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CYMBALA'S EASTER STORY Jim Cymbala preaches at a church in the slums of New York. He tells the following story: It was Easter Sunday and I was s...
Scripture: Exodus 18:15-18:18, Luke 23:32-23:34, 1 Corinthians 13:1-13:8, John 13:34-13:35, Matthew 25:34-25:45, [more]
THE KIDS ARE COMING The day before Thanksgiving an elderly man in Phoenix called his son in New York and said to him, "I hate to ruin your day, but...
REJOICING IN PAIN Richard Stearns, the president of World Vision, visited a church in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, nearly a year after the devastating ea...
Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-5:18
THE PERIL OF NO BURDEN Shortly after coming to Christ, Sadhu Sundar, a Hindu convert to Christ, felt called to become a missionary to India. Late o...
So if the kingdom of heaven is so valuable, why doesn’t everybody do everything they can to be a part of it? I think it’s because value is often in t...
Contributor: John Braland
Scripture: Ephesians 3:1-3:12
THE RIGHT USE OF THE EYES A bishop of the early church, who was a remarkable example of the virtue of contentment, was asked his secret. The venera...
Scripture: Philippians 4:10-4:13
ILLUSTRATION… Discipleship Journal, 11-12/92 A recent survey of Discipleship Journal readers ranked areas of greatest spiritual challenge to th...
Scripture: Hebrews 13:15-13:16, Luke 14:25-14:33, John 5:1-5:47, Ephesians 6:1-6:3, Philippians 2:5-2:11, [more]
ILL. Let me read a part of the list that several housewives compiled. They wrote that they were especially thankful: "For automatic dishwashe...
Scripture: Joshua 1:9-6:5
A man has been lost and walking in the desert for about five days. One hot day--actually, they’re all hot--he comes to the home of a preacher. T...
Scripture: John 12:1-12:8
On Sept 16, 1620 2 ships set sail from Plymouth Englnad, The Speedwell and the Mayflower. The Speedwell encountered much difficulty as they began th...