Praying for Success

"Then he prayed, 'O Lord, God of my master Abraham, give me success today, and show kindness to my master Abraham.'" - Genesis 24:12In 1956, Ken Taylor, a graduate of Northern Baptist Theological Seminary, was the director of Moody Press. During this time, his...

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Our Glorious Inheritance

"I pray also that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints," - Ephesians 1:18Peter Waldo, or Valdesius, or Waldensis, as he was variously called, was...

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No Matter What the Circumstances

"For two whole years Paul stayed there in his own rented house and welcomed all who came to see him. Boldly and without hindrance he preached the kingdom of God and taught about the Lord Jesus Christ." - Acts 28:30-31Myrtie Howell was a devoted Christian woman who...

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Avid Gossip

“Besides, they get into the habit of being idle and going about from house to house. And not only do they become idlers, but also gossips and busybodies, saying things they ought not to.” – 1 Timothy 5:13In 1861, soon after Lincoln’s inauguration, a large Republican...

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The Foolishness of Men

“I thought, "These are only the poor; they are foolish, for they do not know the way of the LORD, the requirements of their God. So I will go to the leaders and speak to them; surely they know the way of the LORD, the requirements of their God." But with one accord...

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The Firm Foundation

“For no one can lay any foundation other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ.” – 1 Corinthians 3:11On Sunday morning, January 9, 2005, Rebecca Swainston’s world literally caved-in. Her home on Springbank Avenue in Orange City Florida, the first home she...

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Avoid Boasting

AVOID BOASTING Wednesday - July 12, 2006“Your boasting is not good. Don't you know that a little yeast works through the whole batch of dough?” – 1 Corinthians 5:6Louis XIV reigned as King of France from May 14, 1643 until his death on September 1, 1715. For 72 years...

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Peter Kennedy