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Danger Ahead!

A hiker in Yosemite National Park was killed Sunday when struck by falling rock and ice. Officials had closed the trail due to the hazardous conditions. The trail closure was clearly marked, but the hiker ignored the warning and suffered … Continue reading

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The Great Value of Books

Commenting on 2 Timothy 4:13, where Paul asks Timothy to bring him a cloak, books, and the parchments, Charles Spurgeon wrote the following words: “He is inspired, yet he wants books! He has been preaching at least for thirty years, … Continue reading

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Slow Learners

Two men flew into a remote part of Canada to hunt elk. When their pilot returned to pick them up, he told them that he could only take four of the six elk they had shot, or else the weight … Continue reading

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No Experience Necessary

The human resources director was interviewing a prospective employee when she noticed that the applicant had written down an enormous figure as a salary request. “You certainly expect to be compensated well for someone who has no previous experience in … Continue reading

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Still In Need of Advice

My kindergarten teacher from many years ago spoke to me as she walked her dog past my house recently. She said, “It’s a bit cool today, isn’t it?” “Yes, it is”, I replied. As she continued on her way, she … Continue reading

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The Value of Wisdom

  On a recent trip to Washington, D.C., we took a bus tour of the city. As our guide informed us of the significance of the sights we were seeing, he pointed out a larger-than-life statue of Albert Einstein. We … Continue reading

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Fill in the Blank

A three-year-old boy who attends the church where I preach was talking with his family about the people who attend our congregation. They asked him to name some of the people, so he listed several. However, he did not name … Continue reading

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