A Bird Without One Feather
May27

A Bird Without One Feather

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The Door To Heaven
May20

The Door To Heaven

One Sunday morning a couple of years ago I was teaching a congregation the importance of children’s ministry. I wanted to used an illustration that would help the people understand one of Jesus’ much-quoted statements “Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.” I called two little elementary kids to the front of the church and asked them to face each other and form a little...

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Are You “Past Your Prime”?
May19

Are You “Past Your Prime”?

The other day somebody told me I was “past my prime.” I wasn’t sure what they meant…it sounded like an insult, but I thought I’d look up the word PRIME in the dictionary just to find out what the definition is. I’m so glad I did! I found out that, in painting, when you PRIME something you are putting an undercoat of paint on the surface to cover defects and flaws so that the final, lasting coat of paint can be applied. I also found...

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Milk and Honey
May15

Milk and Honey

The Promised Land of the Old Testament was often called “A Land Flowing With Milk and Honey” signifying a land of abundance. But, if you will think that phrase through you will understand something about the Promised Land that most people forget…You have to milk a cow to get milk, and there’s a possibility for a few bee stings when you’re gathering honey. That’s right! Even though it’s the Promised Land, there is work that needs...

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Time to Fly!
May09

Time to Fly!

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