Truth Matters

The weekly devotional of Philip De Courcy

Dec302013

LEARN TO SAY NO

 

A man unpacked his lunch in the factory cafeteria, and complained to his fellow worker, “I don’t believe it, bologna again! This is the fourth straight day I have had this!” His fellow worker responded, “Well, why don’t you tell your wife you’re...Read more

Dec172013

DONT STOP THINKING ABOUT TOMORROW

 

There is a sense in which the study of prophecy does for us what travelling into space has done for the scientific world. Scientists have learned much about our world by going outside it through space travel, and looking back. They have learned...Read more

Dec112013

WHAT JUST HAPPENED

 

I once read about a man whose name was mistakenly printed in the obituary column of the local newspaper. As you can imagine no one likes to wake up in the morning, and find out that they are already dead. Livid the man...Read more

Nov192013

NOT HALF BAD

 

Not long ago I found myself sitting outside my local carwash waiting for my car to get dried, and polished off. The carwash attendants were hard at work returning our vehicles to their pristine look. It was a beautiful day, the sun was...Read more

Nov122013

STAY IN TOUCH

 

The man was on his way to the county fair. He had a chicken in one hand, a pig under his other arm, and a basket on his head. Along the way, he became lost. As he tried to decide which direction to...Read more

Nov052013

SHUTTING DOWN THE RUMOR MILL

 

A judge was campaigning for reelection. He had a reputation for integrity, and his life was marked by charity within the community. Yet his opponent sought to drag his reputation through the mud in a vicious campaign against him. His adversary worked overtime...Read more

Oct292013

RISKING IT ALL

 

Before there was Federal Express there was the Pony Express. The Pony Express was a private express company that carried mail, $2.50 an ounce, by an organized relay of horseback riders. The eastern end was in St. Joseph, Missouri, and the western terminal...Read more

Oct232013

SETTING PRIORITIES

 

Filmmaker Walt Disney was known for chopping anything from his movies that got in the way of the story’s progress and pace. Ward Kimball can attest to that fact! Ward Kimball, one of the animators for Snow White, recalls working 240 days on...Read more

Oct152013

ANOTHER ATTACK IS COMING

 

In 1984, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher narrowly escaped with her life after two bombs exploded in the Grand Hotel in Brighton, England, where she was staying along with many other government figures. They were there for the national...Read more

Oct012013

HAVING A FIT

 

Henry Martyn was a 19th century British missionary who left behind a glittering academic career at Cambridge to go to India and Persia for Christ. He was only twenty-four years of age when he left the British Isles. It...Read more

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