Text: Joshua It was going to be a great Christmas. I could hardly wait until the kids saw all the neat toys waiting under the tree–games that lit up and buzzed, tanks that fired plastic missiles, cars that raced on a winding track. But as they eagerly ripped open the packages, I noticed for the   Read More …

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Text: Joshua Many Christians are like a man who comes home and finds his house flooded because he forgot to turn off the bathtub faucet. Frantically he grabs a mop and begins sweeping out the water–but the bathtub faucet is still running wide open. After a few frenzied swipes, he sees he’s making no headway   Read More …

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Text: Joshua 3 It’s sobering to realize that one day can alter your entire life. In just twenty-four hours your world, with its hopes and plans, can be reduced to ashes–or it can be wondrously transformed beyond your wildest expectations. The direction of world history has often been determined by the events of a single   Read More …

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Text:  Joshua 1,3,7 As a kid I loved it when the family talked about taking a trip. I remember Dad bringing home road maps of the states we wanted to visit, and in the evening we would spread them on the floor and choose the easiest route and the best places to stop. Of course,   Read More …

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Text: Joshua 1:5-9 Not long ago I flew to a northern city for a speaking engagement.  A man I had never seen was to meet me at the airport. But when I entered the terminal, no one approached me.  Many people were waiting to meet arriving passengers, but none headed in my direction.  After a   Read More …

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