Category Archives: Righteousness

The Man Who Had To Lose His Eyes To See

It’s a shame that many people can’t become spiritually broken without some type of tragedy happening to them. Samson is a classic case in point. He was Israel’s strongman. He was the champion of the tribe of Dan and the … Continue reading

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Water Lines & Old Paths

You don’t have to be a nautical expert to know that boats must be as solid below the water line as they are above it. A boat that looks good above the water line but is rotten below it will … Continue reading

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Making Perception Align With Reality

The owner of a candy store noticed that one of his salesgirls would have customers lined up waiting for her even as his other girls stood by doing nothing. Perplexed by this, he went to the girl and asked for … Continue reading

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The Next Day

One day some of Napoleon’s officers came to him and recommended a young captain for promotion. When Napoleon asked them why they were suggesting the captain for promotion, they explained that he had used great courage and cleverness to win … Continue reading

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Those Children of Israel

In Sunday School one morning little Joey raised his hand to ask a question that had been on his mind for some time. His conversation with the teacher went like this: Joey: “Sir, there’s something I just can’t figure out.” Teacher: “Alright, Joey, … Continue reading

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Jesus & Facebook

The day before yesterday my wife Tonya mentioned on her Facebook page that I had begun posting on my blog again. I didn’t think much about it when she told me, but I have to admit that my blog readership numbers definitely … Continue reading

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Leaping For Joy About Being Persecuted

“Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are you when they revile and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely for My sake. Rejoice and be … Continue reading

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