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The Mystery of HD 140283, a Star Older Than the Universe

A mysterious star resides 190 light years away from Earth in the constellation of Libra. Named HD 140283 by the astronomers who discovered it over 100 years ago, the star’s mystery is not due to its existence, but ...

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Top 10 Benefits of Prayer

Praying regularly can have many positive effects on a person's health and wellbeing. From reducing stress to improving your attitude, here are just a few reasons why you should consider frequent prayer.

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Seven Deadly Sins - Pride, Part 2

Pride is a driving force in drama. Combine pride with ambition and greed and you can bring down the hero and/or villain. “Beauty and the Beast” opens with the Beast refusing to provide shelter for the old wom ...

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Seven Deadly Sins- Pride, Part 1

Pride is defined as “a high or inordinate opinion of one's own dignity, importance, merit, or superiority, whether as cherished in the mind or as displayed in bearing, conduct, etc.” Probably the most famous ...

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Seven Deadly Sins — Envy

Ever wonder where the phrase “green-eyed monster” comes from? The green-eyed monster refers to someone who is motivated by jealousy and envy. The first recorded use of the phrase is from Shakespeare. During t ...

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Seven Deadly Sins — Wrath

Wrath is defined as “intense anger.” The Catholic Encyclopedia says that it is a desire of vengeance and that “it becomes sinful when it is sought to wreak vengeance upon one who has not deserved it, or ...

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Psalms of Encouragement

Even though National Poetry Month has come and gone, let’s take a look at the Psalms. Most scholars consider Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and Song of Solomon poetic books. The Psalms are some of the most lyr ...

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Seven Deadly Sins - Sloth

The adorable animal that’s called a sloth is a good example of the sin this week. It only moves about 41 yards each day. It has an extremely slow metabolic rate, which gives it the sluggish pace in the forest. A sl ...

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Salt in the New Testament

One of the most famous references to salt is from Matthew 5, when Jesus is preaching the Sermon on the Mount. The disciples are referred to as “the salt of the earth.” Matthew Henry’s Bible Commentary e ...

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What Role Does Salt Play in the Old Testament?

Salt is mentioned throughout the Bible, in both the Old and New Testaments. Understanding its role in ancient times can help you understand scripture. In Israel, the Dead Sea was a source of salt, which in the Old Testam ...

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