Sweet Revenge?

In "Today in the Word" the story is told about a woman who once came to Ibn Saud, the first king of Saudi Arabia, requesting that the man who killed her husband be put to death. The man had fallen from the top of a palm tree when he had been gathering dates and landed...

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The Talent Show

(Based on Matthew 25:14-30)Once there was a talent show at a local hall.The first contestant played a saxophone solo. It was so brilliant that the audience cheered wildly and gave him a standing ovation. On the basis of that one solo, people were comparing the player...

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The Talking Car

I read an interesting story some time ago in an issue of Focus on the Family magazine about a man who bought one of those cars that had replaced warning lights with spoken instructions in a female voice.In a soft voice, his "little woman"—as he called her—would say,...

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The Sundial

The story is told of a missionary who had grown old and it now was time to return to his own country. As a token of love and respect for the people with whom he had worked, he bought them a large sundial. The people were overjoyed at this gift…so much so that they...

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The Transfusion

Many years ago, when I worked as a volunteer at Stanford Hospital, I got to know a little girl named Liza who was suffering from a rare and serious disease. Her only chance of recovery appeared to be a blood transfusion from her five-year-old brother, who had...

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Trapped by a Spider

From the back porch of her home a friend noticed a beautiful butterfly with its fragile legs caught in a spider's web. It was flapping its wings wildly trying desperately to escape. Feeling sorry for the butterfly, my friend came closer to see if she could help free...

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Inspirational stories to lift up your soul closer to God. Find out how awesome our God really is. Real-life experiences as well as illustrations are available on this site.