Resource Library

Tuesday
Jan272015

Does your life point others to Jesus?

A story is told of a man who would stop every morning to pick up the early edition of the newspaper at a small grocery store. One morning when he arrived at work, the man found...

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Tuesday
Jan272015

How to find rescue from your pain

A man put up a sign in his yard that read “Puppies for Sale.” Among those who came to inquire was a young boy from the neighborhood...

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Tuesday
Jan272015

Where to unload life’s heavy burdens

In his famous book, 'Believe and Belong', Bruce Larson tells how he helped people struggling to surrender their lives to Christ...

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Tuesday
Jan272015

How you can be set free from sin

Canadian journalist Thomas Costain described the life of Raynald III, a fourteenth-century duke in what is now Belgium. Grossly overweight, Raynald was commonly called by his Latin nickname...

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Tuesday
Jan272015

How do you feel about change?

In his book, 'Holy Sweat', Tim Hansel recalls how a close friend of his was asked back to his forty-year high school reunion. For months he saved to take his wife back...

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Thursday
Jan222015

How to recognize truth in the midst of lies

One of the most elaborate hoaxes in broadcast history was an April Fool’s joke played on the British Broadcasting Corporation’s current affairs program 'Panorama'...

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Thursday
Jan222015

How to emotionally open yourself to God

Tears are a fundamental aspect of the human condition. Christian author Calvin Miller writes in his book, 'The Valiant Papers', on crying...

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Thursday
Jan222015

Where you can find real healing

A drunken husband snuck up the stairs quietly one evening as his wife was sleeping. He looked in the bathroom mirror and bandaged the bumps and bruises he’d received...

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Thursday
Jan222015

The importance of aligning yourself with God’s will

An Australian physics professor used to illustrate the time of descent of a free-falling body by allowing a heavy ball suspended from the lecture-theater roof trusses to fall some 30 feet...

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Thursday
Jan222015

The great reward of servanthood

A large group of European pastors came to one of D. L. Moody’s Northfield Bible Conferences in Massachusetts in the late 1800s. Following the European custom of the time, each guest put his shoes outside his room...

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Thursday
Jan222015

Where to find true security

The famous author and pastor F. B. Meyer wrote about two Germans who wanted to climb the Matterhorn. They hired three guides and began their ascent...

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Thursday
Jan222015

The virtue of taking responsibility

Some years ago, a former American astronaut took over as head of a major airline. He was determined to make the airline’s service the best in the industry...

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Thursday
Jan222015

How to prepare yourself to face each day

A story is told of a man who challenged another to an all-day wood chopping contest...

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Thursday
Jan222015

The importance of physical and mental rest

In ancient Athens, Greece, a man one day noticed the great storyteller Aesop playing games with some small children. He laughed and jeered at Aesop, asking him why he wasted his time...

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Thursday
Jan222015

Your most priceless possession

Vincent van Gogh first began to experiment with impressionist techniques during his Parisian period, the time from 1886 until 1888. The Dutch artist wrote to his sister in 1887...

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Thursday
Jan222015

How to experience spiritual renewal

There’s a story an American Lutheran bishop tells of visiting a parish church in California and seeing a stirring red and orange banner on the wall. “Come Holy Spirit. Hallelujah!” it declared...

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Monday
Jan122015

The best payback you’ll ever have

Georges Clemenceau was twice the prime minister of France, and played a major role in the treaties that concluded WWI. At the Paris Peace Conference, Clemenceau was on his way to a meeting with President Woodrow Wilson’s adviser when he was shot...

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Monday
Jan122015

Who can you really trust?

In the early 15th century, the kings of both Italy and Bohemia promised safe transport and safe custody to the great pre-Reformation reformer, John Hus. Both, however, broke their promises...

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Monday
Jan122015

Avoiding what hampers your heavenly focus

On May 6, 1954, Roger Bannister became the very first man in recorded history to run a mile in less than 4 minutes. But within 2 months, John Landy eclipsed his record by 1.4 seconds...

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Monday
Jan122015

The reward of good accountability

Former New York Yankee great Mickey Mantle recalls that as a teenager in the minor leagues he began playing poorly. Discouraged, homesick, and feeling sorry for himself...

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