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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No Room At The Inn

Wally was a 7th grade student who was bigger than any of the other students in his Sunday school class. His mother had been an alcoholic when he was born, & as a result, Wally just did not have all the mental capabilities that the rest of his classmates had. But somehow he managed to […]

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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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Why We Sing On Sunday

Singing Takes Sunday’s Truths Into Monday The songs we sing on Sunday provide the soundtrack for our week. Singing files away the messages the lyrics convey in our minds and hearts. If we don’t sing about a particular truth, it’s very likely we’ll pray about it less and live with little thought of it. Christ-filled […]

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What Is Easter Sunday?

Question: “What is Easter Sunday?” Answer: There is a lot of confusion regarding what Easter Sunday is all about. For some, Easter Sunday is about the Easter Bunny, colorfully decorated Easter eggs, and Easter egg hunts. Most people understand that Easter Sunday has something to do with the resurrection of Jesus, but are confused as […]

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