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How to Trade Revenge for Forgiveness

How to Trade Revenge for Forgiveness

"I don't get mad—I get even!" reads the message on the bumper sticker. The taste of vengeance is so sweet—or is it? When the Japanese invaded China in World War 2, William's family was torn apart. His father was imprisoned and died there in what prison officials...

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How Hard Do I Need to Work, Anyway?

How Hard Do I Need to Work, Anyway?

For 30 years a certain foreman worked for an employer who treated him honestly and fairly but never paid the man what he wanted. The foreman griped and complained, "He always wants my best work, and he's never satisfied." One day the owner of the company called in the...

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How Can I Choose Blessings Over Curses?

How Can I Choose Blessings Over Curses?

Suppose the pastor of a large church divided up his flock into two groups, and instead of the normal “whatever they do” routine practiced on Sunday morning, he announced, “Half of you represent blessings, and the other half curses. Now, I’m going to read a list of...

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Here’s What God Says About Money

Here’s What God Says About Money

The number one problem when it comes to family living isn't our failure to communicate, as important as that may be. Nor is it what takes place behind the bedroom door, or keeping our in-laws from becoming outlaws. The greatest, single problem facing families today is...

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Who Do You Say That Jesus Is?

Who Do You Say That Jesus Is?

A Japanese businessman was invited by his American host to attend church with him, and he quickly agreed. At the end of the message, which was delivered by the Methodist clergyman Ralph Sockman, his host asked him what he thought of the message. In his discreet,...

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Why is It Difficult to Trust God?

Why is It Difficult to Trust God?

Charles Spurgeon once wrote, "You may think that it is easy to define faith, and so it is, but it is easier still to confuse people with your definition."  Martin Luther defined faith as "a lively, reckless confidence in God." The Quaker scholar J. Elton Trueblood...

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What You Need to Get Rid of Today

What You Need to Get Rid of Today

Should you ever have the opportunity to visit ancient Corinth, there is an out-of-the-way, seldom-seen-by-tourists place that makes what Paul wrote to the Corinthians more meaningful. Remember Paul's comments that those who run in a race should run in such a way as to...

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