What does “walk by the Spirit” really mean?

In 1933, bowler Bill Knox had a large screen placed just above the bowling lane so that he couldn’t see the pins. All he could see was a few feet in front of him. Yet, much to the amazement of the crowd, he bowled a perfect game…

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The truth that’s behind your emotions

After the 1912 presidential election, Woodrow Wilson made a trip to visit an aged aunt whom he hadn’t seen in a long time…

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How you can help combat spiritual ignorance

In 1883 in Allentown, New Jersey, a wooden Indian – the kind you’d see in front of a cigar shop – was placed on the ballot for Justice of the Peace under the fictitious name of Abner Robbins. When the ballots were counted, Abner won over the incumbent by seven votes…

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The target of your transformation

Some time ago during a football game between Michigan State and UCLA, the score was tied at 14 with only seconds to play. Michigan State had the ball and was within field goal range…

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Why is spiritual growth important?

In the mid-1700s, a shipload of migrants landed on the northwest coast of America. Their first year, they established a site on which they’d build their town…

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Your Divine Privilege

On February 17, 1791, the famous preacher John Wesley preached his very last sermon. The text he preached was Isaiah 55:6, which says, “Seek the LORD while he may be found; call on him while he is near.”…

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The real definition of ‘wealth’

According to a survey of the general American public, most perceive the status of “rich” to be attained when a person has between $1 million and $5 million in assets. But here’s the catch: In that same survey, only 45% of people whose assets ranged from $1 million to $5 million actually considered themselves to be wealthy…

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What to do when you feel unappreciated

A young man moved away from his rural hometown and went out to search for a better life. After some time, he became rather successful. His parents, however, still had the same house out in the country. And despite his continued offers of financial help, they continued living off the land quite humbly…

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Avoiding the self-inflicted pain of sin

A number of years ago, a play was written called The Potato Creek Chair of Death. This was a rather bizarre theatrical work about a man who built a timing device he attached to a shotgun…

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Why give?

#GivingTuesday is in full swing and I hope you won’t miss today’s Daily Living Devotional on what God’s Word says about generosity. I know you’ll be inspired to get involved…

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