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Truth Be Told

"The wise men shall be put to shame; they shall be dismayed and taken; behold, they have rejected the Word of the LORD, so what wisdom is in them?" (Jeremiah 8:9 ESV) Scripture's evaluation is clear: wisdom of the worldly sort without the Word of God will not win the...

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Two Bills

"So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets." (Matthew 7:21 NIV)It was a few years ago.  A friend had sent me a restaurant gift card for Christmas and I had picked a pretty, sunny Sunday afternoon to...

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Would You Like Boots for Supper?

Bishop Stringer and his companion were facing starvation that late October morning. They had been returning home from the Mackenzie region of the Yukon when they were overtaken by winter. Even though it was early in the season, the amount of snow that fell during that...

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