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Thoughts from the Bible

On reasons to be thankful

The Thanksgiving table was set.  The turkey was a golden brown.  Dressing and gravy, cranberry sauce, creamed corn, and all the traditional trimmings were set before the unlikely guests for this Thanksgiving meal.  They were all residents of a boarding house, and none of them was there with a family member.  This year they would be observing Thanksgiving without their children or grandchildren.  In fact it had been this way for most of them for several years now.


Be not afraid

A little boy came to his father, looking much in earnest and asked: “Is Satan bigger than I am?”  “Yes, my son, I’m afraid he is,” came the reply.  “Is he bigger than you are, Daddy?”


Learning to Obey

The story is told of a certain farmer who lived beside the railroad tracks.  One day he heard a fast train approaching.  Glancing up, he saw his three-year-old son walking down the track toward him. 


Starving in the midst of plenty

Years ago I read the story of a young boy who was making a boat trip across the ocean.


Thoughts from the Bible 10-30-13

Our young people have a devotional song that declares these wonderful words:  “Our God Is An Awesome God.”  Indeed He is an awesome God!  There are qualities about Him that compel our most reverential respect for His power and glory.


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