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Bible Verse for Today: “In all things I gave you an example” (Acts 20:35).
Robert Pinsky wrote in The Sound of Poetry: “The art of poetry is not the words. The art of poetry is what happens inside of the listener or reader when they experience a poem.” In the same sense, we might say that Christianity is not just the words. Yes, words are necessary, for God’s Word is the word of life. However, Christianity is much more.

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Who Are You?

 
+Bible Verse for Today: “And he (Christ) died for all, that they that live should no longer live unto themselves, but unto him who for their sakes died and rose again” (II Cor. 5:15).
 
Robert S. McGee, on page 27 of his book The Search for Significance, says that most men base their self-worth on a lie propagated by Satan. That lie tells us that our self-worth is defined by our performance plus others’ opinions of us. When we believe this, we let Satan deceive us.

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Getting Over It It

Today’s Verse: “When He approached Jerusalem He saw the city and wept over it.”

There are many threats to the civilized world of today, none worse, I suppose, than that of the northern partition of Korea that’s saying it will demolish the southern section’s capital with an atomic missile attack. Even worse, much of the world is not prepared for the greatest disaster of all, for millions die each day without ever having accepted the Lord Jesus as their savior.
 
An older preacher sat in his office before the morning sermon staring out a window that overlooked the entire town. A deacon came in, saw the preacher sitting quietly, weeping, and asked why. The preacher answered, “I can see several hundred houses from here and people are going about their affairs, and most of them are lost. . . And I can’t do anything about it.”

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