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Memorials of Reverence

Memorial Day, originally known as Decoration Day, commemorates those heroes who’ve died in service of the United States of America. This solemn occasion is rooted in honor of those who gave their lives during the Civil War (1861 to 1865). … Continue reading

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A ‘Strange’ Inheritance

Fox Business Network has a reality show called, Strange Inheritance, which is about “bizarre artifacts” and “outrageous stories” suitable to the title. The host, Jamie Colby, presents fascinating stories such as the family that inherited gang member, Ma Barker’s house; the Houston … Continue reading

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Blueprint Moms

Christian minister and author, Dr. Lowell D. Streiker, said the greatest Mother’s Day tribute he heard came from a very successful businessman. He said, “Yes, I am a self-made man—but the blueprints came from my mother.” (An Encyclopedia of Humor). … Continue reading

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Accuracy is the Best Policy

The joke is told of six-year-old Angie who came home from school with a blue ribbon. She excitedly reported to her mother that she won it for knowing an answer in natural history. “I said a giraffe has three legs.” Her … Continue reading

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Blessings in Disguise

When something appears to be bad, at first, but ends up being good it is called, “a blessing in disguise.” Take, for example… In his book, It Is Toward Evening, Vance Havner tells the story of a small town that … Continue reading

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The Epitome of Pity

The Apostle Paul commented, “If we have hoped in Christ in this life only, we are of all men most to be pitied,” (1 Corinthians 15:19, New American Standard Bible, NASB). He makes this statement in the context of proving … Continue reading

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Prophecy and ‘The Triumphal Entry’

The headlines might have read, “Hundreds hail Nazarene prophet as King,” with the subheading, “Words of the prophets ‘fulfilled’ according to many.” One of the most significant reasons for recognizing Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem on that day, we also … Continue reading

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