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Around The Cross We See… Part 1

All of us are guilty of the death of Jesus on the cross
Hebrews 6:6 (KJV)
If they shall fall away, to renew them again unto repentance; seeing they crucify to themselves the Son of God afresh, and put him to an open shame.

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A Workman’s Might

“Whatever your hands find to do, do it with all your might” (Eccl. 9:10).

It was 3:35 A.M., December 25, my 15th birthday, my third year of work as I began dressing for the light snow and 14 degree temperature waiting outside. Probably, I’d use my bike on the route today, which began four blocks from home. Kansas City Journal copies would have to be wrapped and porched, which meant walking close to houses to prevent hitting windows or milk bottles.


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You Just Don’t Get It!

“Why do you not understand what I am saying? It is because you cannot hear My word” (John 8:43 NAU).

As C. S. Lewis was about to sit for his entrance exam at Oxford, his nonchalant attitude about it greatly troubled his father, but in light of the fact that C. S. was sure that he would soon be in the infantry army fighting in W.W.I, he felt it was insane to waste anxiety on anything so hypothetical as his postwar life. His father seemed unable to fathom C. S.’s attitude. Reflecting on this, he said of his father, “He could never empty, or silence, his own mind to make room for an alien thought” (Surprised By Joy, 102).


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