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All Things Clearly

Romans 8:28 "And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to His purpose."On March 24, 1820, a little girl was born to a couple in Putnam, New York.Even though they were poor, when their six-week-old...

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A Sacrificing Servant

Matthew 20:27-28 (NIV) - (Jesus said) "And whoever wants to be first must be your slave just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life as a ransom for many."In the Korean War, there was a young sergeant by the name of...

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Enduring the Shame

It’s not just young people that are bullied.Karen Klein, a 68-year-old school bus monitor, said she had been bullied by some middle school students for a while, but it was especially vicious one day recently – and it was all caught on video. The video was put on...

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I’ve Earned It

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast. Ephesians 2:8-9Here's a story that was supposed to have taken place in the early 1900s. It may serve as a good...

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H2O to Go: Awake! Part 17

"For I desire mercy, not sacrifice, and acknowledgment of God rather than burnt offerings." (Hosea 6:6 NIV)How good we feel about ourselves when we offer our meagre monetary sacrifices to our Maker each month. I have to wonder however, if those sacrifices are...

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Propitiation

"In this is love, not that we have loved God but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins." 1 John 4:10On August 16, 1987, a Northwest Airlines flight departed the Detroit airport.Soon after takeoff the plane crashed onto a highway,...

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