Setting up Camp at Night

2 Peter 2:10-11 "This is especially true of those who follow the corrupt desire of the sinful nature and despise authority. Bold and arrogant, these men are not afraid to slander celestial beings; yet even angels, although they are stronger and more powerful, do not...

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Meant to Be One

In 1942, the American consul ordered citi­zens home from the Persian Gulf, for fear they might get caught in the spreading conflict of World War II.Travel was difficult, and some civilians se­cured passage on the troop ship Mauritania. Pas­sengers included thousands...

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Soldiers for the Lord

"Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ. No man that warreth entangleth himself with the affairs of this life; that he may please him who hath chosen him to be a soldier." - 2 Timothy 2:3,4What a day it was!The battle lines were drawn.And...

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The Quilting Party

When I was five and visiting my grandmother she took me to an all day gathering of neighbors and friends. She called It a "Quilting Bee." But I quickly realized with all the good food the ladies brought, that it was really a party, and what fun I had! A group of 12-15...

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The Rat Trap

A rat looked through a crack in the wall to see the farmer and his wife opening a package. What food might it contain? He was aghast to discover that it was a rat trap. Retreating to the farmyard the rat proclaimed the warning; "There is a rat trap in the house, a rat...

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Are You a Giant? Or a Burden?

Jewish poet and storyteller Noah ben Shea tells this parable:After dinner, the children turned to Jacob and asked if he would tell them a story. "A story about what?" Asked Jacob."About a giant," squealed the children.Jacob smiled, leaned against the warm stones at...

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The Spirit of Competition

"I in them and You in Me. May they be brought to complete unity to let the world know that You sent Me and have loved them even as You have loved Me." John 17:23A story is told about F.B. Meyer, the great Bible teacher and pastor who lived a century ago. He was...

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