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Bad Results

A recent cartoon of Dennis the Menace pictured the mischievous young fellow kneeing at his bedside for his nightly prayers. As usual, he had some confessing to do—“It was an honest mistake with bad results.” Some of our sins are … Continue reading

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The Two are Related

A couple of young classmates were having a discussion on their first day of school after summer vacation. “How did you spend your summer?” one asked. The other kid responded, “I spent half the summer doing what I wanted, and … Continue reading

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Not Condemned

The day after Thanksgiving, my wife and I were driving to her parent’s house to enjoy a holiday meal with the family. On the way, we saw two different flocks of wild turkeys. It was as if they knew that … Continue reading

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Do You Know About Hell?

My wife had an interesting experience while playing with a 4-year-old boy the other day. He was down on the floor with his battleship. There were “people” lying on the carpet all around the ship. Keeping his eyes on his … Continue reading

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Punishment that Fits the Crime

Michael Vick is having an excellent comeback year on the football field after serving 18 months in a federal prison for running a dogfighting ring. Many people are applauding the Philadelphia Eagles for giving Vick a second chance now that … Continue reading

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Rebel with an Evil Cause

Numbers 16 tells one of the most fantastic stories in human history. There we read about how a man named Korah, along with a few others, led a rebellion against Moses. As punishment for rising up against God’s chosen leader, … Continue reading

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Violent Offenders

The National Football League is cracking down on players who deliver excessively violent blows on the football field. Some players lower their heads as they plow into an opponent, disregarding even their own safety. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell sent a … Continue reading

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