1-Minute Program Archive: December 2014

I Need the Quiet

With today’s busy world, it seems as if we’re almost trying to find any and every way to pack our schedules. 

  • December 1, 2014
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Elaine Blesses through Parkinson's

My friend Elaine has Parkinson’s disease ...

  • December 2, 2014
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A Gift for Jesus

I used to wonder why – I mean, why did God choose me?!

  • December 3, 2014
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Marital Encouragement

How do you encourage your spouse? 

  • December 4, 2014
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God is My Other Eye

When Chandler was nine years old, a piece of plastic hit his face, and as a result, this young boy lost his right eye.

  • December 5, 2014
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The Best Ending

My friend Judy loves a good mystery book. 

  • December 6, 2014
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Sharon in Thailand

The other day I met Sharon, a 73-year-old missionary.

  • December 7, 2014
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Hide It In Your Heart

Growing up Reformed Episcopalian, I obediently memorized the liturgy even though the words sounded old and dusty. 

  • December 8, 2014
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Pickles and Salt

Whenever it’s cucumber season, I think about my sister Jay who lives on our family farm in Maryland. 

  • December 9, 2014
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Who is the Enemy?

You've had it happen ...

  • December 10, 2014
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Be More Like Jesus

First John chapter 2, verse 6 says, “Whoever claims to live in him must live as Jesus did.”

  • December 11, 2014
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A Different Kind of Thank You

For years, Deborah declined invitations to our Joni and Friends Family Retreat because of Dion’s severe disability. 

  • December 12, 2014
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The Brazen Altar

Whenever I study the Bible, I always like to keep a commentary at hand ...

  • December 13, 2014
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The Biggest Loser

In the times of Jesus, who was the biggest loser? 

  • December 14, 2014
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Dave the Anchorman

Not long ago, a TV anchorman named Dave Benton announced in a live television ...

  • December 15, 2014
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Dark Caverns

As a child, I once traveled with my family to see Carlsbad Cavern. 

  • December 16, 2014
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Ebenezer and the 100,000th Wheelchair

When Ebenezer was born in Uganda with physical deformities, his mother and father did ...

  • December 17, 2014
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The Spirit Helps Us

When a soldier is wounded in battle, it does no good for him to know  ...

  • December 18, 2014
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The Pool of Bethesda

I love picturing that scene by the pool of Bethesda described in John chapter 5.

  • December 19, 2014
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God's Solution to Sin

Isn’t the book of Genesis fascinating? 

  • December 20, 2014
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Job's Contentment

The Apostle Paul said in his letter to the Philippians that he had “learned to be content whatever the circumstances” … 

  • December 21, 2014
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Bonnie Hagy

I have a 70-year-old friend named Bonnie who is a polio survivor.

  • December 22, 2014
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Preparing for Revival

Who is the person who is best prepared for revival?

  • December 23, 2014
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The People Who Help

The other day I was reading in the Bible where the Amalekites attacked the Israelites. 

  • December 24, 2014
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Jesus' Prayer for You

I received a note not long ago from a man named Joe. 

  • December 25, 2014
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The Ruler of Your Heart

Do you like to schedule a regular quiet time with God in the morning? 

  • December 26, 2014
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Wang's Sacrificial Love

Most parents will do anything for their children. 

  • December 27, 2014
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King David's Final Wishes

Recently while reading through First Chronicles, I got a clear picture of King David as he was aging. 

  • December 28, 2014
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Angry at God

My friend Robert exploded at God one day when his little boy with multiple disabilities suffered yet another seizure.

  • December 29, 2014
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Campfires

In the early days of our marriage, Ken and I would go tent camping. 

  • December 30, 2014
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Love Forgets

Every parent has felt the sting of a child who lies or gets in trouble at school.

  • December 31, 2014
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