Tag Archives: Bible

Jesus Appears in a Dream

My friend Faye has a remarkable story. She was born into a Muslim family in a Muslim-majority country. Her parents immigrated to the US when she was nine.  She attended American schools and became a medical doctor. She followed the … Continue reading

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The Most Exciting Day of Your Life

When her first grandchild was born she was ecstatic!  She exclaimed to her son-in-law, “Isn’t it wonderful?  Isn’t this the most exciting day of your life?” His reply:  “No, I can’t say that it is.”           … Continue reading

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Why Did You Come Tonight?

I had a responsive group of minors in my Bible study at the juvenile hall.  I asked them why they had come.  Their answers were typical: “I need to find God” or “I’ve messed up and I need to turn my … Continue reading

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What is a Saint?

According to the Bible, a saint is a follower of Jesus Christ.                                              Romans 16:15,   1 Corinthians 1:2. Scripture urges us to pray for the saints in Ephesians 6:18, not to them. The Bible does not instruct believers in Christ … Continue reading

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His Place of Blessing

Our friends Carol and Frank are retired with a fixed income. They live in a small house on three acres in a rural area. They love the Lord and wanted to serve Him in some special way.  Carol repeatedly felt … Continue reading

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Muslim Student from Senegal

We were on a crowded train in France when I found an empty seat next to a university student from Senegal. He ignored me until I said, “Bonjour!” I then offered him a “Good News” comic book in French. He … Continue reading

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Baby Steps

A few years ago a schoolteacher in our fellowship retired.  He said he wanted to serve God in some way.  Could I make a suggestion? Certainly! There were many opportunities for ministering to inmates at the local jail.  Or, perhaps … Continue reading

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Ice Blended Mocha

Last week we had four workers digging trenches in our yard and laying pipes. They were all Hispanic and spoke broken English. When they took their lunch break I went outside carrying paper cups and a pitcher of ice blended … Continue reading

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The Illustrated Bible

My friend Lauria  and I enjoy our power walks along the beach promenade.  Before setting out, we’ll fill our big pockets with Jesus materials to share along the way. Among our supplies will be a copy of the New Testament … Continue reading

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Tell me: Is This Sin?

Alabama, a 15-year-old girl in an African country wrote via http://www.globalmediaoutreach.com/.  “Dear Kathleen, ‘Please tell me: Is this sin?’ “There is this white guy in my class. I admire him so much that each time I look at him,  I … Continue reading

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