The Back of the Book

 

Have you ever gotten caught up in a thriller – an intense movie or novel that has you sitting on the edge of your seat?

As scene after scene unfolds, you’re gripped with suspense, anxious to know how it all turns out. You rack your brains for everything you’ve ever heard about this story… will there be a traditional happy ending? Or is this one of those contemporary tales, where evil triumphs and everyone that isn’t dead is devastated?…

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A Thorn in the Flesh

 

Do you ever feel like a failure in your relationship with Christ?

Is there an area of your life where it seems that victory escapes you? You struggle and struggle to overcome that weakness or temptation or face that fear. But you keep falling on your face. You’ve prayed and prayed. You’ve begged God to help you. But for some reason He has yet to deliver you.…

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More Than a Fairy Tale

 

In Prince Caspian by C.S. Lewis, a small remnant of Narnian creatures eagerly await deliverance from the foreign oppressors who conquered their ancestors. These true believers have been driven underground for hundreds of years, during the occupation of their homeland.

Some begin to lose hope that they will ever be free again. When their savior, the great Lion Aslan does not appear immediately in response to their desperate appeals, Nikabrik questions the truth of the old stories.…

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What’s the Harm in a Little Gossip?

 

What’s the harm in a little gossip?

It may not seem like a big deal. But Proverbs 18:8 says, “The words of a gossip are like choice morsels; they go down to a man’s inmost parts.” From there, they often lead us into all kinds of sin. For instance, if we repeat something that isn’t true, whether we realize it or not, we’re guilty of spreading lies and slander.…

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