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Spiritual Boasting

Spiritual things are not to be boasted of. One can boast of worldly riches, and the paper money will not fly away unspent nor will the amount magically ...


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Not Always Good

I came across a collection of letters that children wrote to Santa Claus. Some of them were pretty good. One said, "Dear Santa, you did not bring ...


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Pride Goeth Before a Fall

Homiletics (Jan.-Mar./96) told of a turtle who wanted to spend the winter in Florida, but he knew he could never walk that far. He convinced a couple ...


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Let Me Tell You Something ...

If you're in a social situation, and women are talking to each other, and one woman says, "I was hit by a car today," all the other women ...


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Carried by Others

The Jewish poet and storyteller Noah ben Shea tells a parable that serves as a valuable reminder of the roles we play in life:

After a meal, some children ...

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CEO Thinks He Is a Self-Made Man

Author John Ortberg writes:

Not long ago, there was a CEO of a Fortune 500 company who pulled into a service station to get gas. He went inside to pay, ...

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Glorified Julius Caesar Remembered His Humanity

When Julius Caesar returned to Rome after many years of fighting its battles abroad, he planned great festivities and triumphal processions to celebrate ...


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Books That Changed the World

The Christian Science Monitor reports that there are over 100 books in print whose title includes the phrase "That Changed the World." The most recent ...


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Pierre Salinger's Death Would Be in Small Type

Pierre Salinger was President John F. Kennedy's press secretary. Salinger enjoyed telling the story of a conversation he had with the president on one ...


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North Korea's Leader Makes Incredible Claims

Kim Jong-il, North Korea's "Dear Leader," is presented as larger than life by the media of the Stalinist state.

Reportedly, Kim undergoes daily intensive ...


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