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Where Your Treasure Is
One of the biggest news stories this month is the collapse of the Silicon Valley Bank, the second largest bank to fail in U.S. history. This collapse has caused a lot of concern, not only in the U.S., but throughout … Continue reading
Does This Hurt?
When you go to a doctor for your annual check-up, he or she will often begin to poke, prod, and press various places, all the while asking, “Does this hurt? How about this?” If you cry out in pain, one … Continue reading
The Importance of Money
Many people somehow get the idea that any discussion about money isn’t spiritual. That’s just not true. The Bible has a lot to say about finances. Some will maintain that God has more to say in the New Testament about … Continue reading
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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Who’s Your Boss?
“Money will buy a bed, but not sleep; books, but not brains; food, but not appetite; finery, but not beauty; a house, but not a home; medicine, but not health; luxuries, but not culture; amusements, but not happiness; religion, but … Continue reading
They Need Shoes
Shane Claiborne, an advocate for the poor and homeless, once spoke at a church service in Chicago. And at the end of his speech he said, “When I’m done here tonight, I’m going to go be with some homeless folks … Continue reading
Which Kind of Giver?
It has been said that there are three kinds of givers—the flint, the sponge and the honeycomb. To get anything out of a flint you have to hammer it. And then you get only a few chips and sparks. In … Continue reading
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Two men were survivors of a shipwreck, stranded together on a deserted island. One man started working frantically, constructing a large SOS sign made out of stones and gathering wood to make a signal fire. Meanwhile, the other man sat … Continue reading
Need Your Help
A small town had only one bank and three churches. One Monday morning, the bank called all three churches with the same request: “Could you bring in Sunday’s collection right away? We are out of $1 bills.” It is a … Continue reading
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Give it to Jesus
Joyce Parson tells about the time when her three-year-old grandson found a quarter in the driveway as the family was leaving for church one Sunday morning. When they returned home after worship, the little boy pulled the quarter out of … Continue reading