A Bottle of Oil
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It was November, 1966. My husband was in the Army and I was at home with our young son. Our second child was due in January. The princely sum of $183.10 a month (the Army allotment for dependents) didn’t go very far. First, I would lay aside the tithe, then the house payment of $64. … [Click to read more …]

Inside Story: The Noisy Neighbor
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 by Bobby Wagh Raju heard the singing coming from the neighbor’s house and turned his music up as loud as possible. Sometimes he could still hear the singing, and he shouted abuses at the little group of Adventist believers who worshipped next door.1 Other neighbors avoided confronting Raju about his actions. They left the troublesome … [Click to read more …]

Never Give Up
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“because she thought, If I just touch his clothes, I will be healed.” Mark 5:28, NIV Twelve years before, two events had taken place that would come together later on a single day in Jesus’ ministry.  At that time, Jesus himself was a young man still working in Joseph’s carpenter shop in Nazareth. He had … [Click to read more …]