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The laws of probability

Professor Peter Stoner applied the laws of probability to just eight of the Old Testament prophecies regarding Jesus Christ. He says: ‘The chance that any man might have …fulfilled all eight prophecies is one in ten to the seventeenth place. … Continue reading

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Rampant consumerism – our year-round affliction

Many of us would agree with psychologist Patricia Dalton, who says that rampant consumerism, once confined to the holidays, has become a year-round affliction. She observes unhappy people trying to fill the emptiness of their lives by irresponsible spending and … Continue reading

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It takes a great spirit to come through hardship

Four centuries ago Martin Rinkert became the minister of his hometown parish in Eilenburg, Germany. A year later the Thirty Years War broke out and Eilenburg was caught in the middle. In the midst of it a massive plague swept … Continue reading

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What makes wealth wealth?

John D. Rockerfeller at the age of fifty became the world’s first billionaire. But three years later he had a nervous breakdown. His body was racked with pain, he lost all the hair on his head, he couldn’t sleep, wouldn’t … Continue reading

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One prediction I do believe

Futurists are people who supposedly predict future trends, though we’ve usually forgotten what they said when the future arrives. However, some famous predictions have been recorded, like Thomas Watson, of IBM, who said, “I think there is a world market … Continue reading

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One of the laws of nature is that for something to become clean, something else must become dirty. Isabella of Spain used to boast that she’d had only two baths in her life – one when she was born, and … Continue reading

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Common Sense

I read about the passing of an old friend named Common Sense. He’d been around for a long time and lived by simple financial policies: like not spending more than you earn, reliable parenting strategies where the adults are in … Continue reading

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