The other night, I was home alone.  My husband, Ron, was away on a business trip.  It was 10:00 and I was ready for bed, answering some mail before turning in for the night.  All of a sudden, a small explosion occurred against the front door of our home.  Our dog erupted with a vengeance.  …

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Eloquence is a style of speaking or writing that is pleasing to the senses to the one listening or reading the words.  It has no aim, no goal, but consists of just gratuitous words. Is eloquence good or bad?  It depends on who it serves. A bad eloquence has entered the church and characterized the pulpit.  …

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There was a magic well and people traveled far and wide to visit it.  Legend goes that when you got near the well, you could hear the rushing water at the bottom of the cavern.  It was black, scary because of its rushing water sound.  But, when you ‘took a drink’ from it, it offered …

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THE GIFT AND THE GIVER And for this reason the Jews were persecuting Jesus, because He was doing these things on the Sabbath.  John 5:16 The men who made up the Jewish Sanhedrin (the religious ruling council of the Jews) took one of their jobs seriously.  They were to investigate any new teacher who came …

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NOT JUST ONE BITE “Gather the pieces that are left over.  Let nothing be wasted.”  John 6: 12 Jesus fed a crowd of 5,000 with one boy’s lunch.  Each person ate until they were full though it would have been a miracle if each person had gotten just one bite.  In the past, when hearing …

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