Want a Donut?

Want A Donut? A Professor of Religion, who taught at a small college in the Western United States, tried hard to communicate the essence of the Gospel in his survey course in Christianity. Every student was required to take this course his or her freshman year regardless their major. The professor found that most of […]

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Faith and Waiting What’s the longest you’ve had to wait for something? Almost everyone has a memory of Christmas Eve as a child; squeezing your eyes shut, trying with all your might to go to sleep on Christmas Eve. For those of you with orthodox parents, you knew that even opening one present before Christmas […]

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What Are The Odds?

Dr. Peter Stoner, Professor Emeritus of Science at Westmont College, wrote a book entitled Science Speaks, (Moody Press, 1969, P.109) in which he wrote about the law of “compound probability” in reference to just 8 of these prophecies about Jesus coming true. He said that the odds of one man accidently fulfilling 8 of these […]

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Singer Michael Card wrote a song called The Promise, and he wrote a little Christmas devotional on this theme: Christianity is founded on a promise. Faith involves waiting on a promise. Our hope is based on a promise. Promises are made with words. … .that part of myself that goes with every promise is given […]

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Advent – A Time of Preparation   Advent is a holy season in the Christian calendar. It begins four Sundays before Christmas.  It is a very special time, as Christians wait and prepare for the coming of the Lord, Jesus, whose birth we celebrate on Christmas. While Santa Claus’ arrival is a big event, we […]

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An old shoe cobbler who dreamed one Christmas Eve that Jesus would come to visit him the next day. The dream was so real that he was convinced it would come true. So the next morning he got up and went out and cut green boughs and decorated his little cobbler shop and got all ready […]

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Something to reflect on as you sit down to your Thanksgiving dinner: If you had been a Pilgrim, would you have given thanks? Consider what they had been through, the men and women who broke bread together on that first Thanksgiving in 1621. They had uprooted themselves and sailed for America, an endeavor so hazardous […]

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