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Don’t Be Like Your Dog

H. A. Ironside the Canadian born Bible Teacher, once told about going to a crowded cafeteria for a meal.

As he carried his tray looking for a table, every table was full, except for one with a single man sitting there. Ironside asked if he might join him. The man nodded and grunted something unintelligible.

When Ironside sat down, he bowed his head and silently gave thanks for his food. The other man asked, ““Well, is something wrong with your food?”

“No, it seems fine.”

“Well, do you have a headache?” the man persisted. “I saw you closing your eyes and putting your hands on your head.” Continue reading

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Word of the Week: Thanksgiving

This week as we begin preparations to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States, this thought expressed by author and lecturer Katrina Mayer is worthy of our serious reflection. “Thanksgiving isn’t just a day. It’s a way we can live our lives every day.”

Mayer reminds us that Thanksgiving is an attitude. A spirit that ought to pervade our lives. Everyday. Robert Caspar Lintner was right when he wrote “Thanksgiving was never meant to be shut up in a single day.” Continue reading

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Word of the Week: Thankful

“How is thankfulness the solution for covetousness?”

This question was raised yesterday by Ryan Cummings in a sermon we heard at the Manslick Road Church in Louisville, Kentucky. It was a unique look at both the problem and solution we face in our hyper-commercialized culture.

This Thurdasy we will enjoy our annual Thanksgiving holiday in America, which began in 1621 after the colonists survived the rough first year in the New World and Governor William Bradford proclaimed “a day of Thanksgiving,” Continue reading

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