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Word of the Week: Desire

The late Dr. M. Scott Peck was the author of the best-selling book,”The Road Less Traveled.” As a psychiatrist, Dr. Peck spent a great deal of time working with patients in a large psychiatric hospital. He discovered in his practice an almost universal apathy: lack of interest; no desire to ask questions; no desire to seek the new and to grow; “no taste for mystery” as he puts it. Continue reading

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GREAT VERSES OF THE BIBLE: Ephesians 2:8

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In The Gift of Forgiveness, Dr. Charles Stanley relates an unforgettable story of his college professor who illustrated the concept of grace in a very practical and memorable way.

“At the end of his evangelism course he would distribute the exam, and caution the class to read it all the way through before beginning to answer it. As we read the test, it became unquestionably clear to each of us that we had not studied nearly enough.”

“The further we read, the worse it became. About halfway through, audible groans could be heard throughout the lecture hall. On the last page, however, was a note that read:” Continue reading

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Poverty and Disregard for the Family

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Congressman Paul Ryan has taken some heat the past few days for comments he made last week on Bill Bennett’s Morning in America. In discussing the problem of poverty in America, Ryan, in part, said this: 

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