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Living With Purpose

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    There once was a great big lion that was walking in the forest. He got tangled in a trap and could not escape. The more he tried to break free, the tighter the rope got. Just then a little mouse happened to pass by, and seeing the sad plight in which the lion […]

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    Seasonal sports come and go just like summer, fall, winter and spring. Heroes emerge from week to week as young men and women clash on the court, the gridiron, and the field. Each team enters the contest with the primary goal of winning. You practice for it, the fans in the stands expect […]

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    Most people these days are suffering from what I call heart-sickness. Sorrows and troubles put a damper on our spirits and it’s hard to keep moving forward when our hearts become so heavy. Yet there is a respite and a resource in the faithful practice of religious activity. Religion is medicine for the […]

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    Once a long time ago, a concert pianist entered the concert hall through a lighted marquee that bore his name. As he prepared for his rehearsal, an insignificant-looking man stepped up to him and said excitedly, “Tonight, we’re going to give a concert.”    “What did you say? No, I’m going to give […]

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    Is our country, the United States of America, still worth trying to save? Despite all the mistrust, godlessness, disrespect of individual liberties, and total disregard for authority during these days, I believe that our country is worth trying to save. It is not only worth saving, but the Christian, as citizen, has the […]

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    Summertime in the south is truly a happy and enjoyable time even if it is hot outside. Summer is the season of birds and flowers, and all the delightful colors and fragrances that go together in harmony. It’s a time of natural beauty. Its beauty appeals to us in the green foliage of […]

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    There’s a true story about an army combat unit who were holding the line in the trench of a heated battle. They came under very heavy fire. Pieces of shrapnel were whizzing past all the soldiers. Suddenly, one of them took a hit and fell right where he was standing. A soldier, who […]

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    A missionary in a foreign land entered a village for the first time and he noticed the children playing with some strange looking stones. After getting a closer look he discovered the kids were playing with some diamonds they found in a cave. Many of us who have trusted Jesus Christ as our […]

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    Courage is one of the few personal safety resources we carry with us in this world. Some people go mincing along having to cautiously look over their shoulder for clever people who try to take advantage of others. And yet, when tragedy happens, or something we didn’t ask for inevitably happens, some people […]

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    Many years ago, there was a man who had a farm on the outskirts of a very small community in the country. He took great pride in making his acreage as attractive as he possibly could. He would drive in search of some flower, tree, or shrub he didn’t have growing at his […]