Category Archives: Attitude

Two Different Bible-School Meetings

The months of June and July constitute Vacation Bible School season in churches all across America. It is with this in mind that I’d like to share a story that involves V.B.S. Actually, the story’s real subject is the spiritual … Continue reading

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God Loves the Word “Through”

Have you ever noticed that God absolutely loves the word “through”? Take Isaiah 43:2, for example, where He says to Israel: When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; And through the rivers, they shall not overflow … Continue reading

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The Temporary Victim

The story of Joseph has been told again and again. As you might know, when Joseph’s older brothers sold him into slavery, a series of events was initiated by which God, over the course of 13 years, caused Joseph to … Continue reading

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Thunder Balanced With Love

From everything we can tell about Christ’s chosen 12 apostles, John was the youngest. He was the son of Zebedee and the younger brother of fellow apostle James (Matthew 4:21). By combining certain passages – Matthew 27:56,  Mark 15:40, and … Continue reading

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Don Shula at the Movies

Don Shula won more games as an NFL football coach than any other coach. His Miami Dolphins teams won two Super Bowls, and the 1972 Dolphins are the only team in NFL history to go through an entire season, including … Continue reading

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Responding When Life Punches You In the Mouth

Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson used to say of his opponents and their strategies to beat him, “Everybody has plans until they get hit for the first time.” Likewise, it is said of military strategies, “No plan survives contact … Continue reading

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Seven Lessons We Need To Learn From Hurricanes

Well, here it is one day before Halloween and the ground is white with snow at my house. We can thank Hurricane Sandy for this freaky October weather. Even though the storm came ashore in southern New Jersey, its effects … Continue reading

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