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Category Archives: Example
5 Great Things: (#2) The Great Example
Great persecution was coming on the early church. Peter wrote, “Beloved, do not think it strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange think happened to you” (1 Peter 4:12). It is not always … Continue reading
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Paul, Silas, and Timothy evangelized Philippi, Macedonia in about 51 A.D., while on Paul’s second great missionary journey. Among the converts were Lydia and her household, and a Philippian jailer and his household (Acts 16). This began a long relationship … Continue reading
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The Sound of Sneezing
The sound one makes when sneezing is natural, and involuntary. Correct? The answer is not exactly. The sound one makes seems to be in large part a learned behavior. The sound emitted is different around the world. Achoo is common … Continue reading
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What Does Your House Say About You?
Whether you realize it or not, your house, car, and personal items may reveal much about you. Malcolm Gladwell writes, “Imagine that you are considering me for a job. You’ve seen my resume and think I have the necessary credentials. … Continue reading
If You’ve Been Comforted, Comfort Others
“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any … Continue reading
Are Your Hands Clean?
Ignaz Semmelweis (1818-1865), a young Hungarian-born physician, working in Vienna, Austria, implemented an unpopular policy which saved many lives. The year was 1847. He ordered all doctors and medical students working in the maternity ward of Vienna General Hospital, to … Continue reading
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Sixteen Things About Jesus
It is easy to advise one to consider in decision-making W.W.J.D.. However, such is beneficial only if one truly knows how Jesus lived. Too many do not. The book of Mark contains sixteen chapters. Let’s consider one snapshot of Jesus … Continue reading
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New Year’s Resolutions
The end of a year is a time for reflection. We, as God’s people, are instructed to make self-examination. Paul wrote, “Examine yourselves as to whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves…” (2 Corinthians 13:5). He again wrote, “Let … Continue reading
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