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A Thief and a Shepherd

"The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly. I am the Good Shepherd. The Good Shepherd lays down His life for the sheep." John 10:10-11Last Friday a thief and a shepherd entered Sandy Hook Elementary...

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Wrestled: Giving Up, In and Over

Nebuchadnezzar, in the fourth year of King Jehoiakim's reign, seized Judah, the Southern Kingdom. The Babylonian king made a vassal type covenant with Judah so that Israel could stay in the land peacefully under their new foreign regime. It was Judah's new safe...

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Words Do NOT Do It Justice

"Then when Judas, His betrayer, saw that Jesus was condemned, he changed his mind and brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and the elders, saying, 'I have sinned by betraying innocent blood.' They said, 'What is that to us? See to it...

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When the Ship Goes Down

"I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and hunger, abundance and need. I can do all things through Him who strengthens me." Philippians 4:12-13Recently, a book was...

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When the Knot Gets Too Tight

“So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.” John 8:36The other day I tossed some clothes into the dryer. Shortly afterwards I heard disturbing thumps coming from the laundry room. It sounded as if a shoe was in the dryer. I rushed over to stop the dryer,...

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The Well-Off and Weak-Kneed

"Nevertheless, many even of the authorities believed in Him, but for fear of the Pharisees they did not confess it, so that they would not be put out of the synagogue; for they loved the glory that comes from man more than the glory that comes from God." John...

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Water Water Everywhere

On Sunday morning, April 24, 2005, Troy Driscoll, 15, and his best friend, Josh Long, 17, both high school students from North Charleston, S.C., paddled out from Sullivans Island near their home for a day of fishing in a 15-ft. Boat..They intended to put the boat...

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