Tag Archives: sin

The Effects of Gossip

A lady once went to talk with her minister about her troubled conscience. After some discussion, he said that her problem was gossip. She quite often maligned people behind their back, which is clearly prohibited in Scripture. “What can I … Continue reading

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Train Approaching!

A few days ago I was picking raspberries near the railroad track behind my house when I heard a train approaching. I wasn’t able to move very far away from the tracks, so I was close enough to sense the … Continue reading

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Don’t Play Around with Snakes!

Milo Sutcliffe and his wife, Jennifer, were working in their yard in Corpus Christi, Texas on May 27 when they encountered a four-foot-long rattlesnake. Milo cut off the snake’s head with a shovel, but when he bent down to pick … Continue reading

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Be Careful Little Tongue What You Say!

Roseanne Barr was enjoying a nice comeback in her career, with a successful reboot of her popular sitcom. Now it’s all gone. Gone in an instant, because of a racist tweet that she sent out. Barr is apologetic, and she … Continue reading

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Break the Mold!

“Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.”—Romans 12:2. The devil has … Continue reading

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Face in a Crowd

A man who was wanted by police in China thought that he could hide in a crowd of 60,000 people who had gathered for a concert. He was wrong. Cameras at the entrances of the venue had modern facial recognition … Continue reading

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Not So Harmless

In A View from the Zoo, Gary Richmond, a former zookeeper, has this to say: “Raccoons go through a glandular change at about 24 months. After that they often attack their owners. Since a 30-pound raccoon can be equal to … Continue reading

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Not Walking Right

A had a friend who used to point out to me that I was obviously favoring one leg. He noticed my limp, and warned me that if I kept walking that way I could cause damage to another part of … Continue reading

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Very Tempting!

A young boy was sitting on a park bench with his grandfather when a beautiful girl walked by. The boy asked, “Grandpa, is it a sin to look at a pretty girl?” Grandpa thought for a few seconds before he gave his … Continue reading

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Different Kinds of Tears

A preacher once told of a time when, within the span of one week, two different individuals came into his office in tears. The first lady who came in was upset at the music director for deciding that the choir … Continue reading

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