Category Archives: Devotional Thoughts

DANGEROUS INTERSECTIONS

Several years ago State Farm Insurance rated the most dangerous intersections in the United States. The winner (or, perhaps the loser) was the corner of Belt Line Road and Midway Road in Addison, Texas, an affluent Dallas suburb.  There were 263 … Continue reading

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THE WAY YOU LOOK AT THINGS

The great composer Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) lived much of his life in the fear of deafness. He was concerned because he felt the sense of hearing was essential to creating music of lasting value. When Beethoven discovered that the … Continue reading

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AGAINST THE WIND

Travelers in the North Atlantic Ocean traffic have frequently observed icebergs traveling in one direction in spite of the fact that strong winds are blowing the opposite way. The icebergs were moving against the wind. The explanation is that the … Continue reading

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DUTY

A Voice From the Past … “The church is all-sufficient to the task God has set before it. We must do everything we can, individually and collectively, to further the cause of Christ. The path of duty is the path … Continue reading

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GOD SHOWING THROUGH YOU

One Sunday as they drove home from worship services, a little girl turned to her mother and said, “Mommy, there’s something about the preacher’s message this morning that I don’t understand.” The mother said, “Oh? What is it?” The little … Continue reading

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GET FOCUSED!

Do we have selective hearing or seeing? Sure, we all do. Every second, our brain is bombarded with sensory data from all five senses. You sit down and in just a few moments stop consciously focusing on the feel of … Continue reading

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DON’T GIVE UP

By 1989, baseball player Nolan Ryan reached an incredible 5,000 strikeouts, and all those no hitters. Ryan is a phenomenal baseball player. In his rookie year, 18 years earlier, Gil Hodges was the manager of the Mets, and was impatient … Continue reading

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