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GREAT VERSES OF THE BIBLE: Psalm 55:22

Psalms

Little Ethan had a habit of “stretching the truth.”

One day, while walking home from school, he saw a large black dog run across the street right in front of him.   He rushed home as fast as he could and hollered, “Mom! You’re never going to believe .what I just saw!”

“What did you see Ethan?” his mother cautiously asked, Continue reading

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GREAT VERSES OF THE BIBLE 1Peter 5:7

Anxiety

Have you heard the old, one-liner joke that asks, “What lies at the bottom of the ocean and twitches?”

Can you guess?

The answer is…. Continue reading

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Surrender

Bruce Larson, in Believe and Belong, tells how he helped people struggling to surrender their lives to Christ:

For many years I worked in New York City and counseled at my office any number of people who were wrestling with this yes-or-no decision. Often I would suggest they walk with me from my office down to the RCA Building (now the GE Building in Rockefeller Plaza) on Fifth Avenue. In the entrance of that building is a gigantic statue of Atlas, a beautifully proportioned man who, with all his muscles straining, is holding the world upon his shoulders. There he is, the most powerfully built man in the world, and he can barely stand up under this burden. ‘Now that’s one way to live,’ I would point out to my companion, ‘trying to carry the world on your shoulders. But now come across the street with me.’ Continue reading

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