The Most Valuable

The Most Valuable

It had been some time since Jack had seen the old man. College, girls, career, and life itself got in the way. In fact, Jack moved clear across the country in pursuit of his dreams. There, in the rush of his busy life, Jack had little time to think about the past and...

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From A Distance

From A Distance

But Peter followed Him at a distance to the high priest’s courtyard. – Matthew 26:58 Most serious-minded Christians desire a closer walk and relationship with Jesus, as against mere playing church and having occasional affair with Him in time of need. However, a...

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Keepers

Keepers

Keepers I grew up in the '50s with very practical parents. A mother, God love her, who washed aluminium foil after she cooked in it, then reused it. She was the original recycle queen, before they had a name for it. My father was happier getting old shoes fixed than...

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Where is God?

Where is God?

Where is God? He was just a little boy, on a week's first day. He was wandering home from Sunday School, and dawdling on the way. He scuffed his shoes into the grass; he found a caterpillar. He found a fluffy milkweed pod, and blew out all the "filler." A bird's nest...

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The Carpenter’s Tools

The Carpenter’s Tools

Brother Hammer served as the chairman. The other members of the tool belt informed him that he must leave, because he was too noisy. But brother Hammer said, "If I have to leave this carpenter's shop, then brother Gimlet must go too. He's insignificant and makes a...

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20 Truths to Remember

20 Truths to Remember

1. Faith is the ability to not panic. 2. If you worry, you didn't pray. If you pray, don't worry. 3. As a child of God, prayer is kind of like calling home every day. 4. Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not be bent out of shape. 5. When we get tangled up in...

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Struggles of Life

Struggles of Life

A man found a cocoon of an emperor moth. He took it home so that he could watch the moth come out of the cocoon. On the day a small opening appeared, he sat and watched the moth for several hours as the moth struggled to force the body through that little hole. The...

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The Silversmith

The Silversmith

Some time ago, a few ladies met in a certain city to study the scriptures. While reading the third chapter of Malachi, they came upon a remarkable expression in the third verse: "And He shall sit as a refiner and purifier of silver (Malachi 3:3)" One lady proposed to...

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When You Divorce Me… (2)

When You Divorce Me… (2)

“For the Lord God of Israel says that He hates divorce, for it covers one’s garment with violence,” Says the Lord of hosts. “Therefore take heed to your spirit, that you do not deal treacherously.” – Malachi 2:16   That night, we didn't talk to each other. She...

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