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Contributed on Jan 12, 2021
How often do we make our plans only to find out God has something else in mind?
1. “He Leadeth Me” 2. Jeremiah 29:10-14 10 “For thus says the LORD: When seventy years are completed for Babylon, I will visit you, and I will fulfill to you my promise and bring you back to this place. 11 For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare[b] and not for ...read more
Contributed on Jan 5, 2021
Every generation looks for the signs of Jesus' return. Maybe some of those signs are here, maybe not. In either case, we must pay attention and prepare for His return.
1. The best fairy tales come from the worst fears… Many deal with poverty, famine, and abandoned children. There is often the added element of getting lost in the woods. Hansel and Gretel; Rapunzel; Little Red Riding Hood. . . 2. I want to tell you about a true scary story. It’s called, “The Year ...read more
Contributed on Dec 29, 2020
While all of our Presidents have not been devout Christians, many have. Many of these deserve our respect and attention. They teach us about God through their words and actions.
We have to admit that our Founding Fathers were brilliant men. They have given us a Constitution that is second to none and capable of lasting as long as the earth stands. One reason for this is that these men understood human nature. Within the Constitution and other American documents these men ...read more
Contributed on Nov 18, 2020
Thanksgiving reminds us of the Pilgrims and their journey to America. Their faith proved them to be steppingstones for generations.
1. Hebrews 11:13 (GNV) All these died in faith, and received not the promises, but saw them afar off, and believed them, and received them thankfully, and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth. 2. My misconceptions and new interest with the Pilgrims and 400th Anniversary of ...read more
Contributed on Nov 9, 2020
Israel was God's "chosen" people but they still had to choose Him. We choose God and necome His chosen
1. One man tells of driving a long and lonely road, the last 65 miles of it unpaved, in order to watch Hopi Indian ceremonial dances in Arizona. After the dances, he returned to his car only to find that it had a flat tire. He put on the spare and drove to the only service station on the Hopi ...read more
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Contributed on Jun 6, 2017
An old farmer plowed hard for many days with an ox and mule yoked together. The ox told the mule that they should play sick and rest. The mule declined saying, “No, we must get the work done for the season is short. But the ox played sick and the farmer brought him hay and corn and made him ...read more
Contributed on Aug 18, 2014
Below is a wonderful poem Audrey Hepburn wrote when asked to share her ’beauty tips.’ It was read at her funeral years later. For attractive lips, speak words of kindness. For lovely eyes, seek out the good in people. For a slim figure, share your food with the hungry. For ...read more
Contributed on Dec 10, 2013
PUSHING THE OUTHOUSE A young boy lived in the country. His family had to use an outhouse, which the young boy hated. It was hot in the summer, cold in the winter, and always smelly. The outhouse was located near the creek so the boy decided that he would push it into the water. After a spring ...read more
Contributed on Dec 2, 2013
"A part of me loved war. Now, please understand, I am a peaceful man, fond of children and animals. And I believe that war should have no place in the affairs of men. But, the comradeship our platoon experienced in that war provides a moving and enduring memory in me. A comrade in war is ...read more
Contributed on Sep 17, 2013
STANDING UP ON THE INSIDE A five year old girl was having one of those trouble-filled days with her mother. It seemed they spent the day arguing back and forth. Finally the mom had enough. "Jenny, go sit in the corner, right now! Don’t get up until I tell you to!" Jenny went to the corner and ...read more