God Gives the Greatest Gift of All

Christmastime is an exciting, joyful season because it reminds us of the greatest gift the world has ever received.  These are days of giving, a special time set apart from the rest of the year.  I read recently of three children in a poor immigrant family who one evening eagerly awaited their father’s arrival with the family Christmas tree and gifts for everyone. Each year, no matter how...
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The Sound of His Voice

The children of Israel were offered the chance to hear God’s voice directly, but they were frightened and refused.  They did not want the responsibility of hearing from God, so they delegated that responsibility to Moses. Today, many Christians feel like they do not hear from God.  But the truth is that Jesus came into the world so that we can know God, and He sent His Spirit so that we...
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God Takes Care Of His Kids

My mother lived the happiest childhood you can imagine.  Her parents did not have many material possessions, but wealth isn’t always measured in money–wealth is measured in many ways.  She was raised in a joyful home by a loving father and mother. When she was nine years old, one day her father asked, “Ruthe, who do you love best, your mother or me?” She replied,...
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