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You Sing Harmony & I'll Sing Bass

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The book of Revelation is a very noisy book. It resounds to the clatter of the thunderbolts of God’s wrath poured out upon an unbelieving world. From start to finish it...

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The First Place

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Gandhi was a great admirer of Christ. He considered the life of Christ a beautiful example of the perfect man. He was deeply impressed by Christ’s teaching on...

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It's Off To Work We Go

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Like all good Israelites, the writer of Proverbs 14:23 assumes the place, dignity, and validity of all types of work. “In all (kinds of) labor there is profit.” The place and necessity of work is...

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Ain't No Stopping Us Now

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Acts 28:31 In these days of increasing secularism and decreasing Christian influence, especially in the West, it is good to remind ourselves that Christ's church throughout history has repeatedly outlived her pallbearers. Christianity across the centuries has found itself in the crosshairs of...

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It's Personal

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John 10:14 In the thick of the American Civil War, Senator Charles Sumner, who was consumed by the great idea and ideal of abolition was asked by Julia Ward Howe to meet some friends of hers who had been victims of the scourge of slavery. Julia Ward Howe was the writer of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic.” To her surprise he refused and in a condescending manner said,...

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Run For Your Life

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1 Peter 5:8-9 In his book Born to Run, Christopher McDougall says this, “Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up, it knows it must outrun the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning in Africa, a lion wakes up, it knows it must run faster than the slowest gazelle, or it will starve. It doesn’t matter whether...

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Not Now But Later

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Deuteronomy 32:48-52 The missionary Henry C. Morrison was headed home to America by boat after forty years of faithful and fruitful service in Africa. Coincidentally, President Theodore Roosevelt was traveling on the same ship following a hunting expedition to Africa. Upon their arrival...

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Hearing Aids

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Mark 4:9 President Roosevelt was once at a gala ball going through the inane routine of shaking hands, smiling endlessly, and trading empty words with the guests in line. Growing tired of it and being convinced that no one was paying attention anyway, he decided to greet each person by saying, “I murdered my grandmother this morning.” The guests responded by saying th...

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It's My Pleasure

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Hebrews 11:5 David Brainerd was a young man with a contagious love for God in a world without love for God. In the early eighteenth century he dedicated himself to missionary work among the Indians of New England. He is famous for the journal he kept of his life in God and his longings for God. Across the years this journal has fueled many a life on fire for God. Brainerd...

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Talk to Me

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Psalm 23:1-6 Some years ago at a social function in England, a renowned actor was asked to recite something for the pleasure of the assembled guests. He agreed and asked if there was anything special which his audience would like to hear. An old minister who was there raised his hand and said, "Could you, sir, recite the 23rd Psalm?" The great actor agreed but added, “I...

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Give Of Oneself

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Mark 5:30 A story has circulated among preachers about a young boy whose little sister had a rare disease that would cause her to die unless she was given a blood transfusion from a matching member of the family. After samples were taken from each member of the family it was determined that the boy’s blood was a match. The doctor then sat the seven-year-old boy down and...

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Dead Calm

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Mark 4:35-41 There is a likable story that comes from a naval academy in England. On a particular day a top officer in the British navy visited the depot and began barking questions at the students to determine their preparedness for the rigors of commanding a ship at sea. Cornering one student the Admiral asked, “What would you do if a storm blew up?” The student sna...

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Make It Your Habit

Psalm 55:16-18 The story is told of an old European monastery that sat on the edge of a high cliff and was accessible only by a terrifying ride in a swaying basket. Brave hearted visitors to the monastery were hoisted up in the basket by a single rope and a series of pulleys. One particular visitor noticed on the ride up that the rope was rather old and frayed at certain ...

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