Why is America prosperous and the Philippines are not

Question: It seems that the recession has had little effect on the call centers here because a lot of companies are in need of manpower. A visiting preacher had announced the deferment of some of his benevolence because some of the brethren where he is from are getting laid off from their jobs. It is…

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Should I go out for college basketball?

Question: I played junior college basketball. I got sidetracked and started looking at other things that were selfish and were all about me. I stopped taking basketball seriously and basically quit going in my sophomore year. Recently year a kid that played behind me in high school walked on at the university and now is…

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Envy

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2007/10/Envy.mp3 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton I.         Most of us understand that it is wrong to be envious.             A.        Though most of us have only a vague idea what envy means.             B.        Often we confuse it with jealousy. II.        The meaning of envy             A.        “To look with ill-will, to look against.”             B.        “Chagrin or discontent at the excellence or good fortune of…

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I think I’m being too controlling

Question: My being too controlling on the kids is generally directed toward my eldest. He is a great child: very respectful, wins awards for citizenship, and all the teachers adore him and praise him. My problem is I snap at him for anything. Instead of being able to let it roll off, I have to…

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Love Is …

In learning the craft of needlepoint, a person will sometimes work on a sampler. The sampler generally contains a notable quotation and a variety of images and scrollwork to demonstrate the different stitches mastered. Bible verses are often selected for the basic text, and one of the most popular selections is I Corinthians 13:4-8: Love suffers…

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