Posts made in March, 2018


“SACRIFICE” By Susan R. Hicks Self-Sacrifice-noun- The giving up of one’s own interest or wishes in order to help others to advance a cause.  Synonyms: self-denial, selflessness As a Christian when the word sacrifice comes to mind my thoughts, heart and soul turn to Jesus Christ and the sacrifice he made for a sinner like me and for the whole world. It is impossible for me to understand that God would send His only Son to earth as a...

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“Sacrifice” by Jeff Ray Did you ever read a story or hear a song and think “that’s what I would say if I only knew how to say it”?  That’s what happened when I did an internet search on “sacrifice”. You may know the name Mitch Albom.  He is a sports journalist turned New York Times best selling novelist.  His book “The 5 People You Meet In Heaven” is the story of a man’s experiences in heaven.  And the way heaven works is, when you...

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“Sacrifice” There is scarcely a religion throughout human history that does not include some ritual of sacrifice. At a basic level, the religious idea of sacrifice is primarily founded upon the belief in the deity and an active desire to worship that supernatural being. It may seem surprising, but the ritualistic practices of the Hebrews in the Old Testament (stone altars, sacrifices of animals, burnt offerings, etc.) are not what...

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“SACRIFICE” by Leslie Richardson Smith What do you think of when you hear the word “sacrifice”? Do you have a positive or negative reaction to the word? Does it make you think of losing, giving away or giving up something? That’s the reaction I have on a personal level. However, sacrifice is defined as “the act of giving up something valued for the sake of something else more important or worthy.” Sacrifice is at the heart of Easter....

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