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The Golden Rule

One of the best known ethical teachings comes from the Sermon on the Mount, where Jesus says, “So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.” … Continue reading

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Improvement

In the early 1960s the University of Florida football team was running wind sprints for conditioning. One of the large linemen, Jack Katz, who played tackle, had proven himself to be the fastest lineman on the team. Katz walked up … Continue reading

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How to Live a Powerful Life

An energetic and somewhat ornery little boy once tried to get his mother to give him some money in exchange for his good behavior. His mother answered, “Why can’t you be like your father and be good for nothing?” Nobody … Continue reading

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Instant Heroes

A tour group once visited a picturesque village. As they walked by an old man sitting by a fence, one of the tourists asked in a very patronizing way, “Were any great men born in this village?” The old man … Continue reading

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Becoming a Mighty Warrior

Before David became king, he fell out of favor with King Saul and had to flee for his life. At that time he began to gather some men around him. The description of his followers is interesting—“All those who were … Continue reading

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A Better View of Jesus

I was about 10 years old when I discovered that I could not see nearly as well as my classmates at school. It had gotten to the point where it was affecting my schoolwork. So my parents took me to … Continue reading

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Putting Forth an Effort

I think this video of the dog patting the treadmill with one paw is absolutely hilarious! He seems to know that he is supposed to interact with the exercise equipment, he just wants to put in the minimum effort! A … Continue reading

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Seven Habits of a Godly Life

I got this outline from a Charles Stanley sermon. These biblical principles can help all of us who want to grow in our faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. If we work hard to instill these practices in our daily … Continue reading

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Practice

Stephen Curry, 32, is one of the best long-distance shooters in the history of basketball. Now entering his 12th season in the NBA, Curry has made 2,500 3-point shots in his career. Only Ray Allen and Reggie Miller have made … Continue reading

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Tasting Good!

In a recent Zits comic strip, a conversation between teenager Jeremy and his father went like this: Jeremy: “Oh, great. We’re out of milk.” Dad: “There’s still plenty of skim milk.” Jeremy: “Oh. Okay…In that case, we’re just out of … Continue reading

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