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                    [Title] => Losing and finding our lives in Him
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For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake will save it. Luke 9:24

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When the first flowers of spring bloomed in our yard, my five-year-old son waded into a patch of daffodils.

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I can hardly imagine inviting special friends over for dinner and then throwing a few leftovers into the microwave to serve up to them.

[DatePublished] => 2010-02-10 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Daily Bread [SectionUrl] => daily-bread [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 503280 [Title] => The chimp's birthday card [Summary] =>

The man said, “The woman whom You gave to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I ate.”  — Genesis 3:12

[DatePublished] => 2009-09-09 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Daily Bread [SectionUrl] => daily-bread [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 489552 [Title] => Wheelchair ride [Summary] =>

You have been my defense and refuge in the day of my trouble. — Psalm 59:16

[DatePublished] => 2009-07-25 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Daily Bread [SectionUrl] => daily-bread [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 456788 [Title] => Just jewelry? [Summary] =>

Some Christians make it a habit to wear a cross. It may be on a necklace or a lapel pin.

[DatePublished] => 2009-04-13 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Daily Bread [SectionUrl] => daily-bread [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 395001 [Title] => Glad service [Summary] => Serve the Lord with gladness; come before His presence with singing. — Psalm 100:2

As a boy, I never shared my father’s enthusiasm for the soil. For several summers he had a little plot of ground in the country where he planted a garden. It provided physical therapy and relaxation for him, as well as a bountifully laden table for family and friends.
[DatePublished] => 2007-04-18 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Daily Bread [SectionUrl] => daily-bread [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 351825 [Title] => Walking away [Summary] => My Presence will go with you, and I will give you rest. – Exodus 33:14

After winning a bronze medal in the 2004 Olympics in Athens, wrestler Rulon Gardner took off his shoes, placed them in the center of the mat, and walked away in tears. Through that symbolic act, Gardner announced his retirement from the sport which had defined his life for many years.
[DatePublished] => 2006-08-10 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Daily Bread [SectionUrl] => daily-bread [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 273065 [Title] => Bearing His cross [Summary] => They compelled a certain man, Simon a Cyrenian, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to bear His cross. Mark 15:21

In the eyes of most people in the crowd, Jesus was a common criminal going to the place of execution. So to help Him bear His cross was both degrading and humiliating.
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Pastor and author Joseph Parker (1830-1902) commented about the closing words of ISAIAH 35:10, "Sorrow and sighing shall flee away." He said, "Looking through the dictionary, you will occasionally come across a word marked ‘obsolete’. The time is coming when the two words sorrow and sighing shall be obsolete. The things which mar life here and now will then belong to the past."
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