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A professional diver has in his home two halves of an oyster shell with a piece of paper between the halves. While diving one day on the bottom of the…

Volunteers

April 13, 2015
Every organization that touches people and makes a difference in their lives depends on a select group to help make it happen. You may be part of this group. They’re…
An old Indian chief had been told the story of Jesus and how He sacrificed His life on the cross to pay for our sins. The missionary tried to persuade…
What happens when you know God wants you to do something, and you don’t want to do it? You’ll immediately go ahead and do it, right? Well, to be honest,…

Mrs. Noah

March 23, 2015
She is the mother of everyone you will ever meet, yet we don’t know when she was born. Today all the people of the world--whether Asian, African, or Caucasian--can trace…
I was taking care of our daughter’s four children by myself. Because the oldest was six--and the one-year-olds were twins, I needed eyes in the back of my head to…
I hate exercising. It takes too much time and it’s—well, boring! But thanks to my daughter’s nagging, I’m finally convinced it’s a necessity to maintain health and strength. Notice what…
James Irwin, one of the 12 Americans who walked on the moon, was a committed Christian and one of the most gracious people I ever met, willing to sign endless…
I recently attended a conference where one of the speakers asked an interesting question. This is it: “Which are you more afraid of—breaking God’s commandments or breaking His heart?” That…

He Loves Me

February 16, 2015
When Elizabeth Prentiss was a teenager back in the 1800s, she became so disgusted with her temper and lack of self-control that she was sure God could never love her.…
If I were giving a title to Psalm 73 in the Bible, I would call it “Perspective on Life.” When the chapter starts out the writer is so low he’s…
A number of years ago the Board of the Standard Oil Company was looking for a man to become manager of a new territory they were opening in China. After…

Two Potatoes

January 26, 2015
It happened in the 1930s during the days of the Great Depression in America. My Dad had just accepted the pastorate of a small church with a weekly salary of…
When you buy a machine of any kind—whether it’s a computer, a car, or a sewing machine—you almost invariably receive a book of instructions. Most of us set these books…
At the age of ten my Dad dedicated his life to serve the Lord, and from that time on he looked forward to going to Bible college. His parents, however,…
I wish you could meet Kathy--a beautiful trophy of God’s grace. Growing up with terrible physical and sexual abuse, Kathy came to know Christ when she was almost a teen,…
“All my life I’ve struggled with being too tall,” my friend confided. From the day she started to school she was a foot taller than anyone else in her class.…
Kathy, who grew up in her grandmother’s home, was the victim of terrible physical and sexual abuse—from her uncles, from her grandmother, and from her grandmother’s drinking companions. She was…

The Hat

December 15, 2014
My Dad, who was a minister for 74 years, told the following story. “When I became pastor of my first church in Canada, I noticed that virtually every man wore…
Is it okay to enjoy pretty clothes? Or is fashion just a frivolous ego trip? Well, let’s see what the Bible says. The apostle Peter gives the following advice to…

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