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A LITTLE GIRL’S PRAYER One night I had worked hard to help a mother in the labor ward; but in spite of all we could do she died, leaving us with a...
A LIGHT NAMED AL On the morning of September 11, Jeannie Braca switched on the television to check the weather report, only to hear that a pla...
A PASTOR’S DREAM OF HIS OWN WORSHIP SERVICE The story is told of a pastor of a large church who had a dream one night that really opened his eyes....
Scripture: 1 Samuel 16:7
SINS ARE HABITS I’m reading a book right now called "The Power of Habit" (http://charlesduhigg.com/the-power-of-habit/) about how so much of our da...
Tags: Temptation General
“Gettin’ Up a Load Right Now!” Psalm 39: 5-13 Key verse(s): 5: “You have made my days a mere handbreadth; the span of my years is as nothing before yo...
Scripture: Psalms 39:5-39:13
Wayne Cordeiro tells of a receptionist from his church who has found a “little slice of heaven on earth” around God’s people: He found out she work...
You may recognize the name of Florence Chadwick. In 1952, Florence was the first woman to attempt to swim the 26 miles between Catalina Island and the...
Scripture: Hebrews 11:1-11:40
USING THE RESOURCES YOU HAVE At 12:55 pm the mayday call crackled through the speakers at the Flight Service Station on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula. T...
This morning I want to focus upon some new year’s resolutions that each of should consider for ourselves, but before we delve into our topic, I though...
Contributor: Paul Hammons
We think that God wants us to try something on our own first, and then come to him in prayer for help only after we’ve worked at it and can’t figure i...
Scripture: Luke 18:9-18:14