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The Spiritual War for America

There is a war going in for the United States of America–a war beyond the realm of our vision, but clear and imminent in our spirits.  “Now there was a long war between the house of Saul and the house of David; and David grew steadily stronger, but the house of Saul ...

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Playing to the Crowds

“All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players … ” William Shakespeare wasn’t the first to observe the human behavior of drawing attention to oneself, but he  did pen a memorable poem about this plight! The temptation to play to the crowds comes to most ...

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Guard Your Clothes!

The story by Hans Christian Andersen about the proud, showy emperor tells the tale of pride getting the best of a ruler who cared only about his outward appearance and the parading of his many beautiful clothes. Then, when he is swindled by two pretend weavers who feign the creating ...

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Is God Silent During Suffering?

Recently my Japanese friend, a missionary in Japan, asked for prayer about her troubled feeling aroused by the movie, Silence, shot in Taiwan by Hollywood director, Martin Scorsese. According to Time Magazine, “Silence is a somber epic about Jesuit priests struggling to keep their faith in violently anti-Christian 17th century Japan”. ...

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I Wonder: What Have We Forgotten About Freedom?

I witnessed a rare thing today! It brought tears of joy to my eyes. The whole world witnessed it as well. I wonder! How many in America realize how rare a thing it is to see this celebration of freedom that took place today with our new president’s inauguration? Few ...

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