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She Being Dead Yet Heals

In 1951, Henrietta Lacks visited John Hopkins Hospital complaining of bleeding. Doctors discovered a large, malignant tumor on her cervix. Lacks began ...


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What God Has Done with Your Permanent Record

When twenty-nine-year-old Edward Snowden fled to Hong Kong in June of 2013 with a plethora of top-secret NSA and CIA documents, he created a firestorm ...


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Crossing Guard Saves Child from Speeding Car

When police officer Cpl. Annette L. Goodyear holds up her hand to direct traffic in front of the local middle school, drivers usually stop. But when one ...


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The Reason for Christ’s Anguish in the Garden

How are we to understand Jesus’ cry of dereliction, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” along with his desperate prayer in the ...


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God’s Love and the Height of the Heavens

David rejoices in the fact that God's steadfast love toward those who fear him can be illustrated by the height of the heavens above the earth (Ps. ...


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The Wealthy in China Use Body Doubles

In China, the extremely wealthy can avoid prison terms by hiring body doubles. Incredibly, this is true! Slate.com originally broke the story of how the ...


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Atonement Is in Our Blood

In a sermon on the Atonement, Will Anderson used the following illustration:

Food demonstrates how everyone benefits from a form of atonement, whether ...

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Machiavelli: ‘Jesus Was a Nice Guy Who Finished Last’

Niccolò Machiavelli was a Renaissance era philosopher, politician, and writer. His writings greatly influenced modern political science. The following ...


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Cultivating Chaos Brings New Life

My friends lost their home when a tornado carved through their neighborhood. There’s a lonely pine tree still standing in the side yard beside where ...


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Healing Is a Foretaste of Resurrection

The news has been relentlessly grim since last Easter. Any glimmers of light were quickly vanquished amid rising pandemic deaths, the social depression ...


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