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Have You Considered My Servant?

Job. A man not to be envied. He was singled out by the Lord for intense examination by Satan. Satan gave Job the once over and then went over him again. As far as Job was concerned it was a blind study. He didn’t know what was going on and as far as we...

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The Tone of Love

For some inexplicable reason my parents allowed me, as a juvenile, to stay in a room with my friend Boog. We were at camp meeting and the walls were paper thin. As night progressed Boog and I told stories and made jokes that were, to us, progressively funny. Our laughter...

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Inner Peace

There is in some people a desperation for inner peace that leads them to do the unimaginable. The heathen will sacrifice a child hoping for relief from their guilt. Think about a Muslim who is homosexual. What hope does he have? He feels trapped with no hope for deliverance. He...

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Finding God

Mary A. Lathbury wrote the lyrics to the hymn, “Break Thou the Bread of Life.” Her desire for God is a reminder of the Psalmist’s yearning who wrote, “O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in...

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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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