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Table for Five

A family planned a vacation to a beautiful location a day’s drive away from home.  The anticipation of the trip had built up a positive mood with everyone in the family.  They even tolerated the music found on the radio as

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Posted in Based on New Testament, Faith, Matthew

Cry, Baby

A newborn baby found great comfort in her mother’s arms.  She was a delight to hold, because her entire demeanor changed when she was picked up.  Her face relaxed, her body responded to the warmth and movement of the person

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Posted in God's Will, Matthew, Parables

Curious Crowds

A woman was treated for mental instability after her family was killed in a tragic accident.  She had contemplated suicide and attempted it once, but had failed.  Her anguish and sorrow meant little sleep, no consideration for her appearance, and

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Watching From Afar – Part I

The coward watched from the sidelines, envious of the athlete’s endurance and strength.  If only he had the same physique, he would do even more.  He wouldn’t bully others who were less than him and he wouldn’t take his beautiful girl

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Questionable Attire

The medical technician began purchasing her scrubs from a specialty store across the country from her.  She paid a high price for the particular scrubs, and was very satisfied with how they fit and looked. She was a bit hesitant

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Posted in Based on New Testament, Judging, Matthew

Growing Old – Part II

Click here to read Growing Old – Part I In his fifties, and now satisfied with a normal life again, the man had a conversation with his father.  He had watched his father becoming frail and forgetful.  The idea of

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Posted in Based on New Testament, Fear, Matthew

Growing Old – Part I

The boy just shook his head whenever anyone tried to tease him about girls.  He was much more interested in playing ball with his friends.  He dreamed of professional sports and the attention and fame that would bring.   He had even memorized

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Posted in Based on New Testament, Matthew, Repentance

An Instant Hero

A teenager from a poor family was in a convenience store when a robbery took place.  The two men robbing the cashier had not noticed him, and he remained hidden until an opportune moment.   He crept forward and poured motor oil

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Posted in Based on New Testament, Matthew, Pride

A Loyal Fan

At a young age, a boy decided to follow a particular sports team.  His parents allowed his preference and occasionally indulged him with a jersey or banner.  Once he committed to the team his parents were surprised to discover he

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Posted in Based on New Testament, Matthew, Repentance

Identity Fraud

A man in a country where ethnic cleansing was starting decided to flee to a neighboring country.  He changed his appearance and his clothes to look more acceptable to the neighboring country.  He paid for documents that validated he had

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