Going back to the beginning

I don't believe there's a Christian anywhere that at one time or another hasn't tried to picture what it must have been like at the beginning. At the beginning of Christianity, I mean.

Maybe the desire to know sneaks up on us unexpectedly. It could happen near Easter or maybe on some quiet night around Christmas.

This is a good kind of searching. It is akin to the remembrance of Bible stories heard years ago when we were children that still remain in our memories with the wonder and delight of childhood innocence and receptivity. Even when we grow up and become more "realistic," we still gather reassurance from these things. While we might feel as though we've lost that childhood quality, there is something powerful and timeless that can't be entirely lost—like the wonder of looking up at millions of stars in a nighttime sky.

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Testimony of Healing
The words of the Psalmist "Bless the Lord, O my soul, and
October 23, 1989

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