Illustrations

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Talents

Haddon Robinson tells of a concert violinist whose brother was a bricklayer. One day a woman began gushing to the bricklayer about how wonderful it was to be in the family of that violinist. But not wanting to insult the bricklayer, she ...

Anger

In his book The 7 Sins of Highly Defective People, Rick Ezell writes: When my wife and I were in London one spring, we discovered that some of the bombs dropped on England are still killing people. Sometimes they are discovered and some...

Thankfulness | Providence

In his Church & Culture blog, James Emery White shared this story: The barracks where Corrie Ten Boom and her sister Betsy were kept in the Nazi concentration camp Ravensbruck were terribly overcrowded and flea-infested. They had been ab...

Thanksgiving as Service

The church had gathered to pray for a needy family around Thanksgiving. The family needed food, so folks from the church got together to pray for them. While the prayer meeting was going on, a young boy came and knocked on the door of th...

Forgiveness

In his Turning Point devotional, David Jeremiah tells the story of poet Edwin Markham, who – as he approached retirement – discovered that the man to whom he had entrusted his financial portfolio had spent every single penny. Markh...