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Meeting the World’s Needs in Gratitude for God’s Grace

July 15, 2014

Meeting the World’s Needs in Gratitude for God’s Grace On May 20, 2013, an EF5 tornado hit the town of Moore, Oklahoma. The state’s Department of Emergency Management reported that 25 people were killed, 377 people were injured, and approximately 1,150 homes were destroyed. Reporting for NBC from the disaster site two days later, anchors...

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Jesus Attends Prayer Meeting

April 12, 2017

Jesus Attends Prayer Meeting The Guinness Book of World Records has fascinated readers since its debut in 1955. Cataloguing everything from “most tattoos” to “largest cheese sculpture,” the book’s pages are a celebration of the biggest and best. In 2009, it even bestowed the record “Person with the Most Records” on Ashrita Furman, winner...

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The First Prayer Meeting

April 5, 2017

The First Prayer Meeting In September 1646, Massachusetts Bay colonist and minister John Eliot first traveled to an Algonquin settlement to preach the gospel. That gathering became the first of many and would result in the conversion of hundreds of people. Year after year, Algonquin men, women, and children left debauchery and sorcery in...

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David’s Mighty Men: Courage and Honor

December 12, 2014

David’s Mighty Men: Courage and Honor Have archaeologists discovered the palace of King David? Not everyone agrees, but researchers Yossi Garfinkel and Saar Ganor believe that they have excavated it at the modern city of Khirbet Qeiyafa, southwest of Jerusalem, traditionally considered the site of the battle between David and Goliath. “The...

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Meeting God at the Place of Mercy

December 7, 2011

Meeting God at the Place of Mercy The wreck of the USS Arizona lies at the bottom of Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. The ship sank when Japan launched its surprise attack on the Pacific fleet on December 7, 1941. Now seventy years later, drops of oil from the ship continue to rise to the surface daily. The Arizona is a national memorial and is treated...

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Meeting God in the Valley of Dry Bones

September 9, 2018

Meeting God in the Valley of Dry Bones Seventeenth-century Puritan minister William Bridge prayed, “Ah Lord, my prayers are dead, my affections dead and my heart is dead; but you are a living God and I bear myself upon you.” Our God is a God of life and hope, as we see in today’s reading. The topic of this vision is the end of the exile and...

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Fishers of Men

August 2, 2019

Fishers of Men In the opening chapter of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit, we can read a memorable exchange between the novel’s hero Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the wizard. Gandalf imposes an adventure upon Bilbo, the unsuspecting hobbit. Bilbo says, “I beg your pardon, I haven’t asked for anything!” Gandalf’s reply is direct and challenging, “Yes...

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Men, Women, and Worship

May 5, 2020

In 2006, a team of researchers studied two elementary schools at recess. One had a fence around their playground, the other did not. The children from the unfenced playground stayed more packed together and closer to the teacher. The children in the fenced playground roamed the whole space, feeling free to explore. Having clear boundaries...

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Meet the Target

August 7, 2020

If you’ve ever played darts or tried your hand at archery, you know the goal is deceptively simple: get your dart or arrow in the bullseye.

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Two Blind Men Become Eyewitnesses

March 19, 2012

Two Blind Men Become Eyewitnesses Imagine a hospital filled with people who had been instantly and painlessly cured. As word has spread of the amazing wonders done in this place, it begins to overflow with patients who have received the healing they were hoping for, family and friends who rejoice in the miracles, and amazed onlookers who...

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