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Lessons Learned From the Brink of Canaan

The book of Joshua is the Bible’s record of how the Israelites, under Joshua’s leadership, claimed their promised land of Canaan. However, students of the Bible know that four decades earlier a previous invasion attempt had produced disastrous results. The … Continue reading

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“You Almost Missed Me”

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and he that winneth souls is wise. (Proverbs 11:30, K.J.V.) Dr. Louis Evans was the pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood, California. He used to tell a story about … Continue reading

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Missed Opportunities

When Alexander Graham Bell was trying to market the telephone, he went to the well-known Chauncey DePew. He offered DePew a one-sixth interest in the new invention for the price of $10,000. DePew took a week to consider the offer … Continue reading

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