Monthly Archives: June 2012

“What is a Jesus freak?”


The phrase “Jesus freak” was originally used to demean/insult Christians involved with the Jesus Movement in the 1960s and 1970s. It was primarily directed towards “Bible thumpers” and those who were especially aggressive in their evangelistic efforts. The core meaning … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “Goodbye Mother”


Goodbye Mother A young man was walking through a supermarket to pick up a few things when he noticed an old lady following him around. Thinking nothing of it, he ignored her and continued on. Finally he went to the … Continue reading

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“What does the Bible say about healing?”


Isaiah 53:5, which is then quoted in 1 Peter 2:24, is a key verse on healing, but it is often misunderstood and misapplied. “But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “A Bad Day”


A Bad Day This little guy is sitting at the bar just staring at his drink. He’s been sitting there for half an hour when this big trouble-making truck driver steps next to him, grabs his drink and gulps it … Continue reading

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“How can we recognize the voice of God?”


 This question has been asked by countless people throughout the ages. Samuel heard the voice of God, but did not recognize it until he was instructed by Eli (1 Samuel 3:1-10). Gideon had a physical revelation from God, and he … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “The Flagpole”


The Flagpole A group of managers were given the assignment to measure the height of a flagpole. So, they go out to the flagpole with ladders and tape measures. Soon, they’re falling off the ladders, dropping the tape measures… the … Continue reading

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“Why should the Bible be our source for morality?”


 If the Bible isn’t the Christian’s source for morality, then the question needs to be asked, “What should be?” The Christian worldview is based on two foundational axioms: 1) God exists, and 2) God has spoken to us in the Bible. … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “A Letter for Ann Landers”


A Letter for Ann Landers I have a problem concerning my girlfriend, whom I wish to marry. I have two brothers; one is a musician, the other was recently executed by electric chair for murder. My mother died from suicide … Continue reading

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“What is the meaning and purpose of saying grace before a meal?”


“Saying grace” refers to the practice of thanking God for the food before a meal. It is also called “saying the blessing.” Such prayers follow the examples of Jesus and the apostle Paul, both of whom “said grace” before meals … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “Exercises for the 21st Century”


Exercises for the New Century Physical exercise is good for you. I know that I should do it daily, but my body doesn’t want me to do too much, so I have worked out this program of strenuous activities that … Continue reading

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