The Mustard Seed

The Shoes

A preacher had been told by the head of a great shoe factory, that if he found any poor people who needed shoes, he could come to him and get them. In making his rounds one day soon afterward, the minister invited a man to attend his church.“I would like to go,” said...

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During my junior year in high school, Mr. Reynolds, my English teacher, handed each student a list of thoughts or statements written by other students, then gave us a creative writing assignment based on one of those thoughts.At 17, I was beginning to wonder about...

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Thanks to Pastor Jim and the Net 153 Christian Magazine where the whole family can find health Christian resources.Years ago a corps of civil engineers went to take a look at a dam in Pennsylvania that controlled the waters of several streams that flowed down toward a...

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The Rope

There is a story about a monastery in Europe perched high on a cliff several hundred feet in the air. The only way to reach the monastery was to be suspended in a basket which was pulled to the top by several monks who pulled and tugged with all their strength....

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A Valuable Asset

To realize the value of ONE YEARAsk a student who has failed his final exam. To realize the value of ONE MONTHAsk a mother who has given birth to a premature baby. To realize the value of ONE WEEKAsk an editor of a weekly newspaper. To realize the value of ONE DAYAsk...

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The Unsinkable Ship

At the time of the sinking of the Titanic, one of our great American preachers was in Belfast, Ireland. The Titanic had been built in Belfast, and there was a great local pride over the mighty, ship. She had been heralded far and wide as "the unsinkable ship."...

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