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November 2000
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Self-service or God’s service?

I have recently been studying the Book of Haggai for a course I teach on prophecy. The message of Haggai begins by stating a problem: the Hebrews have returned from exile in Babylon in order to build the temple in Jerusalem. But the people are saying that ‘the time has not yet come’ (1:2).…

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October 2000
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In Tombstone, Arizona, there is a cemetery dating from cowboy days called Boot Hill. On one of the grave-markers is scrawled the following inscription: Here lies Les More. He took three slugs From a fourty-four. No less, no more. Have you ever thought about what you would like carved or inscribed on your tombstone?…

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September 2000
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I was recently reading the familiar story of Jesus’ birth in Luke 2:8-20. It is in this passage that we read how the birth of Christ was first announced to mankind. Normally, in ancient times, when a king’s son was born, there was a grand public announcement accompanied by great public rejoicing and celebration.…

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