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  • July 11, 2014 - Reflections

    By Jean S. Horner
    The other day while walking down a corridor in a public building, I saw what appeared to be someone walking toward me. On coming closer, I found it was my own reflection in a huge mirror. For a moment it frightened me. Somehow a full-length reflection of one’s self is a startling thing. ...


 

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January 3, 2012 - Standing Through Truth

By Scott McChrystal

“Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place” (Ephesians 6:14, NIV).

On the modern battlefield commanders employ many intelligence-gathering systems to gain “ground truth.” They need accurate information with which to make sound tactical decisions. Good decisions save lives.

Spiritually speaking, knowing the truth is even more crucial. Why? The only part of life that crosses the threshold between this world and the next is the human soul. Eternity is a long time. Where you spend it hinges on knowing the truth.

Spiritually speaking, are you standing firm with the belt of truth buckled around your waist?

The stakes are too high to do otherwise.

— Chaplain Col. (Ret.) Scott McChrystal serves as the military/VA representative for the Chaplaincy Department of the Assemblies of God. Excerpted from Daily Strength for the Battle, Volume 1.

 

 

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