain a return. The first two servants doubled their master’s money … Continue reading

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Limited Production

There is a walnut tree near the end of the lane where I live. Although it still produces walnuts, the tree is not as productive as it could be. For one thing, there is a huge vine that has grown … Continue reading

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Voices Raised in Prayer

When the believers heard about the ordeal that Peter and John had just gone through with the religious leaders, “…they raised their voices together in prayer to God…” (Acts 4:24). I used to know a lady who would occasionally say, “All we … Continue reading

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Moving a 747

David Huxley David Huxley once set a world record for pulling a jet airliner. On October 15, 1997, at Mascot Airport in Sydney, Australia, Huxley harnessed himself to a 747 jet airliner that weighed 187 tons. Leaning forward and straining … Continue reading

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One Reason We Don’t Have Things

My wife and I had been looking forward to seeing a couple of Christian comedians. We didn’t think it was necessary to order our tickets ahead of time. When we got to the door, there was a sign that said, … Continue reading

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