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One Devil and Seven Devils

A man traveling through the country came to a large city, very rich and splendid he looked at it and said to his guide, “This must be a very righteous people, for I can only see but one little devil in this great city.” The guide replied, “You do not understand, sir. This city is [...]

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Please Don’t Wake Him Up

A man was giving his testimony at one of those old Salvation Army open-air street meetings. As he was testifying, a heckler in the crowd yelled, “Why don’t you shut up and sit down? You’re just dreaming.” Immediately the heckler felt a tug on his coat. He looked down to see the perplexed face of [...]

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Kindness of a Stranger

It was a bitter, cold evening in northern Virginia many years ago. The old man’s beard was glazed by winter’s frost while he waited for a ride across the river. The wait seemed endless. His body became numb and stiff from the frigid north wind. He heard the faint, steady rhythm of approaching hooves galloping [...]

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Giving Calhoun the Ball

There once was this important football game between two teams. One teams was much larger than the other. The larger team was dominating the game and beating the smaller team. The coach for the smaller team saw that his team was not able to contain or block the larger team. So his only hope was [...]

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Life Is Echo

A man and his son were walking in the forest. Suddenly the boy trips and feeling a sharp pain he screams,  “Ahhhhh.” Surprised, he hears a voice coming from the mountain,  “Ahhhhh!” Filled with curiosity, he screams: “Who are you?”, but the only answer he receives is: “Who are you?” This makes him angry, so [...]

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Lightning Bugs

What is the deal with lightning bugs? I mean, here is this rather ordinary looking flying insect, but wait. . . it has a glow-in-the-dark rear end! What was God thinking? I’m sure science has all kinds of explanations about how this fluorescent fanny is useful for mating and other stuff, but why did God [...]

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Miracle by Chance

This is a ‘true story’ about how I met my husband on a dating site on the Internet. As unbelievable as it is, the story shows a truly amazing role of fate and destiny! I used to hang out at a country bar called the Club Palomino. I loved listening to good bands there, and [...]

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Wisdom from Flip

“When building a house of cards it is important not to let your own fart-storm topple it.” Livingston Ashcroft “Flip” Bellingus (1893 – ) When I was a boy of about 10 I did something that was not very cool. I did it with malice of forethought and with the intention to deceive, although I [...]

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Love: A Paraphrase of 1 Corinthians 13

If I talk a lot about God and the Bible and the Church, but I fail to ask about your needs and then help you, I’m simply making a lot of empty religious noise. If I graduate from theological seminary and know all the answers to questions you’ll never even think of asking, and if [...]

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Leaving the City of Regret

I had not really planned on taking a trip this time of year, and yet I found myself packing rather hurriedly. This trip was going to be unpleasant and I knew in advance that no real good would come of it. I’m talking about my annual “Guilt Trip.” I got tickets to fly there on [...]

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