Coins
Title Deeds
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The idea of a piece of paper which officially recognizes ownership of a piece of property is an ancient one.

Archeologists recently discovered in the desert sands of North Africa the charred remains of an inn which had been destroyed by fire nearly two thousand years ago. In an interior room were found human remains and a stone box. Inside ...

Wedding Gifts
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If you have ever attended a christian wedding ceremony the odds are overwhelming that you will have heard the Scripture passage of 1 Corinthians 13 read aloud. It’s all about love, although I’d suggest that many folks hearing it are totally unaware of what Paul is really addressing in that passage. No matter, the words, even out of context are beautifully ...

Perfection
Study
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Words sometimes change their meaning over time.

Whoever would have thought that “wicked” would have the meaning of “good” as so many milennials use it? Certainly the word “gay” has a totally different meaning today than when I was a boy! I’m sure you can come up with plenty of other examples on your own.

This ...

Into the unknown
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The Apostle Paul writing to the church at Rome, makes an intriguing assertion:

“In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans. And he who searches our hearts knows the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for God’s ...

Beehive
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"God must have loved common people. He made so many of them!” — Abraham Lincoln

When I was in business one of the lessons I learned early in my career was that the success of a business depended only slightly on the quality and efficiency of higher executives. However, without the the cooperation and enthusiasm of individual ...