Places at His Table

A man got used. This man was just stumbling about. He fell again and again. His bruised body was hard to look at. Nothing worked for him as his disease progressed. He spent some days begging, others he just laid around. Few were willing grant any aid to him. He...

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Made Straight at the Door of Hope

She hobbled into the synagogue. Again. For 18 years, she staggered to the meeting place, to the house of the Lord, hunchbacked and afflicted to such a degree that she could not look up. What kept her coming? Hope, I think it was. She believed that someday she would leave...

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How the Lasts are Made First

The last shall be first. Jesus said these words more than once. And those who heard the Savior say them were mystified. Even the ones who hung out with Jesus most were confused over this declaration. It stood so counter the way things are in the world. The rich and...

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Depression

Elijah “came and sat down under a juniper tree: and he requested for himself that he might die.” Also, Job spoke, “Let the day perish wherein I was born, and the night in which it was said, There is a man child conceived.” And “Jacob awaked out of his sleep,...

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O The Blood

They overcame him by the blood of the Lamb! Oh the blood of Jesus — it will never lose it’s power. Have you been to Jesus for the cleansing power, are you washed in the blood of the Lamb? Would you be free from your burden of sin? There is...

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Talitha Cumi and Other Miracle Words

Talitha cumi These words from Jesus are found in the fifth chapter of Mark. This gospel records them in the Aramaic, the language common to the region where the Savior walked on earth. It was the language of the highways and the fields, the markets and the homes in that...

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Divine Light/Created Light

Three notable “darkness” events happened in Bible history. “And the Lord said unto Moses, Stretch out thine hand toward heaven, that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt, even darkness which may be felt. And Moses stretched forth his hand toward heaven; and there was a thick darkness...

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Dark Society, Brighten Up

In the ancient garden, God planted trees good for fruit. The tree of life was there, so also grew the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. This second tree became a forbidden one, since God warned Adam to not eat of it. “…for in the day that thou...

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