Prayer Answered

Years ago, a devout woman earnestly prayed that her son might be called to preach. He grew up, accepted Christ as his Savior and Lord, and subsequently began to prepare for the calling to which he seemed destined. Before his training was complete, however, he concluded that he was not called to this work. He left school and began to …

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Divine Justice

On their way back from a meeting of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, Father Demetrios Frangos and Father Germanos Stavropoulos were in a car accient. A young woman high on PCP drove into their car while they waited a a stoplight and both priests were killed instantly. The woman, a legal secretary with a seven-year-old daughter, had no previous police record, …

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He Gives a Thousandfold

While serving in India, a devout English Judge befriended a young Indian man. Having been raised in a prominent Indian family, he had been cast out after he converted to Christianity. The judge tooke the boy into his household where he happily worked as a house boy. It was the custom of the household to have a devotional time every …

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Let Go and Let God

A story is told about actor Charlton Heson that illustrates our need to do all we can and the trust God to do what we cannot. It seems that during the making of the great epic movie, Ben Hur, Heston worked long hours with the stunt trainers to learn to drive a chariot for the movie’s crucial chariot race scene. …

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Change?

“If you want to make enemies, try to change something.” ~ Woodrow Wilson “Making a big life change is scary. But, know what’s scarier? Regret. ~ Unknown Question: How many Church of God pastors does it take to change a light bulb?Answer: Change? Change is difficult. We all know this. I heard a sermon where the preacher said that being …

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Out of Your Heart

A woman was visiting her brother and his family one time when her nephew suddenly stopped in the midst of his play and steadily gazed up at her. “What are you thinking about?” she asked him. “You’re a Christian, auntie, aren’t you?” he finally asked. “I hope so, dear,” she replied. “But you never talk about Jesus,” he said. “If …

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