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Here is the Thing About Jesus

Here is the Thing About Jesus

When he was asked who was the most influential person in his life, George Bush, who followed in his father's footsteps as President of the United States, quickly responded, "Jesus Christ!" No, the answer wasn't designed to win friends and votes, because that answer...

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Is the Human Heart Really Evil?

Is the Human Heart Really Evil?

When Richard Smith spoke at a workshop on a Christian approach to counseling, he talked about the fact that we were created in the image of God yet the human heart is depraved and evil. A pastor objected, feeling that he had gone too far. As Richard explained what the...

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Discover the One True Lighthouse

Discover the One True Lighthouse

The Naval Institute's magazine carried the story of a battleship captain who was concerned about rough seas and fog when, quite suddenly, a bright light appeared on the horizon. The captain immediately had the signalman send the message, "Change course immediately!" ...

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The Promises of God Are for You

The Promises of God Are for You

Nehemiah, the cupbearer to the Persian King Artaxerxes, describes something which is unique in all history. Speaking of Israel in the wilderness, he says of God, "Because of your great compassion you did not abandon them in the desert. By day the pillar of cloud did...

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How Do I Live a Life in Christ?

How Do I Live a Life in Christ?

A dying man never says, "I wish I had spent more time at the office!" A man's last words always come from his heart! They are sometimes harsh, sometimes sentimental, and sometimes provocative. But you never forget them. What Jesus shared with the twelve as they sat...

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3 Guidelines on How to View Time

3 Guidelines on How to View Time

"Dost thou love life?" asked the venerable Ben Franklin more than 200 years ago. "Then do not squander time, for that's the stuff life is made of!" And who would question what Franklin said? Regardless of the inequities in life, when it comes to the use of our time,...

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3 Guidelines to Becoming an Encourager

3 Guidelines to Becoming an Encourager

Have you ever had the experience of having to make a business presentation and you learned that the "big boss" is going to be there? Your knees go weak, and your hands sweat. No matter what the temperature, you start wiping the perspiration from your brow. You just...

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How to Neighbor

How to Neighbor

There was once a lawyer who was looking for a loophole. He asked Jesus how to inherit eternal life, but he already knew the answer: “Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your strength, and with all your mind; and your neighbor as...

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7 Assumptions about Love

7 Assumptions about Love

Each of us make assumptions about love and relationships. We may not even realize that we are operating out of a set of pre-conceived ideas, ideas that may have influenced our behavior since we discovered members of the opposite sex. Yet, there are some big...

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Worship is the Way of Grace and Blessing

Worship is the Way of Grace and Blessing

When God asked Abraham to give his son as a sacrifice on Mt. Moriah, he complied without questioning God as to why he asked this most unusual thing, especially when the boy had been a gift from God when they were childless. As Abraham approached Moriah, he turned to...

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