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CARRYING THE SKY ON YOUR SHOULDERS

Greek Mythology has always been interesting to me. Even though these characters are fictional, one that always stands out is Atlas. Atlas is known best for being punished by Zeus to stand on the earth and to carry the sky … Continue reading

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Three distinct beauty marks of God’s ideal woman.

God made women as one of His crowning achievements of beauty and I am blessed to be married to one of His finest samples of this. They are called the “fairer sex” for obvious reasons. This was obvious from the first … Continue reading

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Ophiophagous animals

IMMUNE TO VENOM? Neal Pollard My son, Dale, tells me that the mongoose builds up immunity to cobra venom by eating smaller poisonous creatures, from spiders to scorpions to wasps.  That makes the mongoose an “ophiophagous” creature.  Ophiophagous animals are … Continue reading

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The Secret to Happiness

Years ago a study was conducted by the Institute for Child Behavior Research. Bernard Rimland, the institute’s director, asked each person involved in the study to list the ten people they knew best and then to label them as happy … Continue reading

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Courage

What does the Bible say about courage? What can give us courage? Should Christians be courageous? In the Bible we find examples of people lacking courage. 42:28 urage – READ A “failing heart” means courage faltered; there was fear, terror, … Continue reading

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A daily dose of “Vitamin E” within the Lord’s church can increase our effectiveness exponentially.

Years ago a young man fell into a deep depression. Even though he was a layer and had many good qualities working in his life, his despair was serious enough that his friends felt they should keep all knives and … Continue reading

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THE WIDE AND NARROW ROADS

This particular subject has been on my mind frequently as of late. This is partly due to a conversation I’ve been having with a friend, and partly due to the great lesson delivered this past Sunday night. Notice the words … Continue reading

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A birdie told me

“Furthermore, in your bedchamber do not curse a king, and in your sleeping rooms do not curse a rich man, for a bird of the heavens will carry the sound and the winged creature will make the matter known” (Ecclesiastes … Continue reading

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Many studies have shown that worry, anxiety, and similar negative emotions are very bad for a person’s health.

“In The Anatomy of an Illness: As Perceived by the Patient, Norman Cousins tells of being hospitalized with a rare, crippling disease. When he was diagnosed as incurable, Cousins checked out of the hospital. Aware of the harmful effects that … Continue reading

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If you’re going to be robbing people for the rest of the night, you might as well take my coat to keep you warm

Steve Moore writes about Julio Diaz, a New York city social worker who would take the subway to the Bronx each night to eat dinner at his favorite diner. One evening, a teenager brandished a knife and attempted to rob … Continue reading

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