What Really Matters

It was the second game of the year for our basketball team. We had just played the night before and destroyed a team by a wide margin. Tonight we were playing a much larger school but we were very confident that we could beat them.As a coach, I was looking forward to...

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The Beautiful White Horse

This story happened in the days of Lao Tzu in China, and Lao Tzu loved it very much:There was an old man in a village, very poor, but even kings were jealous of him because he had a beautiful white horse . . . Kings offered fabulous prices for the horse, but the man...

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Are You a Threat?

For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms (Ephesians 6:12).Are you a threat to the kingdom of darkness? If...

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The Burning Hut

The only survivor of a shipwreck washed up on a small, uninhabited island. He prayed feverishly for God to rescue him, and every day he scanned the horizon for help, but none seemed forthcoming. Exhausted, he eventually managed to build a little hut out of driftwood...

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The Burden

"Why was my burden so heavy?" I slammed the bedroom door and leaned against it. Is there no rest from this life? I wondered. I stumbled to my bed and dropped onto it, pressing my pillow around my ears to shut out the noise of my existence."Oh God," I cried, "let me...

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