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No Reserves, No Retreats, No Regrets

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Don’t put out the Spirit’s fire. (1 Thessalonians 5:19 GW) After he graduated from high school in 1904, William Bordon was called to be a missionary. At different points in Bordon’s short life, he wrote in the back of his Bible, no reserves, no retreats, no regrets. Though he came […]

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Rejoicing in His Grace

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Although God ordained three major feasts for His people, many Christians are only familiar with the first two: the Feast of Unleavened Bread, or Passover, and the Feast of Weeks, or Pentecost. Yet the third also has great significance. It’s the Feast of Tabernacles—a special week each fall when families […]

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A Clever Trap

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He knew what he was doing. That sneaky spider. I pulled back the curtains early one morning and looked out the window at the flower garden as I always do. I gasped as I leaned forward to get a better look. Overnight, a mid-sized spider had spun a web in […]

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Diana's Lamp

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“Sin is crouching at your door; it desires to have you, but you must rule over it.” (Genesis 4:7 NIV) I was six years old and in big trouble. I’d done something horrible. It happened at the house of Diana, my nine-year-old neighbor, a tall, gentle girl who was kinder […]

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A Great Sacrifice

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On a recent visit to Jerusalem, I had a beautiful view of the mountains of Moriah and the Temple Mount. How amazing to think of the sacrifices made on that mountain—where Abraham offered up Isaac and Jesus offered up Himself. Abraham was well over 100 when God told him: “Take […]

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Does God Know Your Needs?

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Decisions, decisions. Life is full of them. From simple decisions between take-out and leftovers to weighty decisions surrounding careers, relationships and living situations, it’s easy to become overwhelmed. Through some of life’s most difficult decisions, although I prayed for God’s direction, it seemed as if He didn’t hear my cries. […]

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Finding Strength by Giving Thanks

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Only two cultures in the world have existed 4,000 years: the Han Chinese, who never had to leave their land; and the Jews, who miraculously survived much of their history without a country. We can learn from our elder brothers in the faith about how to maintain faith in the […]