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Apr 19, 2005

Volume 122, Issue #8


Idol behavior: Acts 17:22-31

I've seen the Athenians' approach in southern California.

Precious stones: Acts 7:55-60; Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16

On a recent visit to Washington, D.C., I saw the Hope diamond at the National Museum of Natural History. It’s odd to think that a large piece of carbon, refined by millions of years of compression and cut by human hands, could draw such crowds. Yet people are continually huddled around the display case, which is wired with numerous sensors for security.

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