Archive for April 17th, 2011

Living for self can kill a marriage. 



Living for Jesus can resurrect it   

– eab, 4/16/11

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Some doctors lie to their patients,

Tell them that “all is well.”

Some door-to-door men also lie;

They make money as they sell.

Some people lie to their best friend,

Falsely saying, “I’ll never tell.”

Worse than all are teachers/preachers,

Who write/profess that there’s no hell.

                – eab, 4/15/11

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4/17 on this date in 1937 Sudan Interior Mission missionaries were forced to leave Ethiopia.  Soldiers from Mussolini’s army were beginning to occupy the country.  SIM left behind a small band (48 members), a church, made up of Wallamo tribes people (previous devil-worshippers).  The believers faced severe persecution from the Italian troops but stayed true – and grew. SIM missionaries came back (July 1943) to a wonderful, God-blessed surprise – a Christian community of some 18,000 souls.

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