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Missions, for Heaven's Sake

Having lived in South America as missionaries, my family and I realized that moving to another jungle location meant a lot of work. We knew the discomforts ...


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Vicarious Death

In his book Written in Blood, Robert Coleman tells the story of a little boy whose sister needed a blood transfusion. The doctor had explained that she ...


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The Way of the Cross

Look, it all consists in the cross, and it all lies in dying; and there is no other way to life and true peace within.


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Our Only Business in Life

Let us thus think often that our only business in this life is to please God.


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Doing My Master's Will

A charge to keep I have,A God to glorify.A never dying soul to save,And fit it for the sky.To serve the present age,My calling to fulfill;O may it all ...


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The History of Truth

The example of noble deaths such as the Spartans and others hardly move us, for we do not see what good it is to us. But the example of the deaths of ...


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To Kiss a Leper

One day while Francis was praying fervently to God, he received an answer: "O Francis, if you want to know my will, you must hate and despise all ...


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Blessing a Persecutor

Facing arrest as an Anabaptist, Dirck Willems fled for his life across a frozen lake. When his pursuer broke through the ice, Willems gave up his chance ...


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Love Must Be Aerobic

Ever feel overwhelmed by the Bible's command to love unconditionally? When people ask me, "How can I ever start to love everyone like I should?" ...


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Striving for Sanctity

We must strive for sanctity, for holiness, to the point that we show up at Heaven's gates "squeezed out like a lemon." This image is vivid ...


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