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Unafraid of Death

In 100 Meditations on Hope Wayne A. Lamb writes: In the midst of a storm, a little bird was clinging to the limb of a tree, seemingly calm and unafraid. As the wind tore at the limbs of the tree, … Continue reading

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Great Comeback!

On Sunday, April 14, 2019, many people watched one of the greatest comebacks in sports history when Tiger Woods won the Masters golf tournament. His victory ended a long personal dry spell. Woods, once acknowledged as the best golfer in … Continue reading

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The Way the Story Really Ends

Thomas Jefferson, a great man, nevertheless could not accept the miraculous elements in Scripture. He edited his own special version of the Bible in which all references to the supernatural were deleted. Jefferson, in editing the Gospels, confined himself solely … Continue reading

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Beyond the Cross

Every year thousands of people climb a mountain in the Italian Alps, passing the “stations of the cross” to stand at an outdoor crucifix. One tourist noticed a little trail that led beyond the cross. He fought through the rough … Continue reading

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Raised

A little girl was quite sad and upset because her beloved cat had died. Her mother tried to cheer her up by pointing out that her cat was with God in heaven now. “Really?” the little girl asked. “I think … Continue reading

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Death Is Serious Business!

Sometimes we joke about death. Woody Allen said that he wasn’t afraid to die, he just didn’t want to be there when it happened. Rodney Dangerfield, before undergoing a risky surgery, said that if the operation went well, he would … Continue reading

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The Surprise of Easter

It just so happens that Easter falls on April 1 this year—April Fools’ Day. This has led some pranksters to consider the humor in staging a fake Easter egg hunt—allowing children to believe that there were eggs hidden for them … Continue reading

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Close Bond

Two ministers who were good friends had a habit of giving each other a good-natured ribbing. They were always comparing churches, trying to prove that their congregation was the best. One day, one of them said, “I have to admit … Continue reading

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No Fear!

In 100 Meditations on Hope Wayne A. Lamb writes: In the midst of a storm, a little bird was clinging to the limb of a tree, seemingly calm and unafraid. As the wind tore at the limbs of the tree, … Continue reading

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Shadow of Death

Donald Grey Barnhouse was driving his children to the funeral of their mother. While they were stopped at an intersection, a semi-tractor trailer crossed in front of them, momentarily casting a shadow on their car. Barnhouse asked his children, “Would … Continue reading

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