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Are You Doing What You Are Supposed to Be Doing Here?

Yogi Berra was the catcher for the New York Yankees. Hank Aaron was the right-fielder for the Milwaukee¬†(now Atlanta) Braves. Both men would get elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame following their illustrious playing careers. As a famous story goes, … Continue reading

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How to Jump Start Spiritual Life

I have an aunt named Betty Jean who was married to a man named Bill. Bill passed away several years ago, but I’ll always be indebted to him for doing me a great favor one day. For some reason that … Continue reading

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Seeing Him Who Is Invisible

By faith he forsook Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king; for he endured as seeing Him who is invisible. (Hebrews 11:27, N.K.J.V.) Moses was the adopted son of Pharaoh’s daughter. As such, he was Egyptian royalty. That’s not … Continue reading

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Praying With Expectancy

The great evangelist D.L. Moody once said, “If you pray for bread and bring no basket to carry it, you prove the doubting spirit which may be the only hindrance to the boon you ask.” Obviously, Moody knew his Bible. … Continue reading

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The Day Mitchell Page Ended My Childhood (repost)

(I’m off this week, and so I thought I’d take the opportunity to reuse some old posts rather than write new ones. The reused posts will be ones that have never received a lot of views. Maybe God will use … Continue reading

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Ducking Those Spears & Arrows (repost)

(I’m off this week, and so I thought I’d take the opportunity to reuse some old posts rather than write new ones. The reused posts will be ones that have never received a lot of views. Maybe God will use … Continue reading

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How To Be a UCLA Basketball Player (repost)

(I’m off this week, and so I thought I’d take the opportunity to reuse some old posts rather than write new ones. The reused posts will be ones that have never received a lot of views. Maybe God will use … Continue reading

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Miss Thompson & Teddy (repost)

(I’m on vacation this week, and so I thought I’d take the opportunity to reuse some old posts rather than write new ones. The reused posts will be ones that have never received a lot of views. Maybe God will … Continue reading

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Genuine Pearls (repost)

(I’m off this week, and so I thought I’d take the opportunity to reuse some old posts rather than write new ones. These posts will be ones that have never received a lot of views. Maybe God will use them … Continue reading

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