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Truth, Please

The lead story in the June 2017 National Geographic magazine was titled “Why We Lie: The Science Behind Our Deceptive Ways.”  The byline read, “Honesty may be the best policy, but scheming and dishonesty are part of what makes us human.” I admit that the title surprised me. It seems...

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Instrument of Grace

When I first met her, she was already losing the winsome spirit that had influenced several people to come to the Lord and to the church. It was after the special service and she came past shaking hands. She had to say what she thought was going wrong with the...

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Cross Glory

A half century ago, A.W. Tozer warned that the church was abandoning the old rugged cross for a modern smooth cross. Instead of a cross that killed the man, Tozer warned of a cross that accommodated him. “The new cross does not slay the sinner, it redirects him. It gears...

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