Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

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Only today counts

There are two days in every week that we should not worry about, two days that should be kept free from fear and apprehension. One is yesterday with its mistakes and cares. Its faults and blunders, its aches and pains. Yesterday has passed forever beyond our control. All the money in the world cannot bring back yesterday. We cannot undo a single act we

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Don’t Quit

The piano on the brown curtain background

Wishing to encourage her young son’s progress on the piano, a mother took her boy to a piano concert. After they were seated, the mother spotted an old friend in the audience and walked down the aisle to greet her. Seizing the opportunity to explore the wonders of the concert hall, the little boy rose and eventually made his way through a door marked

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The 23rd Psalm

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A Sunday school teacher asked her class if anyone could quote the entire 23rd Psalm. A golden-haired, four-and-a-half-year-old girl was among those who raised their hands. A bit skeptical, the teacher asked if she could really quote the entire psalm. The little girl came to the front of the room, faced the class, made a perky little bow, and said, “The Lord is my

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Letters From Our Listeners–August 2016

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Some encouraging emails we received in August from our listeners around the world: Location: Kenya Comments: Allworship, you truly bless me at all times. Today’s message reminded me of God’s Protection. I am a young Christian from Kenya. In spite of that, I have this deep desire of knowing my God through Jesus Christ and you guys just do the perfect Job. I pray

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Cherish Each Day

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Today, when I awoke, I suddenly realized that this is the best day of my life. Ever. There were times when I wondered if I would make it to today. But I did! And, because I did, I’m going to celebrate! Today, I’m going to celebrate what an unbelievable life I have had so far: the accomplishments, the many blessings, and, yes, even the

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Someone Else’s Obituary

Flowers on a tombstone in a cemetery with headstones in the background

Our church was saddened to learn this week of the death of one of our most valued members, Someone Else. Someone’s passing creates a vacancy that will be difficult to fill. Else has been with us for many years and for every one of those years, Someone Else did far more than a normal person’s share of the work. Whenever there was a job

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A Black Hole

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On February 20, 1962, the spacecraft Friendship 7 rose on a pillar of fire, piloted by lone astronaut John Glenn. Leaving the coast of Florida far behind, the space capsule orbited the earth three times, traveling 81,000 miles in less than four hours. As the craft began its descent from space, mission controllers in Houston received a warning signal: a sensor indicated that the

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God’s View of Work

Happy team of young business people working together in office.

Bonnie Wurzbacher, the Vice President for Coca-Cola, said something radical if not revolutionary. Speaking of her career and vocational journey, she remarked, “Where once I thought a job should be meaningful, now I realize the worker brings meaning to the job.” That is at least radical for most of us. So often we look for a job that is meaningful, as if meaningful can

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Perspective

Cute little baby clothes hanging on the washing line in the sunshine in a green spring garden.

A young couple moves into a new neighborhood. The next morning while they are eating breakfast, the young woman sees her neighbor hanging the wash outside. “That laundry is not very clean,” she said. “She doesn’t know how to wash correctly. Perhaps she needs better laundry soap.” Her husband looked on, but remained silent. Every time her neighbor would hang her wash to dry,

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