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You Don’t Want to Miss This!

I live in the path of the 2017 Solar Eclipse that is scheduled to take place tomorrow afternoon. Those of us living in the path of this eclipse have been bombarded with facts about the eclipse, warnings to protect our eyes, protective eye-wear being sold on every street corner, and a host of other interesting …

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Only a Handful

During a great famine in the days of King Ahab (1 Kings 17), Elijah, the prophet, asked a widow for a piece of bread. Her response to him was, “I do not have any bread, only a handful of flour in a bin, and a little oil in a jar.” To the widow, only a …

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A Consuming Fire or Just “The Man Behind The Curtain?”

“For the Lord your God is a consuming fire, a jealous God” (Deuteronomy 4:24).  In spite of this truth, Israel disrespected God.  They treated God as though he were muzzled, tamed, or even docile.  To Israel, God was manageable and could be manipulated to their own advantage. There was no sense of awe, no reverent fear, and …

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A Brush With Fame

Have you ever had a brush with fame? I had a professor in college who used to tell, in great detail, how he once sat next to Elizabeth Taylor on a flight. A Christian lady whom I once knew liked to tell how Tex Ritter came to her door after having an automobile accident, wanting …

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Do Natural Disasters Prove God Is Evil?

How are we supposed to believe in a God who created a world that includes tornadoes, earthquakes, hurricanes, and tidal waves? Each year, thousands of people are injured, maimed, and killed by these forces of nature. So I must ask, “Does this ‘natural evil’ prove that God is ‘morally evil?’” Surely not! The natural laws …

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