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Meditation: A Lesson in Humility

For we know in part, and we prophesy in part; but when that which is perfect is come, that which is in part shall be done away. When I was a child, I spake as a child, I felt as a child, I thought as a child: now that I am become a man, I […]

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I was Dead…I am Alive for Evermore

Fear not; I am the first and the last, and the living one; and I was dead, and behold, I am alive for evermore, and I have the keys of death and of Hades.” Revelation 1:17b, 18 John, the evangelist, is well known as one of the most beloved of Jesus’ disciples. He had his […]

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Facets of Faith for a Christian Christmas

* Midway in the Simplon Pass the traveler journeying southward comes upon a stone bearing the simple word “Italia.” At that point he passes a boundary line, and every stage from there on makes plainer how great has been the change from Switzerland to Italy. The air becomes warmer and vines line the wayside. And below, embosomed in verdure, Lake Maggiore […]

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“Prepare to Meet Thy God”

It has happened more than once that we have been called upon to unite a couple in marriage where evidently very little preparation had been made. It almost appears then as if the bridal pair deemed their marriage as something of minor importance. Bride and the groom had made no effort to appear at their best, […]

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The Condescension of God

“Who is like unto Jehovah our God, that hath his seat on high, That abideth himself to behold the things that are in heaven and in the earth?” Psalm 113:5, 6 The Psalmist is amazed at the condescension of God. He challenges the universe to exhibit anything comparable to it. Philosophers have said that God is so great […]

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As Begins the Dawn

In the end of the Sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulchre. Matthew 28:1                       The first Easter service was a gloomy one, shrouded in grief and doubt for the disciples. They […]

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