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Another Disappointment

A group of soldiers were training for their first parachute jump. Their instructions were: Jump when you are told to jump. Count to ten, then pull the ripcord. 201 more words

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God Chose our Leaders

Romans 13:1 reads:

Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God.

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Bigger Picture

One of the classic baseball television shots comes from the 1975 World Series, in which NBC captured Carlton Fisk, jumping up and down, waving his arms, trying to coax his hit to stay fair. 130 more words

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What Did You Say?

Pat Tornatore relates the following story:

It was a typical noisy dinner at my parent’s home, and Dad was having trouble following the conversations. He kept jumping in with off-topic comments and asking for things to be repeated. 65 more words

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Divine Warnings

The final eruption of Mount St. Helens in May of 1980 was not a sudden event. For two months prior to the massive blast—the most deadly and destructive in American history—earthquakes and volcanic activity signaled a major event was underway. 727 more words

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Who Are You Following?

Who am I following? Ever ask yourself that question? Life has a way of making you evaluate your choices. Christ even more so. I’ve been pouring over the book of Galatians, and Paul poses this question to the churches struggling in their devotion to Jesus: “Who has bewitched you?” (3:1) Other translations say who has put a spell on you, hexed you, hypnotized you? 417 more words

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Thoughtful Conversation

Carol Burks relates this story:

After finishing our Chinese food, my husband and I cracked open our fortune cookies. Mine read, “Be quiet for a little while.” His read, “Talk while you have a chance.” 77 more words

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