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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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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