Monthly Archive: June 2008

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One Guy Didn’t

Three guys were tried for crimes against humanity. Two guys committed crimes. One guy didn't. Three guys were given government trials. Two guys had fair trials. One guy didn't.
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Cowboy in Church

One Sunday morning the congregation of a ritzy church (with vaulted ceilings, hand carved oak pews, stained glass windows and deep plush carpet) had a stir. A man came in just minutes before the service was to begin and he was dressed horribly. He had on boots, overalls, a flannel shirt, and a cowboy hat.
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Unconditional Acceptance

I am a mother of three (ages 14, 12, 3) and have recently completed my college degree. The last class I had to take was Sociology. The teacher was absolutely inspiring with the qualities that I wish every human being had been graced with. Her last project of the term was called "Smile." The class was asked to go out and smile at three people and document their reactions. I am a very friendly person and always smile at everyone and say hello anyway, so, I thought this would be a piece of cake, literally.
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The Power of God

Have you ever been down and out and nobody seems to be around for you to talk to...THAT'S GOD...he wants you to talk to him. Have you ever been just sitting there and all of a sudden you feel like doing something nice for someone you care for...THAT'S GOD...he talks to you through the Holy Spirit.
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Is Your Bag Heavy Enough?

One of my teachers had each one of us bring a clear plastic bag and a sack of potatoes. For every person we'd refuse to forgive in our life, we were told to choose a potato, write on it the name and date, and put it in the plastic bag. Some of our bags, as you can imagine, were quite heavy.
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If Tomorrow Never Comes

If I knew it would be the last time That I'd see you fall asleep I would tuck you in more tightly And pray the Lord your soul to keep If I knew it would be the last time That I see you walk out the door I would give you a hug and kiss And call you back for one more
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Why Don’t We Pray?

The highest privilege ever afforded to man is the power of prayer. ...then why don't we pray? The right to talk to the highest potentate in all the universe... ...then why don't we pray?
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It’s Only a Quarter

Several years ago a preacher moved to Houston, Texas. Some weeks after he arrived, he had occasion to ride the bus from his home to the downtown area. When he sat down, he discovered that the driver had accidentally given him a quarter too much change.