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Freedom from Addiction

by Doug Batchelor Before the Civil War, a Quaker walking past a slave auction saw one of his neighbors bidding for a pretty slave girl. He knew this man to be cruel and abusive, and he knew the terrible life … Continue reading

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Does God get tired listening to our same prayers?

After all, prayer is an important part of our Christian life because it helps keep us focused and oriented toward God. As for how often we should pray, Jesus, in instructing us to pray “give us this day our daily … Continue reading

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The parable on reading the Bible

The story is told of an old man who lived on a farm in the mountains of eastern Kentucky with his young grandson. Each morning, Grandpa was up early sitting at the kitchen table reading from his old worn-out Bible. … Continue reading

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The brick

A young and successful executive was traveling down a neighborhood street in his new Jaguar. He was going a bit too fast. He was watching for kids darting out from between parked cars and slowed down when he thought he … Continue reading

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Does God care what we eat?

In the early 1980s, T. Colin Campbell set out to discover the perfect protein. His motivation was exemplary. He wanted to help the world’s hungry find enough food to eat—food that would enrich their lives and bring health and healing … Continue reading

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Why television can trap you

By Vicki Griffin Pat was a lonely divorcee, an “empty nester” with children grown and gone—and she was hooked. Planted motionless in her favorite overstuffed recliner, she was held hostage by her television. “I was trying to escape my feelings … Continue reading

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