Talk About Jesus

Many years ago, an elderly farmer was in Washington DC, visiting his son, who was a United States Senator. When his son introduced him to the visiting Ambassador to Belgium, the farmer asked, “Sir, are you a Christian?” His son, being greatly embarassed, quickly changed the subject. A few months later, the farmer passed away. …

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I Wish…

How many times have we ruined an afternoon or even an entire day by allowing what we don’t have or what we’ve lost and can’t get back eat away at our thoughts? We see a person driving a new sports car, and we think, “Wow…I WISH I could afford that!”, and then that thought turns …

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What If….

The story is told of a mail carrier who lived in a village in Europe that had many rivers and waterways running through it. The mail carrier would use a canoe on his daily route to deliver the mail. Many people over the years asked him why he didn’t wear a life preserver or at …

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Go Tell It…

It was around 1865 that John Wesley Work, Jr. wrote the words to the African-American spiritual “Go Tell It on the Mountain”. One of the verses of the song goes like this: Down in a lowly manger Our humble Christ was born And God send us salvation, That blessed Christmas morn: Go, Tell It On …

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What A Friend

Joseph Scriven was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1819. His family was rather prosperous, and he enjoyed a good life. He graduated from Trinity College, and was soon engaged to be married. However, his fiancee accidentally drowned the day before they were to be married. He decided he needed a complete change after that tragic …

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Warning Signs

Recently, three young tourists when visiting Yosemite National Park in California were swept over the Vernal Falls. One of the tourists, a young woman, was no doubt drawn by the alluring beauty of the raging waterfall and the fast moving River below. Tragically she slipped on a rock above the falls. Two friends reached out …

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