Giving a Better Sacrifice

"It was by faith that Abel brought a more acceptable offering to God than Cain did. Abel's offering gave evidence that he was a righteous man." Hebrews 11:4 NLTHis outfit of choice for Sundays was typical for his generation. Dark pants, white shirt, black shoes. He...

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Mark 16:6 – The angel said, "Don't be alarmed. You are looking for Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He isn't here! He is risen from the dead! Look, this is where they laid his body. (NLT)The dreaded phone call came from Canada in the middle of a missionary term...

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Satisfying to Save

(Jesus said) "Even as the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give His life as a ransom for many." Matthew 20:28 Dr. Henry Heimlich is almost as old as dirt. To be more precise, Dr. Henry Heimlich is 96 years old.During his life Dr. Heimlich has had...

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Oh, What Love!

He lost the love of his life. When his wife Mary died, Dan Peterson went into a deep depression. For six months, this 82-year-old widower of Augusta, Georgia, did very little except look out his window at the squirrels in his yard.But one day at the grocery store, his...

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Sacrificial Love

"Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends." John 15:13 (NIV) "Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record...

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Our Royal Gifts

Matthew 2:11 – On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasures and presented him with gifts of gold and of incense and of myrrh. (NIV)Perhaps this Christmas, you'll be giving at...

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