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Born To Give Witness

Last week, my wife and I, our oldest daughter and her two sons, ages 6 and 4 were sitting on a rock, taking a short break from our hike on a beautiful mountain trail. A female hiker, with a deformed arm, passed by as we rested. Our 4-year-old grandson, with no filter, blurted out, “What’s…

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Lasting Scars

The accident took place not long before her senior picture day. A beautiful young girl on the high school softball team was struck by a pitch while catching during a game. The fast-pitched ball glanced off her glove and struck her at the bridge of her nose near her eyebrow. It cut to the bone.…

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Like Prophets Of Old – We Are Called

How would you respond, if like the great prophets of old, you heard God’s voice calling you to be a prophet in the world right now? Today, many people are put off and annoyed by anyone sharing the message of Jesus Christ. In many ways, Christianity is being marginalized.  Would you be afraid to answer…

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Mouth to Mouth Kissing

A woman spoke to her lover with these words, “Let him kiss me with kisses of his mouth, for your love is better than wine, better than the fragrance of your perfumes.” These words appear to come from the pages of a steamy romance novel. Does it surprise you to know these words are from…

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Is Jesus A Malleable Messiah?

There was once a time when we believed that God was the potter, and we were the clay. In those days it was God who fashioned us and He was in control. Perhaps we have always had it wrong. Maybe we are the potters and God is the clay. Perhaps we have the power to…

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Waiting For The Elevator

The world’s largest department store was bustling. People were milling around everywhere on the first floor. However, for years Charlie had heard people talking about what was on the second floor. Everything one could want filled the isles of first floor, yet nothing caught Charlie’s eye. Like a man on a mission, he headed straight…

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A Message Of Jubilee

This is the 500th edition of 4th Day Letters. It is a message of jubilee. Jubilant describes a feeling of happiness. One who is jubilant rejoices and jumps for joy. The fact that God has allowed me to write 500 4th Day letters makes me jubilant. I sincerely hope that today’s message will leave you jubilant…

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A Sea of Purple

Every human being carries with them the scars of life. We are all sinners, and we have likely all been wounded in some way by this broken world. Sadly, we tend to bury our sins and wounds deep inside where they can begin to fester. God wants to heal our wounds. He also wants to…

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What Personality Type Are You?

Three Christian woman were having coffee at Starbucks. The topic came around to the difficult subject of abortion. Maryanne wondered if this would be the day that she would muster the courage to tell her good friends that she had had an abortion 35 years ago, when she was only 19. Before she could speak,…

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God’s Plan For Christian Community

Picture in your mind’s eye, a very large jigsaw puzzle depicting Jesus Christ. The puzzle has billions of pieces. Together, we are the puzzle pieces that form the Body of Christ. When any piece of the puzzle is missing, the overall puzzle is not complete.  Don’t be the missing piece in the Body of Christ.…

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