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TWO HORSES

Just up the road is a field, with two horses in it. From a distance, each horse looks like any other horse. But if you stopyour car, or are walking by, you will notice something quite amazing…. Looking into the … Continue reading

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PROFESSOR BUM

Two businessmen were traveling by train to an important business meeting. In the seat opposite them was an old man with a shaggy beard, dressed in a tattered sweater and jeans. Throughout the ride the two told each other crude … Continue reading

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SELF HELP

It is always the longest, most solidly stocked stacks in any bookstore – the “self help” nonfiction section. Maybe it’s a holdover from the old American adage of “pulling yourself up by your own bootstraps.” We will use some “self-help” … Continue reading

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FREEDOM

Humans are always declaring their freedom, wishing for more “space,” announcing that they belong only to “themselves.” We want to be free from the enslavement of the kitchen, or from confinement of a job we don’t like. Airplane companies claim … Continue reading

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OIL YOUR BIBLES

An old Bible salesman with whom we once worked related this story: In his visiting a home to demonstrate a Bible, and upon selling it, the lady asked him this  question:“How can I keep my Bible cover from becoming dry … Continue reading

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OTHER VOICES

Our Lord declared, “I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep…the sheep hear his voice: and he calleth his own sheep by name, and leadeth them out” (Jn. 10:11, 3). The call of our … Continue reading

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UP TO YOUR KNEES IN ALLIGATORS

Did you ever hear the expression, “When you’re knee-deep in alligators and copperheads, it’s hard to remember that your primary objective was to clean out the swamp?” That’s how I imagine John the Baptist must have felt as he stared … Continue reading

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