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Becoming Soft

Depending on where you read this, chances are that you live in a wealthy place. Especially in America, you and I have an unthinkable amount of food, clothes, and technology. For the most part, we have the freedom to do whatever we desire, and may say what we want, when we want to. Strikingly, this […]

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Sawbill Lake Reflections (1)

Last summer we had the privilege of taking a family vacation to the Lake Superior area in northern Minnesota. On the second day of our vacation a local businessman recommended Sawbill Lake, which was a little ways north and west from where we were staying. He had our boys especially interested with his wonderful fishing […]

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Moving Mountains

Please understand that when I tell you this, I am not boasting but rather speaking a plain truth. I am a wealthy person. No, I do not own a Fortune 500 company or have a really diverse portfolio. What makes me so wealthy is that right now, at this very moment, I have three boxes […]

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Our Merciful High Priest

At this time of the year, the people of the world, and the people of the church are celebrating the festivity called Christmas. Believer and unbeliever alike have trees put in their homes, put colored lights on them (some flickering), spend large amounts of money for gifts, sing the same songs, and by all outward […]

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October

A soft breeze gently played with the dead leaves. Far away, in the darkness of night, a dog howled sadly, the rustling leaves answering him with a sad call of death. Under this dark, murky sky and within this realm of death, were people, you and I. Where were we that night as nature was […]

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The Reflector

A mirror reflects with accurate clarity the object sin its proximity; also, it reflects light and shines as if it were that light itself. A child also reflects.  He reflects the moral, spiritual, and intellectual life of his home and family.  In many respects he is better than a mirror; he is more than a […]

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Day After Tomorrow

Day After Tomorrow by G. Franklin Allee, published by Zondervan Publishing Co Stanley Ross Scott was restless and never satisfied. From his mother he in­herited a vein of materialism that caused him to grasp for the reality of power and influence and from his father he received the qualities of a dreamer to whom the […]

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