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Cheerful Giver

The Bible says that God loves a cheerful giver. He doesn’t want us to give with a poor attitude or a reluctant heart. Suppose a man bought a gift for his wife on their anniversary, tossed it on her lap … Continue reading

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Paying Attention

Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan always took a moment during his games to pop his head out of the dugout and scan the stands, looking for his wife, Ruth. When he saw her, he would grin or nod to … Continue reading

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Beware the Little Things

I have read that termites destroy more homes than earthquakes. If this is true, then perhaps we should re-examine our priorities about what is to be feared. Maybe we should pay more attention to the little things that threaten destruction … Continue reading

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Living Up to It

The big day has finally arrived. Excitement is in the air. The guests have been ushered in. The wedding party has taken their place on the platform. Everyone beams as the bride is escorted down the aisle. A Scripture is … 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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Trading Places

My cousin paid $3,000 for Super Bowl tickets several months ago, not realizing that his planned trip to the big game would conflict with his wedding day. Now he is scrambling to find someone to take his place. If anyone … Continue reading

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The Lean

I just attended a ministers’ appreciation luncheon hosted by Kentucky Christian University. Some ministers’ spouses were also in attendance. The speaker, Bob Russell, talked about some of the mistakes he made in ministry, and how he had learned from them. … Continue reading

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Brangelina No More

The big news out of Hollywood today is that Angelina Jolie Pitt has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt, citing “irreconcilable differences”. She said that she made the decision “for the health of the family.” There is a reported $400 … Continue reading

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Godliness and Prosperity

Now that the dust has settled from the results of the election in Kentucky this past Tuesday, maybe it is time for a little reflection on what happened. I consider myself an optimist, but I am somewhat cautious about the … Continue reading

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Not Quite Synonyms

Is there a difference between the words “complete” and “finished”? While they might be considered synonyms, these words might have some different connotations. One man insisted that there is a distinction between those two words. When asked to explain, he … Continue reading

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