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John 3:16 in a Surrey Cycle

A friend and I were doing a power walk along the beach promenade when along came four people riding a surrey cycle.  As they slowly peddled by I overheard one of them reciting John 3:16 aloud.  She stumbled through it, … Continue reading

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What IS a Bible, Anyway?

One day on the college campus a student walked by our Bible table and didn’t seem to notice us.  It was as if we were invisible.  He had passed our table when I did something I don’t usually do.  I … Continue reading

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Fulfilled Prophecy Proves Jesus is Messiah

The Messiah, Jesus Christ, Savior of Mankind   by Josh McDowell The Old Testament of the Bible contains 333 references to the Messiah’s coming, many of which are considered major prophecies about the future made 400 years in advance. Genesis 3:  … Continue reading

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Creating Christmas Traditions

Let’s create good and healthy memories!  An excellent family devotion during the Christmas season is to pray for the senders of the Christmas cards we receive each day. Years ago a Bible study leader recommended we read the Christmas story … Continue reading

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Jesus Save Me!

I  was asked to visit a very ill 95-year-old woman.  She was hard of hearing and I knew her time was short. I asked her if she knew Jesus and she yelled her reply, “No! But I’d like to!” I … Continue reading

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In a Relationship

I received an email from 22-year-old John in Kenya, via Global Media Outreach, for which I am an online missionary. “I am in a relationship and I need advice on how we can live happily, loving each other without limitations.” “Dear John,  … Continue reading

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Astrology in Myanmar

We learned a great deal from our Buddhist guides while traveling in Myanmar (formerly Burma).  For example, the people there don’t have surnames.  Their last name is the day of the week on which they were born.  They divide Wednesday … Continue reading

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Incarcerated 14-year-old & God

A special memory from my years doing ministry with the incarcerated: I met Marten at the juvenile facility.  He’s 14 and incarcerated for the first time. He came to our Bible study because he said he’d  “met God” a few … Continue reading

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It’s BAD!

I was standing near the jewelry counter when a young man called out to his friend,  “Hey! Come and look at this watch!  It’s BAD!” His friend hurried to look. He agreed it was a “bad” watch! I was curious. … Continue reading

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WHY Pray for the Courts? – Part 2

Daphne was standing in the hall of the local courthouse holding her Bible.  She was wearing her  Pray for the Courts  badge when a man came up.   “Are you here to pray that God will rain down fire from heaven … Continue reading

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