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Having a Fit

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Henry Martyn was a 19th century British missionary who left behind a glittering academic career at Cambridge to go to India and Persia for Christ. He was only twenty-four years of age when he left the British Isles. It took him almost a year to get there and he was...

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Precious Memories

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Any visit to Washington D.C. would be incomplete without a stroll along Massachusetts Avenue where you pass roughly 50 foreign embassies housed in mansions that range from the elegant, to the imposing, to the out there. Many consider the 4-acre British Embassy the crown jewel of the row....

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Wicked Good

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When June and I lived in the United Kingdom, one of our favorite confectionary shops was a store called Thornton's. They were known for their chocolates and toffee. Our friends and family knew this, and so when Christmas, and other special occasions rolled round,...

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You Are Richer Than You Think

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The guy was obviously down in the mouth as he sat on the park bench. He was so depressed looking that a policeman who was patrolling the area sat down, and sought to console him. "Something the...

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Taking Care of Business

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In the movie The Taking of Pelham 123, a New York City subway dispatcher, Walter Barger (Denzel Washington), is called upon by the police and FBI to draw from his extensive knowledge of the subway system in order to help outsmart a dangerous criminal mastermind...

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Go Easy

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John Wesley, the great Methodist evangelist, was once crossing the Atlantic on his way to America with Mr. Olgethorpe, who was to be the governor of Savannah, Georgia. On one particular day during the voyage, Wesley heard a great commotion down in the governor's cabin....

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Show Some Gratitude

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The guy was obviously down in the mouth as he sat on the park bench. He was so depressed looking that a policeman who was patrolling the area sat down and sought to console him. "Something the matter?" asked the policeman of the young man who was staring into space....

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You Have the Right to Remain Silent

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In 1758, Princeton College called Jonathan Edwards to be their next President. The New England theologian went ahead of his wife, Sarah, to begin the new job while she stayed back to wrap things up on the home front. In the in-between,...

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Look Who's Talking

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During my time as a police officer in N. Ireland we were shown a training video that advocated the importance of speaking positively to oneself should you be shot or seriously injured in the line of duty. Speaking calmly, consistently, and confidently to oneself about a positive...

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Free Speech

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In "Lectures to My Students" the great English preacher C. H. Spurgeon, recounts the memory of a friend of Martin Luther regarding the great Protestant Reformer's praying. Theodorus said of Luther, "I overheard him in prayer, but good God, with what life and spirit did he pray!...

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