Adding Goodness to Your Faith

“For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge” – 2 Peter 1:5In 1964, Margaret Powers was engaged to be married. After an inspirational walk along the beach with her fiancé, she wrote a poem called “Footprints.” She...

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Endure Hardship

“But you, keep your head in all situations, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, discharge all the duties of your ministry.” – 2 Timothy 4:5In 1944, a farmer from Sussex, England wrote to the Scripture Gift Mission enclosing a five-shilling ($1.25) offering....

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For Without Him Who Can Find Enjoyment

“A man can do nothing better than to eat and drink and find satisfaction in his work. This too, I see, is from the hand of God, for without him, who can eat or find enjoyment?” – Ecclesiastes 2:24-25In 2002, Marvin Lacy of Lake Wales Florida taught calligraphy in the...

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Keep Your Focus

“No one serving as a soldier gets involved in civilian affairs--he wants to please his commanding officer.” – 2 Timothy 2:4One of the greatest lion tamers and animal trainers of all time was Clyde Beatty. He was a big game hunter who became famous as a lion tamer...

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The Word of God Changes Men

“'Is not my word like fire,' declares the LORD, 'and like a hammer that breaks a rock in pieces?'” – Jeremiah 23:29In 1747, Lord George Lyttelton, a member of Parliament, contacted his friend Gilbert West. The two men talked about the falsehood of the Bible and...

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Peter Kennedy