My Brother’s Keeper

Cain, a farmer and his younger brother, Abel, a shepherd each presented an offering to God. God accepted Abel's gift of the best of his flock but He rejected Cain's offering of the fruits from the ground. God promised the angry, dejected Cain that if he did right, He would accept him but, Cain, later …

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Call on the Lord’s Name

And whoever calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved - Acts 2:21, MEV iStock Photo The apostle Paul further explains why by calling on the name of Jesus, a person will be saved. In his letter to the Romans, he wrote, "that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe …

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Be Thankful

And Moses said, “The people whom I am among are six hundred thousand men on foot; yet You have said, ‘I will give them meat, that they may eat for a whole month.’ 22 Shall flocks and herds be slaughtered for them, to provide enough for them? Or shall all the fish of the sea be gathered together for them, to provide enough for …

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Ellen G. White

The words of the Bible, and the Bible alone, should be heard from the pulpit - Ellen G. White, Brainy Quote Ellen G. White born Ellen Harmon was born and raised in a Christian home. Her father was a Methodist. When her family accepted William Miller teachings regarding the imminent return of the Lord, they …

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Cinnamon

I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon - Proverbs 7:17 Getty Images Cinnamon has been around since Biblical times. Imported to Egypt as early as 2000 BC, it was used for embalming their dead and for flavoring food and cosmetics. It is believed that Moses used it as an anointing oil. Cinnamon …

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Emily’s Birthday Party

As Shiloh waited for the bus which would take her to Mr. Gladstone's place, she began to feel nervous. This was the first time that he would see her with her natural hair. Would he like it? She hoped with all her heart that he would. Everyone did--her family and her friends. They all thought …

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Dinner with Alanis

It was Sunday evening and the sun was just setting. He was on his way to Jacksonville where Alanis lived when he decided to drive to Gray Whale Cove. He got out of the car and made his way gingerly down the steep steps. He stood facing the ocean, breathing in the tangy salt air …

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Eye of the Beholder

I know a lot of women, even some of my friends still wonder how Artun could be in love with me. I'm not beautiful and I don't have nice skin. Right now I have little bumps on my face. And I'm not slim like my sister, Thea. I have the apple shaped body which means …

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Melania Approaches Matt

Melania went into Home Depot and saw Matt in the section with the lamps. Taking a deep breath, she walked up to him. "Hello, Matt," she said quietly. He turned and his expression became guarded. "Hello, Mel." "What are you doing here?" "Looking for shady lamps." "Oh. Is Gina with you?" "No. The lamps are …

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Love and the Rose

Love is like a red rose. The red is passion. Love when reciprocated, has a sweet and intoxicating smell. The thorn is the pain of love when it goes bad or turns cold. Love, like the rose, blooms. It may take time but one day, the love will be fully developed. It shouldn't be rushed. …

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