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A Revival that Washed Away the "Color Line"

God is no respecter of persons, especially when it comes to the gifts of the Spirit. For an example from recent church history, consider the beginning ...


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Revival Is Like Catching a 40-Foot Wave

What would it feel like to catch a 40-foot wave and ride it into shore? During a competition at surfing hot spot Maverick's, about 22-miles from San Francisco, ...


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Power Outage Creates 'Cruise Ship from Hell'

On February 10, 2013, a fire broke out in an engine room of the Carnival cruise ship, Triumph. The fire knocked out the ship's power, leaving the vessel ...


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Steve Jobs' Death Causes Apple Stock Crash

In April 2013 an article in the USA Today Money section reported that Apple's stock has been struggling. According to the article, "The Apple stock crash ...


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Navy Admiral 'Turns a Blind Eye' to Order

Perhaps you've heard the phrase "turn a blind eye," which means to ignore undesirable information. The saying comes from a 19th century British naval ...


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When Revival Broke Out in New York City

There was a man named Jeremiah Lanphier who lived in New York City during the 1850s. Those were years of tension, when the shadow of war loomed over America. ...


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America's Youth Lack Knowledge about the Rest of the World

The National Geographic/Roper Public Affairs 2006 Geographic Literacy Study paints a dismal picture of the geographic knowledge of the most-recent graduates ...


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Our Prayers Are like a Paralyzed Man's Groans

Pastor Sinclair Ferguson offered the following personal story to illustrate the Spirit's involvement in our prayer life:

When I was a little boy, I used ...

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A Parable about a Painter Reflects the Gifts of the Spirit

Once upon a time there was a famous house builder and painter. After designing the homes, he would then build and paint them. As a painter, he was such ...


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The Privilege of Having the Holy Spirit Live Within Us

Derek W. H. Thomas writes in “How the Gospel Brings Us All the Way Home”:

One recent summer, in a large urn that sits outside the front door ...


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