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God’s Amazing Artwork

God created everything in the universe, and everyone in it. Each person is unique. Not only are we unique in our personalities and talents, but we each have our own unique cross to bear. Over time, and with God’s help, we can learn to embrace our cross and He can make something beautiful out of…

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In An Instant We Are Gone

And just like that, at age 38, he was gone. It was totally unexpected. There were no goodbyes. He left behind his wife and 2 small children. Nothing will ever be the same for his family. Some die old, others far too young. Every day around the world, lives come to an end. One day…

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Who Do You Want To Go To Hell?

Who would you send to hell if you had the power to do so? Most Christians hold strong opinions on who should and who shouldn’t go to hell. Throughout Christian history, theologians have debated the topic of hell. Some contend that it will be nearly empty while others believe it will be full to the…

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Jesus Cracks Me Up

We often use the expression “he or she cracks me up” when someone has the ability to make us laugh. Boisterous laughing is sometimes referred to as “side splitting” laughter. Jesus is in the side splitting, crack me up business as well but it is no laughing matter. Find out how Jesus wants to “crack…

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Identity Crisis

There was once a time, not long ago, when the type of genitalia a person had determined their gender. In those days, restroom signs said male or female and most everyone, even children, knew which bathroom to use. How did we arrive at a day when this would suddenly become confusing? Is the world having…

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Why Are We Afraid?

Act two of The Phantom of The Opera opens with the song Masquerade. Everyone is dressed in a costume and wearing a mask while standing on the grand staircase. Did you know that most people wear masks every day? Can anyone take us seriously if we have a mask on? Let’s take a further look…

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We’re All Broken And Wounded

Charlie is a Christian who attends church weekly and duteously pays his tithe. Each week he helps out at the local soup kitchen. He frequently calls to check on friends who are sick. As Charlie watches the evening news this day, the lead story is about a police officer on trial for murder. The second…

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Everyone Needs To Be Saved

If I ask you this question, “What’s wrong with the world?” how would you respond? Each person who answers the question is likely to have a different answer. In 1907, the London Daily News asked that question to all of the prominent philosophers of the day. One answer stood out among the others. Interestingly enough,…

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Carnival Mirrors

I remember as a child walking through the funhouse at our local fairgrounds and looking at myself in the carnival mirrors. Everything was distorted. Depending how these mirrors were curved, they either made me look thin, fat, short or tall. Some even made it appear as if parts of me were missing. Spiritually speaking, I…

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Constant Repairs

My wife and I have friends who are living in their existing home as they build a new one. They must continue the upkeep and maintenance on one, while constructing the other. Both houses require their attention. In a similar fashion, you and I are living in a temporary home here on earth until we…

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