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Mother’s Hands

A young mother laid her baby girl to sleep in her cradle. I’ll just go to the neighbors for a minute to visit, she thought to herself. I haven’t had time to talk to her for such a long time. But while she and the neighbor were chatting, the city fire alarm sent a chill…

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Missing Grandpa

Rebecca loved her grandpa! How many of you have to travel quite a ways to see your grandma and grandpa? And some of you can only go to visit them for a vacation or for Christmas? Well, Rebecca was lucky because her grandma and grandpa lived in the same town she did. In fact, the…

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Lucky

A jogger noticed a large poster tacked to a tree in her neighborhood. The first word that caught her eye was printed in big black letters: “REWARD! $100.00!” The jogger was curious, and certainly interested in a reward, so she read on: LOST DOG! Black and tan dog of Poodle and German Shepherd descent. Flea-bitten…

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Little Seka’s Big Decision

Seka lives in Ivory Coast, West Africa. From the time he was born, his parents, who were Seventh-day Adventists, had family worship every day. His father and mother told him the stories of the Bible. Every Sabbath, Seka and his family went to Sabbath School. At Sabbath School he learned to sing the songs that…

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Lahemane Mushe

The three boys stopped dead in their tracks. They were three boys from Sierra Leone. But who on earth was he? Only moments before, the three of them had been chattering their way down the path that led from the school to the headmaster’s house where they were hired to do household chores. Now they…

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Keeper of the Light

Mary’s father was the keeper of a lighthouse on the coast of England. The light of these lamps shines at night to guide ships on their way and to keep them from dangerous rocks and shoals. The lighthouse seems to say: “Take care, sailors, for rocks and sands are here. Keep a good lookout and…

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Jon’s Hard Lesson

Jon and Brent could hardly wait to leave on vacation. Mom and Dad had talked with them the night before about all the interesting places they would be visiting and had given each of them some spending money. This money, Dad explained, was their very own and they could choose how they would spend it.…

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Jamie’s Dilemma

Jamie sat on the porch next to his suitcase with a worried frown on his face. His mother and dad had just given him some news he wasn’t at all sure he liked. The morning had started out all right. Mom had made pancakes for breakfast and Jamie liked pancakes. But after the blessing, Dad…

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How Spot and Stripe Made Peace

This story illustrates in a striking way how human beings are connected together through their Creator. You will need a number of small blocks of wood or cardboard for the wall, a small mirror, two small sticks, and two simple mitten-style hand puppets, one with a spotted face and the other with stripes. Spot: (He…

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How Jeff Witnessed During the Forest Fire

Jeff Crandall leaned on his hoe. Another row and a half of string beans, and he would have the garden weeded for a couple of weeks at least. He heard the roar of a plane overhead. He looked at the billowing cloud of smoke rising, hot and glowing. It was behind Rattlesnake Ridge only three…

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