Glad Tidings of Good Things (January 18, 2018) What Would You Do for $10,000,000? This question was once asked in a poll. People were given several options and then instructed to indicate all that they would be willing to do. Here were the results: 25% – Would abandon their entire family. 25% – Would…

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Lessons from an Old Warrior The average age of men in the Civil War was 25.8 years; World War I was 24; World War II was 26; Vietnam was 22; and the average age in the US military today is 29. War is young men’s work, but King David was still fighting giants thirty…

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Not Far from the Kingdom “When Jesus saw that he answered wisely, He said to him, ‘You art not far from the kingdom of God’” (Mark 12:34). Jesus could see right through people. They might hide behind pleasantries and smiles around each other but not with Jesus. He knew all men (John 2:24–25). The…

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Glad Tidings of Good Things (November 9, 2017) Overcoming Obstacles The nine-foot, 400-pound Goliath challenged the children of Israel and blasphemed Almighty God. David, a seventeen-year-old fuzzy-cheeked lad who came to visit his brothers demanded to know why they were not accepting the challenge. The brothers explained that you could easily get hurt by…

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Some Things You Might Not Know About God Knowing God is like drinking the ocean or counting its sands, or walking its waves. It is not really in the realm of possibility. We know only what He has revealed (Deuteronomy 29:29) and even that can tax our faculties. Eliphaz the Temanite told Job to…

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In view of recent events, one writer suggested that we all “boycott God.” She proposed that if we all stopped praying, attending church, and praising Him, that this just might make Him stop killing so many people in tragic disasters. Satan made the fire that destroyed Job’s sheep look like it came from heaven (Job…

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Some modern Bibles cast doubt as to whether the end of Mark (including Mark 16:16) belongs in the Bible. Some omit Mark 16:9–20 altogether. Others have a shorter ending after verse eight that says, “But they reported briefly to Peter and those with him all that they had been told. And after this Jesus himself…

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