The God of Great Grace

The God of Great Grace by Max Lucado He doesn’t speak. He removes his robe and takes the servant’s wrap off of the wall. Taking the pitcher, he pours the water into the basin. He kneels before them with the basin and sponge and begins to wash. The towel that covers his waist is also […]

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Facing Your Grief

Facing Your Grief  by Max Lucado “David sang this lament over Saul and his son Jonathan, and gave orders that everyone in Judah learn it by heart.” (II Samuel 1:17-18 MSG) David called the nation to mourning. He rendered weeping a public policy. He refused to gloss over or soft-pedal death. He faced it, fought […]

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Bill Broadhurst was a great runner and he entered a 10k race in Omaha, a race that Bill Rodgers would win in less than 30 minutes. Bill Broadhurst had a handicap, he was paralyzed on his entire left side from an aneurism early in life. But he still loved to run and for him to […]

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The Lord Looks at the Heart by Max Lucado “God does not see the same way people see. People look at the outside of a person, but the Lord looks at the heart.” 2 Samuel 16:7 Seven sons pass. Seven sons fail. The procession comes to a halt. Samuel counts the siblings: one-two-three-four-five-six-seven. “Jesse, don’t you have […]

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MEMORIAL DAY, A TIME FOR HEALING

MEMORIAL DAY, A TIME FOR HEALING Memorial Day, perhaps more than any other holiday, was born of human necessity. Deep inside all of us lies a fundamental desire to make sense of life and our place in it and the world. What we have been given, what we will do with it and what we […]

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Bagpipes…

A Homeless Man’s Funeral As a bagpiper, I play many gigs. Recently I was asked by a funeral director to play at a graveside service for a homeless man. He had no family or friends, so the service was to be at a pauper’s cemetery in the Kentucky back country. As I was not familiar […]

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National Day of Prayer

National Day of Prayer Theme for 2018 The National Day of Prayer was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of Congress, and signed into law by President Harry S. Truman. In 1988, the law was unanimously amended by both the House and the Senate and signed into law by President Ronald Reagan on Thursday, […]

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You have probably never heard of the island of Molokai…

You have probably never heard of the island of Molokai. Well, it’s located in the state of Hawaii. And it has quite a history. You have to go way back to the late 1800’s to understand its significance. You see, back then, there was no cure for the highly contagious and deadly disease called leprosy. […]

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THE MAGIC BANK ACCOUNT

THE AUTHOR IS NOT KNOWN. IT WAS FOUND IN THE BILLFOLD OF COACH PAUL BEAR BRYANT, ALABAMA, AFTER HE DIED IN 1982 The Magic Bank Account Imagine that you had won the Following *PRIZE* in a contest:  Each morning your bank would deposit $86,400 In your private account for your use. However, this prize has […]

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