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To Be Famous

The politician’s husband stared down at his wedding band and waited.  The court was still in session, but the verdict was already evident to him. Although the lawyer had cast some doubt, the evidence seemed clear that she had taken

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Posted in Based on New Testament, Matthew, Temptation

Polite Conversation

A man booked a flight to a distant and unfamiliar location based on credible reports that it was full of opportunity in his field of work. Trying to save on expenses, he didn’t purchase the option to change or cancel

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Posted in Based on New Testament, Faith, Matthew

The Warden

  A corrupt prison warden held his power by fear and years of using bribes and promises to maintain his position. He had been a warden for a long time, and planned to remain in charge another three years and

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Posted in Based on New Testament, Fear, Matthew

Tattooed Employee

A small business owner enjoyed modest success for about ten years.  A change in business strategy suddenly increased her sales dramatically. She sought temporary help while advertising for new employees. One prospective temp brought by the agency had tattoos; to

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Posted in Based on New Testament, Judging, Matthew

A Promising Athlete – Part II

(Continued from Part I) The young athlete joined a small college team. He showed little initiative, and often found himself on the bench in practice.   The team was introduced to the newly recruited star player of the team. Right away

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Posted in Based on New Testament, Matthew, Salvation

A Promising Athlete

A high school athlete showed great promise in his abilities and mental focus.  He gained the admiration of his teammates not by his talent, but by his attitude and they celebrated his successes. His coach recognized his potential, but challenged

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Posted in Based on New Testament, Matthew, Praise & Worship

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