Just To Touch His Hand

Having forgotten to set his clock alarm, and being eager to get to Church on time, a certain pastor was driving well over the speed limit when he was pulled over by a policeman. The officer was unimpressed by the pastor’s excuse for being in such a hurry. “Well, reverend,” he said, “how would you …

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So Many Christs

Renowned French novelist and Nobel Prize winner, Francois Mauriac, once interviewed the celebrated Swedish-born actress, Greta Garbo. Of Miss Garbo it has been written, “Her profile, honey-colored hair, large blue eyes, and beautiful but mysterious smile, made her an ideal heroine.” In 1941, at the peak of her success and still a young woman, she …

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The Bells Are Ringing

Author Anthony DeMello tells the story of a temple built on an island. The temple contained a thousand bells … Bells big and small, fashioned by the finest craftsman in the world. When the wind blew or a storm raged, all the bells would peal out in a symphony that could send the heart of …

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The Search Ends Here

After the Ten Commandments had been given, the Lord said to Moses, “Tell the Israelites this: ‘You have seen for yourselves that I have spoken to you from heaven. Do not make any gods to be alongside of Me. Do not make for yourselves idols of silver or gods of gold.’” But while Moses was …

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Somewhere To Be

In his book, “A Place for You,” the famous Swiss psychiatrist, Paul Tournier, tells of a young student with whom he had formed a deep friendship. “One day, he was sitting by my fireside,” Tournier writes, “telling me of his difficulties, of the anxiety that never left him, and which at times turned to panic. …

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What Are We Looking For?

In front of a rural Church, there was a big sign on which the pastor regularly posted the sermon titles for the next two Sundays. During one week the sign read as follows: March 1 — “Jesus Walks On Water” March 8 — “Searching For Jesus” That’s why we’re here, isn’t it? We’re searching for …

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