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Archive for September 28th, 2010

Sinners are not saints. Saints are not sinners. 

True sinners agree with the above. 

True saints agree with the above. 

Only those trying to straddle the impossible border disagree.   

– eab, 7/18/10

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The rest of the deer from that stage in time,

On that far away rolling ranch,

Have now ceased to be, dying by

Cottonwood, outcrop, or a Dead Horse branch.

 

One buck from that era of western time,

A non-typical one that fall,

Still “lives” on, in a sense you’d say,

Majestically, he hangs on my den wall.

                – eab, 9/24/08

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“Lord Jesus, I am weary in thy work, but not of it.”

George Whitefield, English revivalist, is said to have prayed this on the day before his death at age 56.

George Whitefield was born 12/16/1714, Gloucester, England to an innkeeper.  He was converted to Christ, 1735, the same year he met John and Charles Wesley.  He visited America as a missionary in 1738 returning later that year.  He became known for his preaching in the “fields.”  Whitefield died 9/30/1770 at Newsburyport, Massachusetts.

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