Resource Library

Monday
Aug312015

Do your words and actions honor Christ?

One day, a pig was fervently eating acorns under an oak tree. When the supply started waning, the pig became so enamored with finding more acorns...

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Monday
Aug312015

Can anyone be a good leader?

A rich businessman once held a dinner party to which Calvin Coolidge had been invited. After Coolidge left, the man remarked that he thought Coolidge would one day make a good president of the United States...

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Monday
Aug312015

How to handle disagreements among the Body

Veteran American League baseball umpire Bill Guthrie was working behind the plate one afternoon, and the catcher for the visiting team was repeatedly protesting his calls...

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Monday
Aug312015

The eternal significance of your short life

Lady Nancy Astor was the first woman ever to be seated in the British House of Commons. She predictably encountered a good amount of male antagonism, but she was also capable of giving it back in turn...

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Monday
Aug312015

Avoiding the cancer of concealed sin

Robert Wood Johnson, former chairman of Johnson & Johnson, had a reputation for being especially stringent when he inspected his manufacturing plants...

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Monday
Aug242015

The key to becoming a better Bible student

Pastor Joseph Parker ministered for years at City Temple in London, England. One morning, an elderly woman walked up to him after a service and thanked him...

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Monday
Aug242015

How you can promote unity in the Body

A man and his wife were walking through a park in Miami one afternoon when they saw a Cuban family enjoying a picnic. The family was tossing scraps of bread to a raccoon...

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Monday
Aug242015

How to increase your spiritual endurance

Dick Wade, a sportswriter in Kansas City, wanted to find out how much “action” really occurred in a regular baseball game. So he took a stopwatch to a game...

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Monday
Aug242015

What growing older really means for you

A new member of the bridge club showed up one afternoon wearing a beautiful gold locket. Another player approached her and said, “That’s such a lovely piece..."

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Monday
Aug242015

Is superstition ever okay for Christians?

For centuries, well-educated and literate people thought it to be of the utmost importance to get out of bed on the right side. The thought was that to get out of bed on the left side provided easy access for evil spirits...

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Monday
Aug172015

Can good works ever earn you heaven?

When her father was President, Amy Carter came home from school one Friday night with an assignment to write a paper answering a tough question about the Industrial Revolution...

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Monday
Aug172015

How God really can soften a hard heart

As he approached the end of his life, atheist philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre declared, “I do not feel I am the product of chance, a speck of dust in the universe..."

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Monday
Aug172015

The priceless value of the gospel you carry

One foggy night in London many years ago, a poor man shuffled into a quaint little music shop on the edge of town. Under his right arm, he held an old violin in terrible condition...

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Monday
Aug172015

What it means to give your life for Christ

The chaplain walked in and saw the soldier lying on the bed. The news was bad. His leg had been terribly injured and had to be amputated...

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Monday
Aug172015

How to find joy in every circumstance

The famous English architect Sir Christopher Wren was supervising the construction of a beautiful new cathedral in London. A local journalist thought it would be interesting to interview some of the workers...

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Tuesday
Aug112015

How you can rejoice in the midst of loss

One night in December of 1914, a fire in West Orange, New Jersey, claimed Thomas Edison’s manufacturing facilities...

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Tuesday
Aug112015

Where to turn with life’s tough questions

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. was a doctor who became very interested in the use of ether to anesthetize patients who were having procedures done...

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Tuesday
Aug112015

Is the Christian life an easy life?

Clarence Jordan, the author of 'The Cotton Patch Gospel' New Testament translation, was getting a red-carpet tour of a brand-new church. With pride, the pastor pointed out the beautiful pews...

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Tuesday
Aug112015

How to keep unity in the face of adversity

A story is told of Tonto and the Lone Ranger riding through a canyon one afternoon. All of a sudden, both sides were filled with American Indian warriors on horses...

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Tuesday
Aug112015

How to prepare yourself for battle

"A Japanese attack on Hawaii is regarded as the most unlikely thing in the world, with one chance in a million of being successful. Besides having more powerful defenses than any other post under the American flag, it is protected by distance..."

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