What baggage are you carrying?

Many Christians today treat their spiritual life like motor homes. You see, the motor home has allowed us to put all the conveniences of our normal life on wheels. A camper no longer needs to contend with…

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What’s your name?

At the outset of World War II, the people of Finland faced severe famine during the Russian occupation of their country. After years of conflict following the Russian Revolution, the Finnish people were truly on the brink of nationwide starvation…

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How to avoid being tempted to sin

Picture yourself walking on a set of train tracks when a train starts coming at you from behind. If the train engineer sees you on a track, he or she will blow the whistle…

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How to persevere through any trial

As a young man, film director Robert Flaherty spent many months in the far north looking for iron ore and cod…

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Give freely!

The great Victorian preacher Charles Haddon Spurgeon once said…

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How to find rescue from your pain

A man put up a sign in his yard that read “Puppies for Sale.” Among those who came to inquire was a young boy from the neighborhood. “Please, mister,” he said, “I’d like to buy one of your puppies”…

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Your most priceless possession

Vincent van Gogh first began to experiment with impressionist techniques during his Parisian period, the time from 1886 until 1888. The Dutch artist wrote to his sister in 1887…

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Where to unload life’s heavy burdens

In his famous book, Believe and Belong, Bruce Larson tells how he helped people struggling to surrender their lives to Christ…

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How you can be set free from sin

Canadian journalist Thomas Costain described the life of Raynald III, a fourteenth-century duke in what is now Belgium. Grossly overweight, Raynald was commonly called by his Latin nickname, Crassus, which means “fat…

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Hope today!

In September 1988, Hurricane Gilbert devastated the Louisiana coast. At that time, it was considered “The Storm of the Century”…

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