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In Our Weakness

"'But Lord,' Gideon asked, 'how can I save Israel? My clan is the weakest in Manasseh, and I am the least in my family.'" - Judges 6:15Once when he was to preach at the University of Sydney in Australia, evangelist and pastor John Stott lost his voice. He says:"What...

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My Garments

My only qualification for writing a book on grace is the clothing I wear. Let me explain. For years I owned an elegant suit complete with coat, trousers, even a hat. I considered myself quite dapper in the outfit and was confident others agreed.The pants were cut from...

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An Out-of-the-Way Shell Hole

During World War I, a German soldier plunged into an out-of­the-way shell hole. There he found a wounded enemy. The fallen soldier was soaked with blood and only minutes from death. Touched by the plight of the man, the German soldier offered him water. Through this...

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The sun cast glistening white capsDo with effervescence roar;As each follows then another,To quench the parched and barren shore.Reminders of great unleashed powerWithin God's awe filled repertoire.Billowing, tufted, white laced cloudsTranscend the heavens grand,As...

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The Real One? Or the Dummy?

When the Chinese dictator Mao Zedong died in 1976, his physician, Dr. Li Zhisui, was given an impossible task. The Politburo demanded, "The chairman's body is to be permanently preserved." The staff objected. The doctor objected. He had seen the dry and shrunken...

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Amazing Grace

I was born in 1725, and I died 1807. The only godly influence in my life, as far back as I can remember, was my mother, whom I had for only seven years. When she left my life through death, I was virtually an orphan.My father remarried, sent me to a strict military...

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His Grace Is Sufficient

2 Corinthians 12:9 - My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness. (NIV)What a wonderful passage of scripture for all believers to be reminded of on a daily basis! This has been one of my mother's favourite scriptures through many tough...

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