The Shepherds

When the angels had left them and gone into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let us go to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has told us about.” (Luke 2:15 NIV) If man were to script the Son of God’s birth, Jesus would have

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Like Father, Like Son

“The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God:” Romans 8:16 Everything produces after its kind. Dogs give birth to puppies, cats give birth to kittens and tigers give birth to tiger cubs. In the same manner, when you are born again, you are

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Resist Flight

“I said, ‘Oh, that I had the wings of a dove! I would fly away and be at rest – I would flee far away and stay in the desert; I would hurry to my place of shelter, far from the tempest and storm.'” (Psalm 55:6-8) David was a man

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APPLES

A few years ago a group of salesmen went to a regional sales convention in Chicago. They had assured their wives that they would be home in plenty of time for Friday night’s dinner. In their rush, with tickets and brief-cases, one of these salesmen inadvertently kicked over a table

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DON’T LET YOUR PAST ROB YOU

“Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.”  Philippians 3:13–14 Are you

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Love in you proves Jesus in you

“We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love our brothers. Anyone who does not love remains in death.” 1 John 3:14 (NIV) Our love for one another is the fruit, not the root, of our relationship with God. John, the disciple whom Jesus loved, taught

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Facing Adversity Over and Over

Did you hear about the teacher who was helping one of her kindergarten students put his boots on? He asked for help and she could see why. With her pulling and him pushing, the boots still didn’t want to go on. When the second boot was on, she had worked

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Hard To Swallow

“Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.” Ephesians 4:29 After church, two women giggled at their rare chance of conversation in the midst of their busy lives. One of them

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