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Who’s Hands Is It In?

Who’s Hands Is It In?...

There is a poem I once read that says everything I would want to say today… Who’s Hands is it in? A basketball in my hands is worth about $19. A basketball in Michael Jordan’s hands is worth about $33 million. It depends who’s hands it’s in. A cricket bat in my hands is worth [...]

Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning...

The other day as I was painting, I got paint on my hands. When I went to wash it off, soap and water didn’t quite work. So, I used a bit of turpentine and voila! It did the trick. This got me thinking, when it comes to cleaning our hands, we have a lot of [...]

The “S” Word

The “S” Word...

When I ask people, “What is sin?” I usually get back a list of “wrongs”: lying, cheating, stealing, adultery, etc. Sure, these things are sins, but why? Sometimes a lie can make someone smile. Sometimes cheating can even up the playing field. Sometimes stealing simply means survival of the fittest. And sometimes adultery isn’t so [...]

Bitterness: A Deadly Poison

Bitterness: A Deadly Poison...

I once read a story about a merchant in a small town who had identical twin sons. The boys worked for their father in the department store he owned and, when he died, they took over the store. Everything went well until the day a dollar bill disappeared. One of the brothers had left the [...]

Let Your Light Shine

Let Your Light Shine...

God has given each of us many talents. No two people have the same talents. One may be a carpenter, one a tailor and one a good cook – but each of these talents is just as important as the other. God is no respector of persons, each of the gifts He gives us is [...]

Jealousy: Counting the Blessings of Others

Jealousy: Counting the Blessings of...

Why is it easier for us to cry with those who are crying than it is for us to rejoice with those who are rejoicing? The short answer is: Jealousy. Because of jealousy, rather than being happy at another’s success, we become miserable at our own lack thereof. Instead of being encouraged that “if he [...]

Value

Value...

I saw an illustration on the internet once and tried it in our church in India to illustrate a point. I held up a 20 rupee note and asked, “Who wants this 20 rupee note?” After I was done assuring everyone it was not a trick and I wasn’t going to make them perform in [...]

We are Called to Be Fishers of Men, Not Fish

We are Called to Be Fishers of Men,...

What is the difference between a thermometer and a thermostat? A thermometer simply reflects the temperature of the things around it, while a thermostat regulates or changes that temperature. Which are you? Are you a person who tries to blend into the crowd? If everyone is sporting a particular haircut or wearing particular shoes, you [...]

A Life With No Regrets

A Life With No Regrets...

Some people say they want to live to be 100 years old. I think more than the quantity of life, it is the quality of life that matters. What good would it do if I lived each day of my 100 years without joy? What would the point be of living 100 years if every [...]

Let God Drive

Let God Drive...

There is a song we sing that has the lyrics, “Oh how I need You Lord. You are my only hope. You’re my only prayer.” As I was singing this song, I began to think, “We need to come to a place where we realize that we “need” the Lord. Where we realize that Jesus [...]

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