What it means to live under the law of love

There was once a preacher who, wanting to make a point, asked a new mother in his congregation, “Madam, are you taking care of your baby?…”

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The most amazing display of God’s love for you

A story is told from the Middle Ages about a certain monk who announced he would be preaching next Sunday evening on “The Love of God.” The next Sunday evening came…

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What it really means to ‘love’

There are perhaps no words in the English language that can shake you to the core more than the words, “I don’t love you anymore.” It’s sad to think how many marriages have ended…

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Is honesty really the best policy?

Coming from a big city, David wasn’t prepared for the approach rural businessmen took toward their customers. Shortly after David moved to the countryside, he rented a rototiller to do some work around his new home…

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The right way to speak truth into others’ lives

A mother recounts how her kids won four free goldfish at a school carnival. So she went out and bought a used 10-gallon aquarium for a mere $5…

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Seeing your eternity in light of the temporary

The great preacher W. B. Hinson one day received the news that he had an illness from which he would never recover. In fact, the doctor told him he had only a year at best to live…

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The value of a faithful friend

A 10-year-old boy was picking through a bucket of dirt near a commercial gem mine in North Carolina when he found an interesting rock…

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How long until Christ returns?

On May 19, 1780, the skies over Hartford, Connecticut, quickly turned from blue to gray. By mid-afternoon, they had blackened over so densely that…

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What can you learn from your mistakes?

Several years ago in Ypsilanti, Michigan, a man walked into a Burger King restaurant early one morning and pulled a gun on the clerk. He demanded the cash register be emptied…

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Maintaining unity in the body of Christ

A seminary professor used to begin every semester by bringing in a large jar full of beans. He would then ask his students to guess how many beans were in the jar…

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