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My Experience With “The Honor Code”

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD Many years ago, while one of my sons was away from home attending college, he called and complained about how restrictive and ridiculous the ‘honor code’ system was at the church sponsored university he was attending. As he put it, “I am a grown adult. I served a two-year full-time mission and I […]

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Thou Shalt Not Covet For A Reason (It Makes Us Unhappy!)

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD “Thou shalt not covet” (Exodus 20:17) declared the Lord from Mt Sinai to the prophet Moses. How much unhappiness has been caused by the disobedience to this basic tenet of Christianity? I think most people think the reason that the Lord gave this commandment is that coveting will ultimately lead to inappropriate actions. And […]

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The Nose Of The Camel

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD “One cold night, as an Arab sat in his tent, a camel gently thrust his nose under the flap and looked in. “Master,” he said, “let me put my nose in your tent. It’s cold and stormy out here.” “By all means,” said the Arab, “and welcome” as he turned over and […]

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Its Useless!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD The story is told of a kind couple who visited an elderly man in the hospital who was in his last hours of life. With death at the doorstep and no apparent hope, the woman visiting, trying to be kind, said to the dying man, “You have such nice hair.” To which […]

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