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When God Makes You Wait

In his book It Happens After Prayer, Pastor H. B. Charles Jr. provides the following helpful illustration of why God often makes us wait for the answer ...

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Novelist Describes How We Forget Truth

In the novel, One Hundred Years of Solitude, by Garcia Marquez, the author describes in his magical but realistic way a village suffering from an insomnia ...

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Dustin Hoffman's Biggest Fear: Failure

Dustin Hoffman is 77, a double Oscar-winner, and a screen legend in no danger of having that title taken away. But he's worried about the future. In a ...

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Satire of a Man Who Almost Enjoyed Himself

The satirical site The Onion ran the following fictitious story titled "Man On Cusp Of Having Fun Suddenly Remembers Every Single One Of His Responsibilities." ...

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Bus Driver Conveys Christ's Love

There was a front-page article in the San Francisco Chronicle about a metro-transit operator named Linda Wilson-Allen. She loves the people who ride her ...

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The 'Pastor' of the Chilean Miners

The book Deep Down Dark, by Hector Tobar, tells the story of the 33 Chilean miners buried 2000 feet underground for over three months back in 2010. They ...

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The Need to Fill Our Bicycle Tires (Souls)

Editor's Note: Tell this illustration as a story or as a prop illustration by using an actual bicycle or a bike tire.

On a recent bike trip it wasn't until ...

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Grandmothers Stress Over Grandchildren

Sin's ability to disintegrate the soul is the subject of a book by a Duke professor named Dan Ariely. In The Honest Truth about Dishonesty: How We Lie ...

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Tim Keller on His Rediscovery of Prayer

In the second half of my adult life, I discovered prayer. I had to. In the fall of 1999, I taught a Bible study course on the Psalms. It became clear ...

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Almost All People from Every Culture Prays

Prayer is one of the most common phenomena of human life. Even deliberately nonreligious people pray at times. Studies have shown that in secularized ...

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