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A Crippling Want

Envy – it rots your bones… Continue reading

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A moment of Grace

On April 26, 2008, the Western Oregon women’s softball team played against Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Washington. During the course of the game, Western Oregon senior Sara Tucholsky hit the first homerun of her college career. She dropped her … Continue reading

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The Mask: Who do you think you are?

It is difficult to find anyone who has a kind word to say about hypocrites. Nobody likes a hypocrite; no one wants to be around one; and the last thing one would want to be called is a hypocrite! That’s probably one of the reason’s why the Pharisees didn’t like Jesus too much. Both Matthew and Mark record 17 locations where the Pharisees and teachers of the law are either directly or indirectly called hypocrites by Christ. Continue reading

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Be the tiger…

A man walking through the forest saw a fox that had lost its legs, and he wondered how it lived. Then he saw a tiger come up with game in its mouth. The tiger ate its fill and left the … Continue reading

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Closing the gossip trapdoor…

Mildred, the church gossip, and self-appointed monitor of the church’s morals, kept sticking her nose in to other people’s business. Several members did not approve of her extracurricular activities, but feared her enough to maintain their silence. She made a … Continue reading

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