How your joy can show others the way

Cyprian of Carthage, one of the early leaders of Christianity in the third century, had just become a believer in Jesus Christ.

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The power of sharing your joy with others

Several years ago, an outdoor conference was held for a particular Christian denomination that discouraged expressions of joy in worship, like saying “Amen” or “Hallelujah.”

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Getting past the problem of prejudice

A school teacher named Dodie Gadient once decided to travel across America alone and see the sights she had taught her students about for 13 years…

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Trusting God’s power in your pain

A young boy was traveling on an airplane to visit his grandparents one day, and he happened to be sitting beside a seminary professor…

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How you can weather any storm in life

As a missionary, Allen Gardiner experienced tremendous physical difficulties and hardships in service to God. Yet, even in the midst of his despair, he maintained his focus on…

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The only way to know the Father

During the Thirty Years’ War in Europe in the early 1600s, King Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden was slain in battle. The Swedes were thrown into mourning…

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How to avoid poisoning your relationships

A mom took her kids to the school carnival one Saturday, where they won four free goldfish. So she went out to find an aquarium, and the only ones she could find started at close to $70.

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The limitless resource of God’s goodwill

For many years, Eunice Pike worked among the Mazatec people in southwestern Mexico. During her time there, she discovered some interesting things about these wonderful people.

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The road map to perfect peace

A retired couple decided they would start walking two miles a day to stay in shape. They lived out in the country, so they thought they would walk a mile down their lonely country road…

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Where to find shelter when all seems hopeless

As part of the famed Lewis and Clark expedition, John Colter spent three years of hazardous duty escorting the explorers through some of the roughest terrain in the western frontier of North America.

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