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  • Moving Day

    Contributed by Doug Lyon on Mar 7, 2009
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    MOVING DAY Shortly before his death, Dr. M. R. De Haan, founder of Radio Bible Class, took great comfort from an article written by J. E. Campbell. The article spoke of death in a unique way: "Moving day is coming. Just when the van will stop at our home we do not know—-but for everyone it is ...read more

  • An Ad For Heaven

    Contributed by Doug Lyon on Mar 7, 2009
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    AN AD FOR HEAVEN An advertisement based on Revelation chapter 21 reads: "Free, beautiful homes to be given away in a perfect city! With: 100% pure water, no electric bills, perpetual lighting, permanent pavement, nothing undesirable, everything new, perfect ...read more

  • Wanting To Be Where The Master Is

    Contributed by Doug Lyon on Mar 7, 2009
     | 727 views

    WANTING TO BE WHERE THE MASTER IS The most appealing part of heaven is not what isn’t there or what is there, but rather who is there. And I am referring to Jesus, our Savior. We want to be where our Savior is. Don had 3 German Shepherds—Ranger, Gunner, and Josie. He loved those dogs. And ...read more

  • He Dropped The ...

    Contributed by Doug Lyon on Jun 22, 2008
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    “He dropped the ball!” I’m sure you’ve heard that expression before. We use it to describe someone who has failed to follow through on an assignment or to reach a certain goal. Some people trace the origin of that phrase to the 4th game of the 1941 Baseball World Series. The series was ...read more

  • Do You Desire God's Honor Above Your ...

    Contributed by Doug Lyon on Jun 22, 2008
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    Do you desire God’s honor above your own? My first ministry after seminary was back home in Rochester, NY. I was one of two chaplains at the Monroe County Jail. Every Saturday evening we would hold a worship service in the auditorium at the jail for the inmates. One of the deputies was ...read more

  • Titles

    Contributed by Doug Lyon on Jun 2, 2008
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    TITLES I have been a pastor at Shiloh Bible Church for eleven years. But my association with the church began long before that. My in-laws, Harold and Dorothy Wills, retired to the Bloomsburg area back in the 1980's and they started coming to Shiloh. And so when our family would come up from ...read more

  • On The Way Home From Church One Sunday, A Father ...

    Contributed by Doug Lyon on May 11, 2008
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    On the way home from church one Sunday, a father asked his little boy what he learned in Sunday School that morning. The son said, “We learned about the children of Israel crossing the Red Sea.” The father smiled and asked the boy to tell him about it. “Well,” his son said, “the Israelites ...read more

  • Refining

    Contributed by Doug Lyon on May 11, 2008
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    REFINING A woman called a silversmith one day because she was curious about the process of refining silver. So she made an appointment to come to his shop and watch him work. She saw him hold a piece of silver over the fire and let it heat up. He explained that in refining silver, you need ...read more

  • Jeff Foxworthy Is A Comedian Who Became Famous ...  PRO

    Contributed by Doug Lyon on Mar 3, 2008
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    Jeff Foxworthy is a comedian who became famous through his “You Might Be A Redneck If …” routine. Well, I came across some “You Might Be A Preacher If …” statements. You might be a preacher if … · You’ve waded in a creek wearing a necktie · You’d rather negotiate with terrorists than the ...read more

  • There Is Only One Left In The United States Of ...

    Contributed by Doug Lyon on Feb 24, 2008
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    There is only one left in the United States of America. Since Harry Richard Landis died 2 weeks ago, there is only 1 left. Landis was the oldest U.S. veteran of World War I. He died on February 11 at the age of 108. More than 4 ½ million Americans joined the military in 1917 and 1918 to ...read more

  • Faith's Hall Of Fame: Abel

    Contributed by Doug Lyon on Feb 17, 2008
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    Hebrews 11:4 Faith’s Hall of Fame: Abel Introduction Cooperstown, NY. Those of you who are baseball fans know that it is the home of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Ten years ago, back in July of 1998, my son Joel and I visited Cooperstown. We had tickets to the Hall of Fame game at Doubleday ...read more

  • Commentator William Barclay Writes: "When A Man ...

    Contributed by Doug Lyon on Feb 17, 2008
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    Commentator William Barclay writes: “When a man leaves this world, be he righteous or unrighteous, he leaves something in the world. He may leave something that will grow and spread like a cancer or a poison, or he may leave something like the fragrance ...read more

  • Scottish Theologian James Moffatt Comments: ...

    Contributed by Doug Lyon on Feb 17, 2008
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    Scottish theologian James Moffatt comments: “Death is never the last word in the ...read more

  • Jo Frost Is A British Nanny. And She Stars In A ...

    Contributed by Doug Lyon on Feb 2, 2008
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    Jo Frost is a British nanny. And she stars in a reality TV show called Supernanny. Basically, she enters a home where the children are out of control and the parents don’t have a clue. And then she teaches the parents how to discipline their children and how to restore harmony to the home. ...read more

  • The Rubik's Cube

    Contributed by Doug Lyon on Oct 8, 2007
     | 771 views

    The Rubik’s Cube. [Play with the Cube.] Have you ever tried to solve the Rubik’s Cube? It’s a challenge! The Cube was invented in 1974 by a Hungarian man named Erno Rubik. The object of the game is to arrange the cube in such a way that each of the 9 squares on a face contains the same ...read more

  • Ingmar Bergman Is A Celebrated Swedish Filmmaker. ...

    Contributed by Doug Lyon on Jul 15, 2007
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    Ingmar Bergman is a celebrated Swedish filmmaker. He tells the story of how one day he was listening to the works of classical composer Igor Stravinsky. As he was listening to the music, he began to daydream about a 19th-century cathedral. He said that he found himself wandering around the great ...read more

  • Augustine Said, "When The Scriptures Speak, God ...

    Contributed by Doug Lyon on Jul 15, 2007
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    Augustine said, “When the Scriptures ...read more

  • The Farley Post Office Building In New York City ...

    Contributed by Doug Lyon on Jul 15, 2007
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    The Farley Post Office building in New York City has these words inscribed on it: “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” That motto was actually used in ancient times to describe the Persian couriers in 500BC. ...read more

  • William Barclay Wrote: "For Most Of Us The ...

    Contributed by Doug Lyon on Jul 15, 2007
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    William Barclay wrote: “For most of us the threat of life is not so much that we should plunge into disaster, but that we should drift into sin. There are few people who deliberately and in a moment turn their backs on God; there are many who day by day drift farther and farther away from him. ...read more

  • A Young Man Emerged From The Metro Train In ...

    Contributed by Doug Lyon on Jul 15, 2007
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     | 367 views

    A young man emerged from the Metro train in Washington, DC. The date was January 12th of this year. He positioned himself against a wall beside a trashcan. By most standards, he was nondescript—a young white man in jeans, a long-sleeved T-shirt, and a Washington Nationals baseball cap. He ...read more