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The Passover

As the Lord prepared to deliver his people, the Israelites, out of bondage in Egypt, he sent a series of plagues upon the Egyptian people. The last, and most terrible, of these ten plagues was to kill the firstborn sons … Continue reading

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A Scary Sermon

Jewish leaders had accused the apostle Paul of wrongdoing, and he was taken into custody. Charges were brought up against him, and Paul had the opportunity to speak in his own defense in front of Governor Felix. Acts 24:25 says, … Continue reading

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Weeds

I have spent more time than usual tending our flower bed this year. I have fertilized, watered and weeded more than ever before. The results have been quite positive. Our flowers are very healthy—big and bright and colorful. Much to … 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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Are You Ready?

I have heard that there is an old tombstone in a cemetery in Indiana which bears the following epitaph: Pause Stranger when you pass me by, As you are now, so once was I. As I am now, so you … Continue reading

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How We Treat God

Someone once said that we treat God like we treat a policeman. When we are driving 70 miles per hour in a 55 miles per hour zone, we don’t want to see a policeman. But when someone is breaking into our house … Continue reading

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Dead Skunk In the Middle of the Road

For years I have noticed that there seem to be more dead skunks on the road this time of year. I had a suspicion that it had something to do with mating season. So I looked it up and, sure … 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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Just In Case He Asks

Most people believe that we will have to stand before God someday and give an account for how we lived our lives. This is true. Hebrews 9:27 says that “….People are destined to die once, and after that to face … Continue reading

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Scary Sermon

When Paul was being held for trial in Acts 24, he had an opportunity to speak to the governor, Felix. Verse 25 says, “As Paul discoursed on righteousness, self-control and the judgment to come, Felix was afraid and said, “That’s … Continue reading

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