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It's Time to Make Time

Is accurate word-for-word memorization worth the time? We can semi-learn, recite-and-run, and skip review altogether. But, "every word of God is pure…" (Prov. 30:5). Since God has preserved His Word without error, won’t we care to know it deeply and exactly? The keys to accuracy are thorough ...
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Sundays & School Zones

“Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days you shall labor and do all your work." -Exodus 20:8-9 Nobody likes driving through school zones. Well, at least I don’t. Watching my speedometer fall from 40 to 20 MPH each morning during my commute is a painful experience — especially when ...
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The Failure of Forgetting

“I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.” (Exodus 20:2) When God gave the Ten Commandments to Moses, He began with a reminder of Israel’s deliverance from Egypt. The Lord’s promise to “deliver them out of the hand of the Egyptians” ...
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After the Ballot Box

“If My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.” (2 Chronicles 7:14) As election season ends, our country’s need for healing and unity is ...
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The Man Who Took a Bullet for Reagan, And the One Who Took the Cross for Me

"For there is one God and one Mediator between God and men, the Man Christ Jesus." (1 Timothy 2:5) Everywhere the President goes, he is surrounded by members of the Secret Service. These highly-trained guards protect current and former presidents, vice presidents, nominees of major political ...
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Swordless

"And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God." (Ephesians 6:17) The morning dawned early with a deafening roar as massing enemy troops shouted across the ravine. Smoke from a thousand torches boiled up into the sky. “Look lively!” cried the sergeant ...
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What Does Your Memory Actually Do?

"Beware that you do not forget the Lord your God..." (Deut. 8:11) The cover story for the November 2007 issue of National Geographic features a fascinating analysis of the human memory. The article tells the story of AJ, a 41-year-old-woman with an amazing ability to remember nearly every moment of ...
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The Life-Changing Love of God

“Now there was leaning on Jesus’ bosom one of His disciples, whom Jesus loved.” (John 13:23) The Gospel of John is incredibly unique. The writings of Matthew, Mark and Luke were written not long after the resurrection, and they are referred to by many as Synoptic Gospels based on their ...
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Remember This

"I remembered Your judgments of old, O Lord, And have comforted myself." (Psalm 119:52) The cover story for the November 2007 issue of National Geographic features a fascinating analysis of the human memory. The article tells the story of AJ, a 41-year-old-woman with an amazing ability to remember ...
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4 Excuses for Not Memorizing Scripture

Princes persecute me without a cause, But my heart stands in awe of Your word. (Psalm 119:161) If the thought of memorizing Scripture makes you cringe, then you know how I felt six years ago when I was challenged to start memorizing myself. It took me about four seconds to come up with a list of ...
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