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Tag Archives: Philippians 2:14
Silence Is Golden
There is a story told about a man who decided to become a monk. He joined a monastery that required its members to take a vow of silence. At the end of each year’s service this man would be allowed … Continue reading
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A man decided to join a monastery that had a strict code of silence. Each monk was only allowed to speak once every five years, and then he was only allowed two words. The monk worked hard for five years, … Continue reading
Easy for Me to Say!
I was once watching a sports announcer on television as he offered his view of something that had happened in the sports world. I don’t recall whether he was talking about a certain player, a particular team or a play … Continue reading
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The “Nays” Have It
A story is told about a church that hosted a birthday celebration for one of its members who had reached the age of 100. One of the newer members of the church approached the guest of honor and said, “You … Continue reading
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What’s Your Problem?
“In those days when the number of disciples was increasing, the Grecian Jews among them complained against the Hebraic Jews because their widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution of food.”—Acts 6:1. God’s people have always tended to be … Continue reading
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Hall of Fame baseball manager Earl Weaver has died at the age of 82. Weaver, one of the game’s most successful managers, was known for his many arguments with umpires. Weaver was thrown out of 91 games in his career. … Continue reading
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One Special Day
I recently heard someone say, “I don’t think there should be one special day set aside for thanksgiving.” After pausing to let his remark sink in, he continued, “I think that there should be one day set aside for griping … Continue reading
A farmer was becoming quite annoyed at the constant noise from the frogs in the large pond beside his house. Every night they croaked on and on. Finally, he decided that he had heard enough. He went down to the … Continue reading
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Quit Your Griping!
In one of his recent Speed Bump cartoons, Dave Coverly has a grumpy looking elderly couple sitting in a booth at a restaurant, looking at the menu. The waitress asks them, “Would you like to start by complaining about an … Continue reading
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