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The Strongest Love – A devotional by Ruth Bell Graham

“You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly. . . . God demonstrates His own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” (Romans 5:6, 8)
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Broken Bread – a poem by Ruth Bell Graham

And it came to pass, as he sat at meat with them, he took bread, and blessed it, and brake, and gave to them. (Luke 24:30)
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A Poem by Ruth Bell Graham

I climbed the hills through yesterday: and I am young and strong again; my children climb These hills with me, and all the time they shout and play; their laughter fills the coves among the rhododendron and the oak till we have struggled to the ridge top where the chestnuts grew. Breathless, tired, and content …
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A Poem by Ruth Bell Graham

“Sitting by My Laughing Fire” by Ruth Bell Graham
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Faith Versus Reason

“Faith is being sure of what we hope for. It is being certain of what we do not see.” (Hebrews 11:1) Picasso was once quoted as “praying for strength to transcend the limits his reason was trying to impose on him.” His paintings show that he succeeded admirably. However, there are limits imposed by reason …
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Ruth Graham’s childhood in China

Ruth Bell Graham was born in China in 1920, where her parents, Dr. and Mrs. L. Nelson Bell, were medical missionaries at a hospital north of Shanghai.
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“I Awoke to a World” – A Poem by Ruth Bell Graham

“I Awoke to a World” from Legacy of a Pack Rat by Ruth Bell Graham (Oliver-Nelson Books, 1989)
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A Poem by Ruth Bell Graham

“Always there will be a Gift, always a Tree!”
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No Ordinary Sheep – a poem by Ruth Bell Graham

Ruth Bell Graham from Sitting by My Laughing Fire   Those were no ordinary sheep* no common flocks, huddled in sleep among the fields, the layered rocks, near Bethlehem That Night; but those selected for the Temple sacrifice: theirs to atone for sins they had not done.   How right the angels should appear to …
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The First Christmas Sermon

Four times in the Gospel accounts of Christmas the angels used the expression, “Fear not.”
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