Tag Archives: Temptation

Bobby Leach

Englishman Bobby Leach lived an interesting life. On July 25, 1911 he became the second person to pull off the stunt of going over Niagara Falls in a barrel. The feat didn’t come without some injury, though. He spent the … Continue reading

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Too Close To His Price

Back in the days of the Civil War, a smuggler asked a riverboat captain to accept an illegal shipment of cotton onto his boat. The smuggler said, “I’ll give you $300 to transport these bales.” The captain answered, “No, I … Continue reading

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A Three-Point Checklist For The New Year

Proverbs 4:25-27 says: “Let your eyes look straight ahead, and your eyelids look right before you. Ponder the path of your feet, and let all your ways be established. Do not turn to the right or the left. Remove your … Continue reading

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Temptation’s Wreckers

As a native of North Carolina, I’m interested in interesting bits of information about my state. I’d like to share with you an old legend about Nags Head, a town located on the Outer Banks of eastern North Carolina. This legend … Continue reading

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Temptation’s Cliff

Once there was a man who lived in a mountainous region. The road to his house ran along a steep cliff. When the man set about to hire a coachman, three candidates applied for the position. The man called in the first candidate … Continue reading

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