"What I say to you, I say to everyone: 'Watch!'" - Mark 13:37On Christmas Day 1776, Colonel Johann Gottlieb Rall was the commanding officer of the Hessian troops in Trenton, New Jersey. Allied with the British against the colonies, the German Hessian army in Trenton...

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Be Compassionate

"Finally, all of you, live in harmony with one another; be sympathetic, love as brothers, be compassionate and humble." - 1 Peter 3:8Patrick Bouvier Kennedy was born prematurely on August 7, 1963. His father, President John F. Kennedy, knew his second son's chances of...

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Be Self-Controlled

“The end of all things is near. Therefore be clear minded and self-controlled so that you can pray.” – 1 Peter 4:7Charles Colson visited the Humanita Prison in Sao Jose dos Campos Brazil during the 1980’s and was astonished how Christ changed inmates lives.He wrote:...

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Avoid Arrogance

"'See, I am against you, O arrogant one,' declares the Lord, the Lord Almighty, 'for your day has come, the time for you to be punished.'" - Jeremiah 50:31On August 17, 1969, a group of 24 people in the posh Richelieu Apartments in Pass Christian, Mississippi decided...

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Clothe Yourself in Humility

"Young men, in the same way be submissive to those who are older. All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, 'God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.'" - 1 Peter 5:5The rarest medal in the Olympics wasn't created from gold,...

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Chasing After the Wind

"To the man who pleases him, God gives wisdom, knowledge and happiness, but to the sinner he gives the task of gathering and storing up wealth to hand it over to the one who pleases God. This too is meaningless, a chasing after the wind." - Ecclesiastes 2:26Prior to...

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By His Wounds We Are Healed

"He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; by his wounds you have been healed." - 1 Peter 2:24About 400 AD, Augustine, during his pastoral ministry, came to know a woman in Carthage named Innocentia. A...

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