Tag Archives: Romans 5:8

Motivation

There is a story told about a frog that fell into a pothole. No matter how hard he tried, he couldn’t jump high enough to get out. His friends encouraged him, but he still could not muster up the strength … Continue reading

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The Star

Back during World War II a little boy and his father were out for a drive on Christmas Eve. As they drove by houses that were decorated for Christmas the boy noticed that many of the windows had a star. … Continue reading

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Seriousness of Sin

A newly ordained Catholic priest was nervous about hearing confessions, so he asked an older, more experienced priest to observe one of his sessions and give him some advice. After a few minutes of watching and listening, the older priest … Continue reading

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Unlikely

Someone once pointed out that Christians are unlikely people called by an unlikely king to do unlikely things. Let’s take a closer look at that statement. First of all, who are we that God would take notice of us? The … Continue reading

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Willing Sacrifice

Henry “Bill” Warner and John Middaugh bonded together when they served in a war zone during the Vietnam War. They learned to count on each other, and after the war they continued to stay in touch. Warner and Middaugh, both … Continue reading

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Covering Our Mistakes

A delivery truck recently left a package on our front porch. However, the package wasn’t addressed to us. It should have been delivered to our neighbors up the street. It’s no problem for me to take the package to my neighbor. … Continue reading

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Meaningful Death

On a recent trip to Washington, D.C., my wife and I visited Arlington National Cemetery. As we moved through the grounds, we took notice of the distinctive grave markers. The symmetry of their color, shape, size and alignment is quite … Continue reading

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Trading Places

Imagine a condemned criminal nervously pacing back and forth in his cell the evening of his execution. Publicly, he has denied his guilt, but privately he knows that his crimes were so terrible that he deserves the death penalty. The date … Continue reading

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Welcome Substitute

When I was a scrawny 12-year-old, I used to tag along with some older boys and men who had a slow pitch softball team. Occasionally, they would be short of players, and in their desperation, they would actually let me … Continue reading

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