The importance of being a ‘doer’

In the early years of the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln became so angered at the inactivity of Union commander George McClellan that the President wrote his commanding general this one-sentence letter…

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‘Throw deep’ for Christ!

The NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Ken Stabler was once being interviewed by Sports Illustrated when the journalist recited a quote from the author, Jack London…

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Are you saved by faith or works?

A story is told of the renowned artist Paul Gustave Doré, who lost his passport while traveling through Europe. So when he came to a border crossing…

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How to grow through adversity

The Lodgepole Pine trees covering large parts of Yellowstone National Park offer a powerful lesson in adversity. The cones of the pine hang on the tree…

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How to keep your body and soul in good health

Recent studies have shown that people who practice their faith regularly may be getting some health benefits…

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How you can avoid the trap of false teaching

Chuck Swindoll tells a story about how years ago a man went into a fried chicken place and bought a couple of chicken dinners for himself and his date…

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Leaning on Christ in the midst of loneliness

A woman recognized the famous pastor F. B. Meyer one day in her neighborhood, and she ventured to share her burden with him. For years she had cared for a crippled…

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What does it mean to know God?

A kindergarten teacher once told her students to draw a picture of what was important to them. In the back of the room little Johnny began to labor…

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How you can have an attitude of gratitude

It is said that on his retreat from Greece after his great military expedition, King Xerxes boarded a Phoenician ship along with a number of his troops. But they were hit by a terrible storm…

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How to spot the enemy’s lies

The American Banking Association once sponsored a two-week training program to help tellers detect counterfeit bills. The program was unique…

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