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Catching ducks with pumpkin – tolerating small sins

Catching ducks with pumpkin – tolerating small sins

| February 1, 2016

The story is told of a certain African tribe that learned an easy way to capture ducks in a river. Catching their agile and wary dinner would be a feat indeed, so they formulated a plan. The tribesmen learned to go upstream, place a pumpkin in the river, and let it slowly float down into […]

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Landry Fields – “Injury Interrupted My Idolatry”

Landry Fields – “Injury Interrupted My Idolatry”

| September 28, 2015

If you struggle to believe God loves you, and God just keeps bringing trials into your life, don’t panic. They’re more related than you realize. I hobbled on one crutch to grip my cell phone from my back pocket. I was a starter for the New York Knicks and then the Toronto Raptors. And then […]

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The Weaver

The Weaver

| May 29, 2015

My life is but a weaving between my Lord and me; I cannot choose the colors, He worketh steadily. Oft times He weaveth sorrow, And I, in foolish pride, Forget He sees the upper, And I the under side. Not ’til the loom is silent and the shuttles cease to fly, Shall God unroll the […]

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God Never Let’s Your Pain Go to Waste

God Never Let’s Your Pain Go to Waste

| April 27, 2015

Story shared by Richard Blackaby: When my son Daniel was fifteen, he began experiencing severe sleep issues. He’d be awake most nights until at least 4:00 am. He endured periods where he was conscious seventy-tow hours straight. The hardest thing for him was the loneliness. He had to spend hours alone every night while his […]

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Is there life after delivery?

Is there life after delivery?

| March 2, 2015

In a mother’s womb were two babies. One asked the other: “Do you believe in life after delivery?” The other replied, “Why, of course. There has to be something after delivery. Maybe we are here to prepare ourselves for what we will be later.” “Nonsense” said the first. “There is no life after delivery. What […]

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I Can See You

I Can See You

| October 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

One night a house caught fire and a young boy was forced to flee to the roof. The father stood on the ground below with outstretched arms, calling to his son, “Jump! I’ll catch you.” He knew the boy had to jump to save his life. All the boy could see, however, was flame, smoke, […]

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William Colgate, the Cheerful Giver

William Colgate, the Cheerful Giver

| July 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Colgate is a household name; and upon hearing that name, most people in America think immediately of toothpaste. But if Americans knew about the man behind that name, they might think immediately about Christ and the path Colgate and Christ walked- together. Readers of this journal should aim for the same witness. William Colgate drew […]

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The Self-Righteous Christian

The Self-Righteous Christian

| May 12, 2014

This is a really somber reminder that being a follower of Christ is much much more than just going to church on a regular basis. It is really unfortunate that a sister in Christ could be so blind to how far she failed in demonstrating the love of Christ despite her claims of going to […]

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A Deeper Healing (Joni Eareckson Tada)

A Deeper Healing (Joni Eareckson Tada)

| March 5, 2014

If I’m breathing a little heavy, you’ll understand, being a quadriplegic for forty-six years is not easy. Even singing a hymn like that…O my goodness. And, you know, whenever I feel the crunch of my quadriplegia, the crunch of chronic pain which I deal daily with, I think back to those darker days when I […]

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12-Year Old Girl who Died Left Heartbreaking and Inspiring letter to Herself

12-Year Old Girl who Died Left Heartbreaking and Inspiring letter to Herself

| January 16, 2014

On January 5th, 12 year old Taylor Smith passed away from complications with pneumonia. It left her parents, family, and friends absolutely devastated. She was a joyful child just like any other, full of life. But what they discovered some time later made the memory of her death so much more bitter sweat.

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