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Jesus Has A Plan For Each Of Us

One summer day over thirty years ago, a man named Dave had been spearing catfish with some friends; this fishing…

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Accepting Our Mission

Are saints very holy people? Yes, they are. Are they exempt from stupid mistakes? No, they’re not; they’re just as…

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Living As Children Of The Light

Some years ago there was an interesting psychology experiment that became known as the “Good Samaritan Study.” The researchers stationed…

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Family Life Should Bring Us Closer To God

On one occasion during the U.S. Civil War, Union soldiers from the North and Confederate troops from the South were…

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God Continues To Send Us Messengers

In every political campaign there are some workers who receive little notice, but who have a very important job: advance…

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Every Successful Journey Requires A Destination

Here in Michigan we say that there are two seasons of the year: winter, and road construction season. When the…

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Our Unfamiliarity With Kings

One day in 1863, during the height of the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln was making one his frequent trips to a hospital for soldiers wounded in battle. As he walked from ward to ward, he offered cheerful and sympathetic words to all the men he saw; the fact that the President of the United […]

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God Entrusts Many Gifts To Us

Once upon a time there was a good and wise king, much loved by his people and truly concerned for their well-being. One day he called together his three daughters and said, “I wish to go off and spend much time in prayer and learn more about God; in my absence, the three of you […]

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My Home Is Just On The Other Side

A couple had been married for over fifty years when the husband passed away from a fatal illness. Their pastor visited the widow a few days after the funeral, and found that, even though she was grieving, she was also filled with peace and joy. “Mrs. Winslow, I’m glad to see you’re holding up so […]

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Living Lives of Love

Once there was a boy in the 3rd grade named Benjamin Dalton–and he was having the worst day of his life. He loved school, and was a good student–but on this particular morning something terrible had happened, something he would never be able to live down, something he was certain would ruin him forever. You […]

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