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High Price of Lying

For years, conspiracy theorist Alex Jones relentlessly promoted the lie that the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was a hoax. His false claims added greatly to the pain and suffering of the grieving families. Therefore, a jury recently decided … Continue reading

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Which Religion?

In a recent column, Dear Abby gave this advice to someone who asked for direction in choosing between religions—“…consider which religion meets your needs…” Unfortunately, that’s the way many people think when they are seeking religion. They are looking for … Continue reading

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Unchanging Reality

Abraham Lincoln was trying to make a point, but the person he was talking with was stubborn and unconvinced. So Lincoln tried another angle. He said to the fellow, “Well, lets’ see now. How many legs does a cow have?” … Continue reading

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Counterfeits

Anything that is extremely valuable will be counterfeited. Fake gems have been around for thousands of years, but as the technology for making them has advanced, fakes are now harder to detect with the naked eye. Experts advise buyers to … Continue reading

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What You Don’t Know

Years ago a friendly exterminator patrolled some neighborhoods in Chicago, peddling what he called “the Mississippi stuff.” The Mississippi stuff was a pesticide he had bought hundreds of gallons of in the South, and it really did the trick on … Continue reading

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The Truth Is Essential

Star Trek’s reliable source of logic, Mr. Spock, once said, “Insufficient facts always invite danger.” The Bible concurs, as Hosea 4:6 states, “…My people are destroyed from lack of knowledge.” Scripture consistently warns us of the dangers of ignoring the … Continue reading

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What We Stand For

A few days ago I drove by a small church that had a sign in their front parking lot. The sign was so interesting that I drove by a second time to make sure I didn’t miss any of what … Continue reading

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Suspicious Claim

A school principal received a phone call in her office early one morning. The voice said, “Thomas Bradley won’t be in school today because he is sick.” The principal was a bit suspicious of the voice, so she asked, “Who … Continue reading

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It Felt Real

Someone asked a golfer if he ever had a hole-in-one. He answered, “No, but I know what one feels like.” When asked to explain, he said, “I hit a ball on an unfamiliar course, and it rolled up toward the … Continue reading

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Reliable

I once read about a man who lived in Long Island, New York, in the early 1900s. This fellow was an amateur meteorologist. He once ordered a barometer from a mail-order company and anxiously awaited the arrival of his purchase. … Continue reading

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