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Seven More Deadly Sins

We're all probably familiar with the Roman Catholic Church's list of seven deadly sins: pride, envy, gluttony, greed, lust, wrath, and sloth. ...

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Truck Strikes Wheelchair

At 3:30 p.m. on June 6, 2007, a 21-year-old man with muscular dystrophy named Ben Carpenter drove his electric-powered wheelchair down the sidewalk in ...

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The Bloodiest Century

The 20th century was the bloodiest in human history. In Humanity: A Moral History of the 20th Century, Jonathan Glover estimates that 86,000,000 people ...

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Our Role as Peacemakers

In his book Sermon on the Mount: A Foundation for Understanding, author and professor Robert A. Guelich writes of the role Christ-followers play as peacemakers: ...

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Woman Healed of Wounds from Sexual Abuse

When Marion Duckworth was in first grade, the Depression had just ended, and talking about anything related to sex—especially sexual abuse—was ...

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Misplaced Faith Leads to Son’s Death

Hank Hanegraaff writes:

In 1980, Harvest House published a book by Larry Parker entitled We Let Our Son Die. The book tells the tragic story of how Larry ...

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Abused Woman Discovers God’s Love

In his book Jesus in the Margins, Rick McKinley shares stories of people who have experienced difficulty in life’s journey. One of those stories ...

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Prostitutes Experience Redemption

Philip Yancey recounts stories of prostitutes who have been brought into the kingdom of God:

Juanita, for example, was sold into sexual slavery by her ...

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Michael Reagan Transformed by God's Love

Michael Reagan is the adopted son of the late former president, Ronald Reagan. Born to an unwed mother, Michael was adopted at birth by Reagan and his ...

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Operation Cleanses Abuse Victim

Maylo Aames' life was as bad as it could get. Bud, her mother's boyfriend, raped and beat her for years. Maylo's mother ignored the abuse ...

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