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Could Your Plan be Displeasing to the Lord?

By On January 15, 2019

It is one of those chapters in the Bible that’s hard to read. You have been following the life story of the young shepherd boy who, with a sling and stone, silenced the threats of the towering giant. You have admired him in his respect for the king who repeatedly tried to kill him. You have been impressed with his…

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Help Wanted: Second Fiddlers

By On January 8, 2019

“I am hoping to make a positive impression on the conductor. If I join the orchestra, I’m hoping he gives me the principal trumpet position. I love doing solos. There’s the rush of adrenalin when all eyes are on you and the entire audience is suspended in breathlessness as you play. Then there is the roaring applause as you finish…

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Robby Hobby

By On January 1, 2019

The name of a retail store in the United States rhymes with today’s Robby Hobby Bible Bite. American subscribers will have no difficulty identifying the chain that has 800+ stores. But Robby Hobby has nothing to do with the retail establishment known for its Christian flair. There’s nothing Christian about Robby Hobby. In fact, there’s something sinister about it –…

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165 Bible Verses To Memorize for the Gospel

By On December 25, 2018

Okay – this is not a normal Bible Bite but it is the only one for this final week of the year. Back in 2008, a similar list was sent out. For subscribers who go back that far, this is a repeat with an added challenge. One of the necessities for effective ‘witnessing for Christ’ is to have His Word…

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A Baby is a Baby

By On December 18, 2018

Some say those infant pictures taken minutes after the baby is born – are mostly special to only the parents and the grandparents. Oh yes, everyone is thrilled to get a picture of the planet’s newest arrival,  but how many actually take it and get it enlarged and then framed – to occupy a prominent place on their mantelpiece? Only…

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Your Spiritual Resume – Getting Ahead

By On December 11, 2018

Do you have your spiritual CV (Curriculum Vitae) up-to-date and ready to flash around? Do you have your spiritual resume embossed in gold and ready for distribution to any significant person you may encounter? Are all your spiritual accomplishments cited, with a section listing the most significant people you know? Accepted practices in the secular world often have no application…

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Paycheck Deductions for the Lord

By On December 4, 2018

“This is pathetic. I got a promotion and a raise in pay, but there’s no difference in my take-home pay. There must be a mistake in the calculations. I know deductions are bad, but this bad? Give me a break. Government pension, company pension plan, employment insurance, income tax, registered savings plan, union dues, health plan – you name it!…

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Christmas – Good Tidings of Peace and Joy

By On December 2, 2018

His arrival on the Planet did not follow the protocols for a Royal visit. The stable manger was His birth place. There was no room for Him in the Bethlehem inn. Animals and a few shepherds welcomed His arrival. The Government of the day slaughtered innocent toddlers in an attempt to murder the infant Prince of Peace. His hometown of…

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God Became Man – The Christmas Story

By On December 1, 2018

So many streets are lined with nicely decorated homes for the Christmas season. The wreaths, red bows and holly hanging on the doors; the windows lit up with flickering candles; lights carefully mounted on houses and strung on shrubs and trees  – all add to the warmth and festive nature of Christmas. Romantic Birth Scenes If you look close enough,…

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Evangelism Ideas for Christmas

By On December 1, 2018

What you are about to read was sent out as a Bible Bite back in 2006. We are now officially into the month of December. Opportunity awaits us all again. This is NOT a regular Bible-Bite. This is being sent to you – to encourage you to seize this month as an opportunity to share Christ in a very special…