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How God Exalts the Poor and Humbles the Rich

Expectation was in the air at the army hospital tent. A group of ladies had arrived reportedly bringing all the comforts of home – sweets, blankets, books, etc. Frank and Mike, both double-amputees, were especially looking forward to the treats they...
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How to Get Wisdom

Clara Barton, the famous nurse, had just received a shipment of supplies for the sick and wounded soldiers in Cuba. Theodore Roosevelt, later US President, was a Colonel in the war and needed such supplies for his men. On hearing of Barton’s shipment,...
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How a Christian Responds to Trials

A bicyclist was training for a strenuous cross-country competition. One day he told a friend where his coach was taking him the following day for practice. “Do you know that area?” the friend asked in disbelief. “That is the hilliest...
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The Abundance of God’s Supply

Ricky was travelling alone for the first time. As his father put him on the train to go for a visit to his aunt’s house, he was anxious about the trip. All his fears melted away almost immediately, though. Almost as soon as the train had started the...
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The Secret of Contentment

The daughter of a well-loved London physician was thrown from her horse one day and suffered a brain injury which was inoperable. The injury left her bed-ridden and in intense agony – dependent on others to care for her for the remaining years of...
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Finding God’s Peace

During one of the European wars, an experienced train engineer was dispatched with urgent messages for the front lines. To deliver those messages in time, he had to drive his train at more than sixty miles per hour over treacherous terrain. The few passengers...
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Living in Anticipation of Christ’s Return

Sheila was so excited she could hardly wait. Daddy had promised to take her and her brother Jack to ice cream over his lunch break. It was a special fifth birthday treat she had been anticipating all week. Now Mom had said Daddy could be home at any moment....
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Are You a Citizen of Heaven?

Over two hundred years ago a girl was travelling with her mother through Europe. She was a royal princess, heir to a massive fortune. In the course of their travels, her mother died leaving the little girl with kind strangers who promised to look after...
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Picking a Good Example

As Bruce was growing up, his father would point out good men for him to watch. He particularly remembers that each Sunday when the ushers would walk up the aisles for the offering, his father would nudge him and silently point to one of the men as someone...
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Reaching for the Prize

A man was running the final stretch of a marathon. His friend, who was driving beside him, could see that he was flagging and asked how he was feeling about getting so close to the finish line. “Pretty good, I ran the first third in record time.”...
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