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Prisoner Prays for Guard

An inmate in my Bible study was transferred to a state prison.  Today he wrote the following: “I was talking with one of the guards whom I have talked with many times. I sensed his oppressed spirit and asked, “Is everything okay?” “That … Continue reading

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College Campus Ministry – Not My Gift!

It all started when a married couple began walking across the college campus handing out Christian pamphlets to students. They soon gained permission to set up a table and began giving away Bibles with their literature.  When I first learned … Continue reading

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A Man Sitting on the Sand

I was walking on the beach and met a man sitting on the sand with his baby.  Juan was waiting for his wife and kids while they played in the surf. I admired his baby and then visited with him … Continue reading

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May I See the Custodian?

Did you know?  In a good church that teaches from the Bible, it’s not just the pastor who has a strong faith in God. The other workers, even the custodians are committed to Jesus Christ. One late afternoon a man … Continue reading

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How Can I Get God in My Life?

One Sunday afternoon at the beach a man came to our Bible table and asked, “How can I get God in my life?” I gave him the simple message of the Gospel—how Jesus came to live a sinless life so … Continue reading

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Guitar on the Soccer Field

I enjoy playing guitar on Sunday mornings and leading the Sunday school children in worship.  I started doing this when I first came to the Lord–before our children were born.  Now I’m a grandma. A few weeks ago I began … Continue reading

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Mom, I Don’t Wanna Go to Church!

The kids and I always went to church weekly. One Sunday when Mark was 10,  he said he wanted to stay home and watch TV with Dad. I quietly said, “Go get dressed.” “But Mom, I don’t wanna go!  I … Continue reading

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The Telephone

The phone rang again.  Another solicitor.  It’s DAILY!   Perhaps the Lord wants me to minister to these callers!  One man asked if I needed a handy man. “No, I’m sorry, not at this time. But may I ask you … Continue reading

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The Fourth Commandment

The Fourth Commandment instructs us to keep the Lord’s Day holy.  Notice it does not say to merely keep one hour holy. Rather, the DAY is to be kept holy. Our daughter and I were reading Martha Finley’s Elsie Dinsmore … Continue reading

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You Came to Me in Jail

One day while shopping in a popular chain store I noticed a sales clerk looking at me and smiling.  Later, I moved a few aisles over and there she was again—looking my way and smiling. Finally she came up and … Continue reading

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