558) God Shouting

     Everyone has noticed how hard it is to turn our thoughts to God when everything is going well with us.  'We have all we want' is a terrible…

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557) Running Toward the Plague

  Another Ebola Death in Liberia ------------------ Christians and Ebola, by Eric Metaxas, October 15, 2014 blog at:   www.breakpoint.org      Between 250 and 270 A.D. a terrible plague,…

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556) Good Choices (part two)

MOORE AND MOORE      (continued…)  In the year 2000, 22-year old Wes Moore achieved the pinnacle of academic success.  He was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship, the most prestigious post-graduate…

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554) Arturo Loves Jesus

Minneapolis, Minnesota based World Mission Prayer League director Charles Lindquist tells about an experience on a recent trip to the Holy Land.  This was in an April 3, 2014 article…

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553) Just Passing Through

By James Dobson, Love for a Lifetime: Building a Marriage that Will Go the Distance, 1987, pages 115-117 (a book of advice for newlyweds).      In August, 1977, my…

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552) Staring at the Void

By Marvin Olasky, in World magazine, October 18, 2014, page 72.  See:   www.wng.org      He’s very smart, my childhood best friend, and very faithful in his atheism.  When he was…

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551) Comparing Yourself to Others

God made us all different.  Why do we feel the need to compare and compete? --------------------------------- By Tom Bodett, Small Comforts, 1987, pages 118-121.      I've never found it…

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550) Wow!

By Tom Bodett, Small Comforts, 1987, pages 156-159.      Among the thousand and one truisms that were hurled at us as expectant parents was one I especially wanted to believe:…

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549) Table Manners (part two)

     Third, mealtime is a place to learn self-control and moderation.  This, like gratitude and not complaining, is never fully learned in childhood, and is usually a lifelong struggle.…

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