The Broken Key

Blank Sheet In A Typewriter

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Two Horses

Two Horses Nuzzling

Just up the road from my home is a field with two horses in it. From a distance, each horse looks like any other horse. But if you stop your car, or are walking by, you will notice something special. Looking into the eyes of one horse will disclose that he is blind. His owner has chosen not to have him put down, but

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How To Be A Godly Father

Father With His Little Daughter Reads The Bible

Many men desire to be good fathers, but what really matters is whether or not they are godly fathers. Here are four Biblical principles that, by God’s grace, can be used to lay a sound foundation in helping fathers become godly fathers. First, godly fathers are first godly men. It doesn’t work for fathers to bail out and say to their children, “Do as

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Need Washing?


A little girl had been shopping with her Mom in Walmart. She must have been six years old, this beautiful red haired, freckle faced image of innocence. It was pouring outside. The kind of rain that gushes over the top of rain gutters, so much in a hurry to hit the earth it has no time to flow down the spout. We all stood

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Jesus, Our Friend

Parent Holds The Hand Of A Small Child

When Jesus came into the world in human form, He changed our relationship with God forever. He made it possible for us to become adopted sons and daughters in God’s family, co-heirs with Him to the gift of eternal life with the Father. But He gave us another gift few of us ever open: His friendship. He experienced firsthand the loneliness of being human,

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A Good Name


“A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, Loving favor rather than silver and gold.” – Proverbs 22:1 What’s the status of your name? Would you say it is good? Do you even care how those around you view your name? I’m not talking about the actual name. Mine is Brian. There is nothing fancy about that as over one million

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Like Jesus

Concept conceptual black cross or religion symbol man silhouette

The Word became flesh and made His dwelling among us. John 1:14. Whether they are traveling through a small farming town in Nebraska, a surfing village in California or an industrial community in Pennsylvania, politicians love to show how they can relate to the people in that area. But the sad thing is that they can’t really meet those people on the same level.

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Man Shall Not Live by Bread Alone

Bread on white isolated

“But he [Jesus] answered and said, “It is written, ‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God.’” Matthew 4:4 “Man shall not live by bread alone.” You may have heard that phrase once in your life and wondered where it came from. Well, it was Jesus quoting a passage from the Old Testament of

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Letters From Our Listeners—June 2015


Some encouraging emails we received in June from our listeners around the world: Location: South Africa Comments: Your weekly email is one e-mail that I send to everyone in the office, Christian and non-Christian because they are so thought provoking. Here in South Africa, we need this type of food for thought otherwise we just get wrapped up in all the wrongs that are

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