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The Power of the Empty Egg

THE POWER OF THE EMPTY EGG!  Article of 9-2-04 Eight-year-old Stephen had Down’s Syndrome. His condition was worsening and was becoming even more noticeable to his classmates in Sunday School. The teacher was becoming more and more sensitive about how his classmates would treat him. Could they continue to love him as they noticed that he was a little different?…

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Joe Scarborough and Bill Maher

Scarborough Country– Article from 2-16-05 I sometimes enjoy watching Joe Scarborough on MSNBC. I think he tries to be objective and fair. It frustrates me at times however, when I see him engage religious leaders or even anti-religious leaders. As astute as Scarborough is politically, he is theologically naive and ill equipped to address the skeptics. Last Tuesday evening (2-15-05),…

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God Laughed!

In one of the most intriguing prophetic texts of the Old Testament, the Psalmist said, “Why do the nations rage, and the people plot a vain thing? The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the Lord and against His anointed, saying, ‘Let us break their bonds in pieces, and cast away their cords…

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Where are the Psychics???

Unless you live in a cave, or don’t watch TV, then you are very much aware of the heart rending situation in Aruba. A teenage girl, Natalie Holloway, went there on vacation with her graduating class, and tragically, she is now missing, and has been missing for 10 weeks. Needless to say, her parents are beside themselves with sorrow. The…

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University to Banish 'Discriminatory' Book into the Wilderness

Edinburgh University is set to ban Bibles from its student halls of residence amid concern that the Holy Book is “discriminatory” and makes students of other faiths feel unwelcome. The move is the result of protests from the students’ association, and is being considered in an effort to pursue a policy of “evenly supporting all faiths”, a university spokesman said…

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"Those Ignorant, Stupid, Insane, Wicked Creationists!"

Richard Dawkins, noted evolutionist from Oxford University, made the quote above, in reference to those who question the validity of evolution. He actual statement was, “It is absolutely safe to say that if you meet somebody who claims not to believe in evolution, that person is ignorant, stupid, or insane, (or wicked, but I’d rather not consider that).” It seems…

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Put the Big Rocks in First!!

A teacher wanted to give his students an important lesson for life. One day he brought a large Mason jar to class, along with some fist sized rocks. As the students watched, he placed the rocks, one by one, into the jar until it appeared full. He then asked the students, “Is the jar full?” The students said “Yes!” The…

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Listen Very Carefully!

An elderly lady was returning from a late night Bible study, and discovered, to her horror, a thief in her house. Desperate with fear, she shouted out, “Acts 2:38!!” (That text reads “Repent, and be baptized everyone of you, for the remission of sins…”). Much to her surprise, and relief, the thief froze in his tracts and remained motionless. She…

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Just Who is Really Confused?

As Jesus and his disciples walked out of the Jerusalem temple, the disciples showed him the size and beauty of the stones (Matthew 24:1-2). Little wonder! That edifice was stupendous! Jesus ignored their appeals to the temple’s beauty and said, “Do you not see all these things? The time is coming when not one stone that shall be left standing…

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