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Distractions

Distractions

38 Now it happened as they went that He entered a certain village; and a certain woman named Martha welcomed Him into her house. 39 And she had a sister called Mary, who also sat at Jesus’ feet and heard…

“Martha, Martha”

“Martha, Martha”

On the southeastern slopes of the Mount of Olives, about 2 miles east of Jerusalem, lay the small village of Bethany, where lived three of Jesus’ most intimate friends:  Lazarus and his sisters, Mary and Martha. Luke 10:38-42 records a…

THE TRAIL OF THE SERPENT

THE TRAIL OF THE SERPENT

Not long ago I was looking among a pile of old books and I picked up one which had a chapter headed, “The Trail of the Serpent.” The chapter began by saying that “there is a dead-line of hate between…

Cause of Death? Snakebite

Cause of Death? Snakebite

Silas Barnsworthy, while hunting rabbits one day in West Texas, had the misfortune to step on a diamondback rattlesnake. The snake, unappreciative of such treatment, struck at Mr. Barnsworthy, sinking fangs into his leg, and injecting its venom. Mr. Barnsworthy…

Your Neighbor

Your Neighbor

You may or may not know me by name. I’m the guy who works the same shift at the plant. I’m the woman who sat at a nearby table the other day at the doughnut shop. I’m the grease-stained mechanic…