Tag Archives: John 3:16

What Kind of Offering?

The prophet Micah ponders about what type of sacrifice a person might offer to God. “With what shall I come before the Lord and bow down before the exalted God? Shall I come before him with burnt offerings, with calves … Continue reading

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Devalued

John Henry, the principal owner of the Boston Red Sox, recently purchased The Boston Globe from the New York Times Co. for $70 million. Newspapers have greatly declined in value over the past several years. The Times Co. paid $1.1 … Continue reading

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Loving Message

Cpl. Thomas “Cotton” Jones was killed by a Japanese sniper in 1944. He left behind a diary of his experience in World War II. His last request was that the diary be given to the girl he loved—Laura Mae Davis. … Continue reading

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Give of Your Best to the Master

A lady once called the hotline of a company that sold turkeys. She wanted to know if it would be safe to eat a turkey that had been in her freezer for 20 years. The customer representative informed her that … Continue reading

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Taking Time to Listen

I had the honor of praying at a Memorial Day service today at the Veterans Park in our town. The service also included a brief, inspiring speech by our state representative and the playing of our national anthem. A group … 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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God Loves Everybody

Dudley Rutherford My wife and I didn’t see them, but there were some protesters at the North American Christian Convention in Cincinnati yesterday. Some people from the Westboro cult (they are neither Baptist nor a church) were protesting the fact … Continue reading

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Life Preserver

On Saturday, June 14, 2003, the charter fishing vessel Taki Tooo capsized in Oregon’s Tillamook Bay with 19 people on board. 11 of the passengers perished in the rough, cold water. The 8 fortunate survivors were able to swim a … Continue reading

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Truth Be Told

Stephen Wilce resigned from the position of director of defense technology in New Zealand last September. The following month a military court found that Wilce had fabricated amazing stories about his life. He claimed to have competed in the Olympics, … Continue reading

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A Life-Saving Choice

On June 14, 2003, a charter fishing boat carrying 19 people capsized off the coast of Oregon. Everyone on board had been offered a life jacket at the beginning of the trip. Only 8 people accepted the offer; 11 refused … Continue reading

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