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Caution: Sin is Infectious!

“We know nothing; we are at sea in a whirlpool of conjecture.”  Thomas Wakley, Editor of The Lancet, on the spread of Cholera, 1853 For centuries, the cause of infectious disease remained elusive while physicians struggled to find answers.   Beginning in the Middle Ages, poisonous, unseen vapors that reeked in ...

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A Good Name, or Gold?

Among my father’s things we found a letter dated May, 1886. The handwriting had faded, but the words of Robert White, minister at Sea-View Cottage in  County Down, Ireland, still attest to the character of my great-grandfather, James. In the letter, the minister bore testimony to the “honest”, “industrious”, and ...

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God’s Word on Waiting

The young couple’s story began on a chilly Halloween night in 1930 while attending  a masquerade ball. The young man had left high school four years earlier to take a job with the local electric company, helping  his father make ends meet for a family with nine children. The young ...

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How Does God Define Beauty?

Have you ever given thought to  how God defines beauty? Most of us would readily agree that His definition is nothing like the ideals imposed on us by society! The corset is a “fitting” example of this ideal.   A stiff, constricting undergarment designed to change the shape of the ...

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Knowing God Completely

They were never on the earth at the same time, but they belonged to the same family and they mirrored one another. One was a boy during the Great Depression, living on a farm with no electricity or indoor plumbing, the other was born into a modern twenty-first century world. ...

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