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Imperfect Blessings

For years I never felt I measured up to all I thought the Lord wanted me to be, or all I thought I should be. Satan convinced me that since I wasn't ...


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True Shame and False Shame

Shame is only partly about blameworthiness. Of course, we do feel ashamed of ourselves when we are guilty, and we should. Sin is, after all, a disgrace. ...


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Revenge Hurts

On an old "Amos and Andy" television program, Andy was angry. There was a big man who would continually slap Andy across the chest every time they met. ...


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Capturing the Real Criminal

No man's really any good till he knows how bad he is, or might be; till he's realized exactly how much right he has to all this snobbery, and ...


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Healing Requires Openness

Self-devastated people are often initially quiet; it hurts too much to air the sordid details. But healing cannot come without it.


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Abortion Guilt Removed

Pastor Lee Strobel shares this account:

We were doing a baptism service. We told people before they came up to the platform to be baptized to take a piece ...


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"The Two Towers": Freed from the Old Self

In the The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Gollum, also known as Smeagol, is the most pitiful and wretched creature in all of Middle Earth. Frodo, ...


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"The Browning Version": Professor Confesses Failures

The film The Browning Version is about Andrew Crocker-Harris (Albert Finney), a strict classical literature professor at a posh British boys prep school ...


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"War and Peace": Knowing Right and Doing Wrong

War and Peace is based on Leo Tolstoy's classic novel. With the backdrop of Napoleon Bonaparte's invasion of Russia in the early 1800s, a variety of characters ...


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Lying Is Hard Work

Lying takes serious thought! That’s the conclusion of neuroscientists at Temple University. According to the Chicago Tribune, “With brain imaging technology, ...


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