Archive for December, 2015

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Do We Want Heavenly Father To Be Our Personal Genie?

TheDiscipleMD As a young boy I read the story of Aladdin’s Lamp. As you know Aladdin was a poor young man who came into possession of a lamp that when rubbed, produced a Genie who fulfilled his every wish. More recently some of you might remember a TV show I used to watch as a […]

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On The Sixth Day Of Christmas- It’s True Meaning!

TheDiscipleMD (The short Christmas story below was originally published in the December 14, 1982 issue of Woman’s Day magazine.) Christmas Story: For the Man Who Hated Christmas By Nancy W. Gavin “It’s just a small, white envelope stuck among the branches of our Christmas tree. No name, no identification, no inscription. It has peeked through […]

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Our Duty To Rescue!

TheDiscipleMD The story is often told that during a severe storm in Holland a few years ago, a ship was sinking offshore and volunteers manned rowboats to rescue the stranded sailors.  It took great courage and strength to row through the treacherous waves in reaching the endangered vessel.  Although they finally arrived at the ship, they […]

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A Magic Christmas Moment At Nordstroms

TheDiscipleMD Shopping at any mall during the hectic Christmas season can chase away the whole spirit of the season.   But a few years ago my daughter, a newly married poor student, was working at a Nordstrom Department Store.   As she led a woman customer around the clothing department in which she worked, the woman asked for her […]

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